Category Archives: Festive BloPoMo

Oh, hi, Happy New Year!

And…. oops! I completely gave in to the Dreaded Lurgy, and failed to keep up with my BloPoMo challenge. D’oh! I did make 22 entries (23 including this one) though, so that’s ¾ of it achieved at least. Yep, let’s … finish reading “Oh, hi, Happy New Year!”

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How many voices, now?

Huh, yeah… you remember how I was babbling about different voices. Or ranges / registers in your voice, I suppose. Well, my chest voice is now still about as much use as it was the other day, but my head … finish reading “How many voices, now?”

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On the second day of Christmas…

… my brother brought to me: – Some non-drowsy Sudafed – And a packet of Panadol Extraaaaa. Ahh, sweet relief! I’d just run out of painkillers, and I was very glad I didn’t have to drag myself down to the … finish reading “On the second day of Christmas…”

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Filler

Only posting because I’ve set myself this challenge! My cold has gone from my chest to my head… I’m so glad it waited til today, though, or I’d have missed Christmas dinner! *g* Oh well, back to bed. I will … finish reading “Filler”

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Chriiiiiiistmas time…

… mistletoe and wine. Or in my case, mince pies and lemsip! Yes, I was feeling a bit grot, but I had a lovely day nevertheless. I spent it, as is traditional, at Mum’s. We ate loads of nummy food, … finish reading “Chriiiiiiistmas time…”

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On different voices

Did you know that people have two (at least) voices? “Chest” voice and “head” voice*. I guess most people only use one most of the time, or don’t notice when they switch from one to the other. Mainly, it’s your … finish reading “On different voices”

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Seasonal socialising

Whew – today I’ve been round to A’s for pre-Christmas… um… muffins! And company and chat and stuuuuff. It was fun :-) I even have photos of little H wearing the hat I made him back in the summer – … finish reading “Seasonal socialising”

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Passing post

Can’t spend long at the computer, because I need to be sitting with my feet elevated. D’oh. Still, I’m to stop taking the new meds, so hopefully I’ll be back to normal (ahem) soon. I am quite pleased with myself … finish reading “Passing post”

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The amazing expanding feet :-/

It’s looking like I’m experiencing a side-effect from the new medication I started a couple of weeks ago: oedema. My feet and legs have swollen up, and I think my arms have a bit as well. My skin feels too … finish reading “The amazing expanding feet :-/”

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Under the wire

Ooops, only just got this entry done. And I can’t even think of much to say. Um. It’s been a pretty average day, really. A normal one, even. I did housework*, the postman delivered the last parcel I need for … finish reading “Under the wire”

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Let’s see how I’m doing…

I’m still not ready for Christmas, quite, but I am slowly crossing things off the list: Write and send out cards of both types. Knit like there’s no tomorrow (I’m not doing many knitted presents this year, but there are … finish reading “Let’s see how I’m doing…”

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Casting off and on again

I’ve been working away on Christmas presents again today, and I got to the casting off part. Only I managed to do it too tightly the first time. D’oh! So I dug out some online tutorials to help me decide … finish reading “Casting off and on again”

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Knit Jamming at Aardvark

Got back from Knit Jam a short while ago. Hi Jo! Hi Lesley! Hi Leila! Hi everyone else! And there are lots and lots of everyone elses now that we’re meeting at Aardvark. I suspect the scrummy cake has something … finish reading “Knit Jamming at Aardvark”

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Toothy drama

I’m not having very good tooth-luck at the moment. It’s just the one tooth, really, but I broke a chunk off of it (I had an encounter with a rogue popcorn kernel) a couple of weeks ago. Then yesterday, I … finish reading “Toothy drama”

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Ten Days to Go

You know, I haven’t counted down to Christmas like this since I was little. It’s only because I’m doing this blog thing and it’s making me more aware of the days passing! Anyway, I have re-organised and updated my list … finish reading “Ten Days to Go”

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