Hmm, the new NHS computer system is behaving in silly fashion. I wonder if that explains the sudden increase in the ENT waiting list? Anyway, my tonsils have gone on a celebratory jolly after learning of yesterday's (hopefully temporary) reprieve. Yes, I have tonsillitis AGAIN! Monkey is still trying to be helpful and offering to take them out for me:
I'm not sure what purpose the banana is meant to serve. Is it Roald Dahl's "Boy" where the older brother gets his tonsils taken out on the kitchen table? Or did I imagine it? Haven't read it since primary school. Anyway, I have pointed out to Monkey that we don't have a kitchen table, so he can't take them out...
And a neighbour's cat dropped round to keep me company:
I'm not sure where it lives, but I didn't let it stay too long (don't want it get funny ideas about where it lives). Well, I do, but cat-napping is a very bad thing to do. Obviously. Ahem.
And WIP finishing is on a roll! I finished Hedera:
This is the Hedera sock pattern from Knitty. Yarn used is Trekking XXL in colour 12 (from my SP6 exchange partner, Amy, last year) using 2.25mm needles. I seem to have been knitting these for ages as I was doing them on holiday in June, but I got distracted by some other things, like moving house! The yarn isn't quite as variegated as it appears in the above pic!
Also, I took part in a discussion about ethical yarn sourcing on the Knittyboard a few weeks ago and now Tara (who runs a online shop called "Blonde Chicken Boutique" has started up a Google group to carry on talking about ethical crafting ideas. If anybody wants to read more, or to join, the link is here. It's very quiet at the moment...
Decisions have been made!
14 hours ago