Author Archives: NomadWarMachine

Joining up the dots?

We’re all thinking about dots. Sheri reminds us that this is not a new conversation. Terry responds and starts teasing out the metaphor. Dots and lines, or overlapping circles? Maybe both, maybe more. We don’t have the words to represent to … Continue reading

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Dot dot dot

Mashing together two prompts today: Wendy’s post for #MoDigiWri and the Daily Create also for today. I visited the Dotsies site and grabbed the bookmarklet up to my tool bar, then headed over to Wendy’s blog and applied it, screen shot … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018

Christmas lunch – vege roast and all the trimmings for me, Niall, Niall’s mum and aunt Lesley. Served on mum and dad’s dinner service, reminding me of Christmasses past with family – busy days with everybody piled into mum and … Continue reading

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Curtains

Two years ago I bought the material to make a pair of curtains for my bedroom, but the holidays passed and the curtains didn’t get made.  The material sat around for a while with Lacey using it as a cushion, … Continue reading

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Memories

My granny loved the colours of the sky at sunrise and sunset. Once, when redecorating, she opted for blue, grey and terracotta. “Like the colour of the evening sky”, she told me. Often when I see the autumn skies I … Continue reading

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Glowing

I’m behind with #NovDoodle (or, taking it at my own pace!), and did the day 10 “glowing” yesterday. Above is the end result. First I drew a silhouette of an owl with white crayon on black paper and cut it … Continue reading

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Invisible Grafting

Socks, yes socks! Sarah is a great knitter and Wendy responded to her call out and the results are so cool! Sarah wrote about this project but let’s get some more details on the design. Fibonacci? This video inspired some … Continue reading

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Fibonacci socks

I made socks. In response to my suggestion Wendy sent me a pattern for a Fibonacci spiral. I worked out the rest of the pattern using Fibonacci numbers for the stripes: I’m really pleased with the result. So if you’d … Continue reading

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Pollok Park

A trip out today to Pollok Park. Virginia creeper around the Edwardian House: Standing on a bridge over the river Cart Zooming in: Looking for horses that bite and kick: Autumn is here, but this Indian Balsam is still flowering … Continue reading

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Miscommunication

Random moments of misconnection: George, a Chinese UG, tells me how hard it is to study independently when there is so much he does not understand in lectures. He struggles to understand aurally and finds it hard to use lecture … Continue reading

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