Purple Craze!

I've been on a bit of a purple kick.  I don't know whether I mentioned the colour of my wonderful new internet box but comPURPLEtron is not the only purple presence in my life at the moment. I have these colour affections which phase in and out of my life.  Recently it was that shade … Continue reading Purple Craze!


Ouch! Painful Japanese sewing adventures.

I have a very different relationship with sewing to the one I have with knitting.  I've written before about the soothing calming experience of slow knitting under a toasty warm jumper as it grows.  Sewing is in contrast, well, painful! Knitting I just sort of gel with.  Mistakes are undone and reworked with minimal grief … Continue reading Ouch! Painful Japanese sewing adventures.

Jai is for Jeillyfash

I've had a bit of a technological disaster of late.  My faithful computron, bought in 2008, finally went to the gadget graveyard.  It was on its second hard drive and hobbling along, wheezing, while it tried to keep up with the flashy decorations on websites these days and the emotional blackmail from sad google robot. … Continue reading Jai is for Jeillyfash