Enter, Sheepishly

Pun not originally intended, but take it as you will. It’s been over a month (eep, month an a half?!) since my last post here, and I am ashamed. There has been plenty to post about, but I just haven’t … Continue reading →

I forgot one


Folks, I forgot one of my resolutions: go to a museum once a month. I love going to museums — my family always went to museums on vacations as a child, and as an adult I’m still not entirely sure what to do with myself … Continue reading →



Around a year after finishing my doctorate, I was in a coffee shop with one of my supervisors catching up and discussing my future. The coffee shop was part of the Dovecot Gallery and Tapestry Studio in Edinburgh, which just happened to … Continue reading →

Year of the Ram

The Lunar New Year (also commonly known as Chinese New Year in the US) begins on Thursday! Even though I haven’t been to any full-on celebrations since I left California over a decade ago, and haven’t celebrated at all since I stopped living in … Continue reading →

Summer of Swag

Operation Fussy Little Pearl (see my last post) is slowly getting underway, but first, let’s take a step back and talk a little more about the summer. See, I may have over-compensated for my lost creative mojo by indulging in buying pretty things. This, … Continue reading →

A story of wool, told in pictures.

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Ask and Ye Shall Receive

Remind me not to take my father yarn shopping. Not because he’s bad at it, no! Never! Because he’s far too good at it, and I end up walking out with far more (beautiful, beautiful) skeins than I intended. See, last … Continue reading →

A month of silence

Hey, folks. So it’s been over a month without me updating here. It was a long month, and though there was a lot of good, there was a lot of bad, too. I won’t be sharing much of the bad, … Continue reading →

Summertime in France

All righty, folks. Finally, at the end of October, we have reached the final chapter of my summertime adventures. We end where the adventures began: in Paris! The following finds are all from the Louvre. I’m sure the details about … Continue reading →

Summertime in Germany

As promised in my previous blog-post, we continue the catch-up by travelling back in (summer)time to Germany! As I stated in my post on the Netherlands, I didn’t find any yarn/shops in Germany (my yarn-fu failed me). And though I … Continue reading →