1 It always amuses me when I see this lovely face looking out at me from some merchandise, today, while wandering through the supermarket. Louis Tomlinson of One Direction was a lovely pupil in my English class many years ago! It’s his birthday tomorrow, so Happy Birthday Louis!
2 We are having a goose this year for Christmas dinner and I collected it this morning. This afternoon I have made the stuffing, leaving it now for the flavours to mingle. It has sausage meat with onion, apple, Armagnac-soaked prunes, sage, cloves and mace all mixed together. My mace is from some brought from Jamaica by my Sister-in-law when she went home a few years ago. I did not know until then that mace is the beautiful outer layer of a nutmeg.
3 I realised today that my favourite wool shop, Knitcraft Wool Shop, will be closing early tomorrow and not re-opening until 29th December when I will be unable to go shopping. The other day, I discovered a beautiful project for my recuperation days that requires yarn in every colour of the rainbow. Here they are: