This photo is from just after Christmas in fact.
I have been quite productive with my knitting in recent weeks. I do find knitting very relaxing.
There was a lot of pink on Friday.
I was planning a catch up post some time around now – I had taken a lovely photo of the new Persephone books OH bought me for Christmas – added to that was going to be a summary of the ‘best bits’ of our festive period.
However OH has finally collapsed into an exhausted sleep after receiving a phone call some hours ago telling him that his sister has died suddenly and unexpectedly.
Insomnia is my companion at the best of times so I am watching the clock tick by knowing that in a couple of hours Flo will be awake and we will have to tell her that her adored aunty has died.
Sis-in-law leaves two sons, young men in their 20s making their way in the world but tonight both feeling very young and overwhelmed. There is no OH for sis-in-law, he left when the boys were toddlers and refused all contact with them from the day he left – his loss. She was their all, it will be tough for them. Their loss is the greatest of all those left stunned by the suddenness and unexpectedness of her death.
A post like this should probably end with something moving or at least slightly profound but buggery buggery bollocks is the best I can manage.
It has been a few weeks since I have been here.
It has been another week or so since I last posted – the days seem to fly by. Continue reading
I know it is not popular with everyone but The Walking Dead returned last night.