Thursday, July 23, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
Boris moulted and is now 100% (fingers crossed) Doris! This is her moult - those fangs are amazing. I find their mouth feathers fascinating.
Friday, July 17, 2009
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
When I saw Fergus's picture (he is also known as Bogle, Fungus and Lurgy) I felt really drawn to it. I kept going back and looking again and again.....I showed M, who doesn't normally like Scottie dogs, but who surprised me with a positive reaction, but still I hemmed and hawed. Finally on Sunday M took the initiative and phoned them up. We were there within the hour, money in our pockets and rest, as they say is history.
Part of my trepidation was due to Lotsie being a bit of a monster still and part was due to the work of a puppy (I don't think I've recovered fully from Lottie's puppyhood and getting her and Loobles to make friends was not easy.) However, it is too late, we have jumped into the deep end without a rubber ring again!
So far, it's been really good. He's bold enough to cope with the Funster - they have become buddies and by the 2nd night were sharing Lottie's bed. She is a little rough, but then he nips her back with gusto or yips if she goes too far, she stops, he launches himself at her and bites her again and off they go. They share toys, they romp, sleep and play together. Feeding time is a bit sticky as Lotsie is possessive about her food bowl - but she learnt that from the spotty pig at an early age.
Fergus himself is very sweet. He already will sit, wait, fetch and give. He uses his waz mats 90% of the time and also is well on the way to doing his jobbies out of doors. He cuddles but is also self contained enough to find a spot to doze in when everyone is too busy to play.
I know it's early days but I feel quite positive about it all so far.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
Friday, July 10, 2009
Originally uploaded by loobles2002
Post via flickr cos blogger is being an arse.
This is a single spun from a handcarded batt of merino, kid mohair, viscose and sparkle from www.FeltStudioUK.etsy.com that I purchased at Woolfest. It's not yet washed etc so was still a little kinky (lol). But I couldn't wait to post it cos I think it is so purty.
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
So here is my first batch - we're on day 5 today - fresh straight from the wheel, so not yet washed an unkinked.
Was really torn as this spun up as a really lovely single but the colours just called out to be plied.
Monday, July 06, 2009
It's just as a canvas for another colour - so a temporary measure -sure looks different.
Now to decide what to colour over it.......?
The colours I have to hand are, Lavender, Pink, Coral or Peacock or maybe all of them at once *joke*.
I was so bored with being grey - I know I have the attention span of a gnat when it comes to hair.
(No pictures either - see previous porcine roadkill explanation or just look Anthony's picture of me on F/book - aghghghgghghghghghghghghghhghnoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. It's not vanity I promise you, just protection for your eyes and my ego. I like to live in ignorance of my physical flaws - lol.)
Thursday, July 02, 2009
This naughty little dog has a new past time....it's called 'Hunt the outdoors Conkers!'
Yep Mr C McB is now going out on a daily basis. He should be renamed Lurkio, cos he lurks in the undergrowth. He is working diligently on his pigeon cookbook on a daily basis...today he is writing up Pigeon Omelet with a side dish of Collar Dove chunky chips.