Wednesday, 4 July 2012

What You Doing Wednesday Week 15

Happy 4th July to everyone!

I hope everyone is safe!
I've been reading on a lot of blogs from
America about the awful fires
you've been having!
I wish I could send you some of our rain!!!
We are the opposite and are all rained out.

This week is a bad week for my CFS :-(
I'm a bit worried as my left foot
is getting so painful I am struggling to walk.
The disability can throw anything at me
but it scares me when it means that
I can't function.

Enough of that positives for the week!
We have set our bird table up so
Little Red can reach it.
He now gets up every morning and fills
it with bird seed etc.
I got him a little book:

It is a fantastic little book!
The book has a page on each bird
which tells them all about them.
At the back of the book it has
a picture tick list of all the birds.
Little Red has ticked off the Black Bird
& the sparrow already!
He loves the fact he can sit
and watch his bird table from the conservatory
and tick the birds off himself.
The pictures are big so he can easily tell which bird is which
and the tick boxes are big as well.
Little hands don't make small ticks :-)

I think we need to practice in front of the mirror!
Everytime you say smile a funny face appears :-)

I am reading 
The Daughters of Dracula (The Stoker Sisters)
by Kailin Gow at the moment

So far it seems a really good book!
It's an 

Award-Winning Finalist in Women's Literature 2011 International Book Awards

I've only read about 14% of the book so far.
It's a period book
and so far we are just learning about the sisters
and their background.
I think we have been introduced to the Vampire
but we haven't been told about him yet.
I'll hopefully finish it soon and give
you the full low down.

I have a bit of a confession.
When I first started blogging
and entering giveaways
I started following hundreds of blogs.
I love reading them all but it got out of hand.
I now often have over 1000+
posts to read.
When I tried to remove some I found there
is a fault with google reader
You can't stop following any.
If you are a blog I follow I do read your posts
but due to the qty I just
can't comment often.
I'm sorry I'm not a better blogger
but I thought I would let you know why.

Now onto what I am making this week:
I've got some sad news :-(
I frogged my Tree of Life blanket.
I was thinking yesterday and realised
I needed a project that is repetitive
and not a complicated one.
Looking at the patterns I knew I would always have to be concentrating.
So on a positive note I have decided to make a basket weave blanket instead.
Yesterday I frogged and then started the new blanket
It doesn't look much yet but hopefully it will soon.

I am also making a Santa Hat
This is for my next collection of Patterns.
I'm planning on releasing a
Winter Wonderland
Pattern Selection.

I hope you are having a good week!
I hope everyone from America 
has a brilliant 4th July!

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