Well not really gold but this is the jar of crab apple jelly is made from my very small crop of crab apples. I managed to produce this jar and small bowl for tasting. The jelly has a sweet sour flavour. Next year I'm hoping for a crop on the second tree and then maybe I'll make 2 jars!.
Monday, May 31, 2010
Saturday, May 8, 2010
This morning has been a time to meander. The dogs and I went walking. At a distance we looked at the cats. There was a lot of tugging on the leads but cats must have felt safe.
Daisy and Rufus were waiting for some morning sun. Daisy is very old. In fact very, very old. Each morning unless it is raining she spends a couple of hours outside. Rufus is a very gentle being - unless you leave the door open and he turns into a rocket.
As we walked down the paddock I could hear a cracking noise in the hawthorn trees. And who should it be but the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. Two of them were having a feast on the hawthorn berries. I stood and watched for a while. The cockatoos broke off a small twig with berries - this was the cracking sound
Friday, May 7, 2010
This bobbin of yarn needs to be transformed into dyed chunky yarn today. I am about to wind the yarn into hanks and start dyeing. The slow combustion stove is warming the house so if I hang the yarn in the loft it will dry overnight.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Seem to have Chunky yarn everywhere. This weather brings on the orders. Stitches and Craft on Sunday and I'll have lots of Chunky yarn there.
Have been felting hatband for kits. Nearly ready for the Stitches and Craft Show on at Caulfield Racecourse. I'll be there on Sunday only, on the 1st floor, stand i2