Short of going out and photographing all the very many potholes around the roads at the minute, or thinking of the hole that is left by all the friends who have passed away this winter, it took me a while to find this photo from last summer - the treasures in a hole on the beach.
This is a cardigan called Cosette and my first attempt at knitting from the top down and doing a seamless piece. It's slow work but I'm pleased with the results so far and can't wait to see it blocked and pressed, opening out the lace pattern and evening out the stockinette parts. Nearly finished the body now and ready to start adding in the sleeves.
I've just started this book and it's really enjoyable. Zadie Smith is a name I see regularly but have never read anything of hers before and I'm engrossed ... she's a great writer and it's interesting having a glimpse into the world of a young black person growing up in London.
Black and white
Messing around with the macro function on my camera, I'd been playing at angles on this pine cone and thought it looked interesting in black and white.
Begins with H
I was scratching my head for a while trying to find something beginning with H and spotted this orchid holder which I brought back from Germany a few years back ... there are lots of glass shops in the shopping arcades in Germany and I rarely come home without a piece. These were so cute. And my orchid loves it - this one is blooming for the third or fourth time.
My own choice
Watching the birds in the morning is such a soothing pastime - and with all the cold weather we've had they've been putting on quite a display around the feeders. I was chuffed with myself for catching this one ... a bullfinch I think - he was sitting in the sun and stayed there for ages.
Off now to see everyone else's interpretations of the prompts.. Do you fancy joining in? Check it out here.