Against all expectations, England won the football match this evening, in the penalty shoot out. We are delighted!
We watched the match with the Munich contingent of our family reunion in their holiday chalet where this piece of art had pride of place. They leave tomorrow, so our three weeks of family time finally comes to an end. What a lovely time we have all had together.
Regular readers may remember that I knitted some blue squares recently. They were for the WildWork’s 100:UNEARTH production which started this evening and runs until 22 July, The knitted torpedo stands by the Well at Heligan as part of the commemoration of the finish of WW1, 100 years ago. The torpedo was chosen as a symbol for the vast amount of knitting women and children did during WW1 and to commemorate the fact that women made many of the munitions used.
July 10, 2018 at 5:28 am
reminds me of your pink knitting for the Greenham Common commemoration !
July 10, 2018 at 10:55 am
Yes, me too. Fancy you remembering that – it was some years ago. 🙂
July 3, 2018 at 11:52 pm
If only the women could have just knitted instead of having to make munitions…..very symbolic that torpedo! Well done.
July 4, 2018 at 11:33 am
I agree. I’m looking forward seeing the torpedo in situ when we go to the show next Wednesday. 🙂
July 3, 2018 at 9:54 pm
Brazil England final, here we come 🙂
July 3, 2018 at 10:11 pm
Haven’t we just this conversation Mr. Z? 🙂
July 3, 2018 at 10:18 pm
We can dream 😉
July 3, 2018 at 10:17 pm
That would be a cracker but I won’t hold my breath, albeit I call myself an optimist! 🙂