Keeping this post short & sweet today. I was in need of some happy-making tonight, as I’ve made the mistake of catching up on the news around the world.
Well… no running whatsoever for the past week, nor will there be any for a few more weeks in my future. A week ago, clumsy me managed to stub my baby toe on a concrete edger – and the snap was so loud, I heard it clearly. Another broken toe for she-who-shall-never-be-called-Grace.
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells – yes, I know – how did I go so long without reading this one before now? Too many books, not enough time! LOL I really loved this story, it was much darker than I had imagined, but not with too much drama/details like a modern day version would likely have. Succinct & gripping.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad – another classic, yes! This one was free last month via Amazon – whispersync with a special Audible version read by Kenneth Branagh. His narration was so fantastic that I didn’t even bother pulling out my Kindle to read it – I just kept listening to it instead! I cannot recommend this version enough.
Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton – OMG. So good. I loved this retelling of Beowulf. After reading this one, naturally I had to watch the movie (The 13th Warrior), which I also liked – though not as much as the book. :)
I’ve also been busy in this area, yay! I finished the crocheted baby blanket as well as some birthday gifts – 2 knit & felted bags & a special geeky pillow. I also have another bag crocheted that I need to sew up yet. Oh yeah – and I knit/felted an oven mitt for the manlet!
Today’s Ravelry Search
* Free pattern
What is happy-making for you?
That tea cozy is AMAZING!
Isn’t it?! I love it so much. :-)
So sorry about the toe, reminded me of when my Mother would tell me she should have named me Grace. Evidently giving you time to work with yarn.
I always love your craft picks, this week I looked at those crocheted flowers and told the dog, those had to be Lucy at Attic24, I love her designs and color choices, they are always so happy. And happy was the theme of today’s pattern picks.
Hope you feel better soon.
Thanks! I was able to get a shoe on the other day and the limp is nearly gone. Now I just have to wait until I can run again. LOL