Crocheting with string…

I’m looking into crocheting with different materials. Using the same stitches, but trying to find materials that are more durable or less expensive  or more suited to the purpose… Here is my first idea… making a durable table mat, which should be somewhat heatproof, using string. It is just parcel string, I found it in […]

Beautiful Day

I would like to record that today is a glorious day. I have just returned to Galway from a week of substitute teaching, of which I loved every minute. I felt like I turned a corner in teaching this week. Never once did I feel that old panic pushing up from my stomach and distracting […]

Banana Nutella Icecream

Pinned there, done that… A few days ago, when I saw this recipe for nutella banana icecream on the Kitchn, I was, ahem, very interested. Then when my friend announced a birthday get-together at her house, and could everybody please bring something, I knew my time had come. Day 1: Aldi, bananas, nutella. Peel bananas […]