Finished!

Mina's crocheted smock
I just finished Mina’s crocheted smock. I totally forgot about the buttons when I bought materials. But I had these little pink elephants in my workroom for many years; happy now to use them.

Mina's dress detail

Tomorrow I go to the post office to send a parcel to California.

Easter weekend 2010

The weather has been absolutely amazing – 27°C, lots of sunshine. The sun did desert us this afternoon. Wind picked up. I was working on smocking Mina’s crocheted dress when I noticed an unusual light outside. I grabbed my camera and went out onto the balcony. I got these shots:




  • A few minutes later the sky turned very pink with dark clouds roiling in front:

  • Now the temperature has dropped; the forecast low for tonight is 4°C.