Tag Archives: London Events

Episode 99: Be Curious

This week, inspired by the opening ceremony for the Paralympic Games, I am taking Professor Stephen Hawking’s advice to be curious. We’ll also be taking a look at more knitting goodies for the coming season, with Knitty and Pom Pom … Continue reading

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Paralympic Games

I spent yesterday at the Olympic Park. First up, was Goal Ball: Played by the visually impaired (who wear blackout masks to make everyone equally and completely blind), each team of three members tries to score a goal by throwing … Continue reading

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En Garde!

It’s official, I have seen the Olympics. Well, one bit of them, at least. Yesterday I headed over to the Excel Centre: We arrived for the evening session and breezed through security. No queues, cheerful security people and very polite … Continue reading

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Episode 97: Let the Games Begin

Olympic fever has hit London and finally, the Sheep’s role in the festivities can be revealed as we discuss the extravaganza of the Opening Ceremony. Plus there’s a rundown of what’s on my needles and a show that proves we … Continue reading

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Eeyore

Apparently, the New York Times thinksĀ BritainĀ is a nation of Eeyores. I can’t check this as the article in question is behind their paywall, but I can understand the impression that we are a country of pessimists when it comes to … Continue reading

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Watch This!

In an effort to say something positive about the Olympics and Paralympics may I point you in the direction of this Channel 4 trailer for the Paralympics. I saw it on TV for the first time last night and it’s … Continue reading

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Episode 82: Riot

This week, inevitably, is all about the recent London riots. But it’s not all doom and gloom, as I share some exciting news; take a look at a new craft and fibre magazine; examine what’s on my needles, and the … Continue reading

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Episode 80: Knit Nation 2011

This week I report back from Knit Nation 2011, to tell you all about the lovely podcaster meet-up, the marketplace, my yarn purchases, and a competition where you can win a lovely skein of yummy yarn! (And if that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Knit Nation Meet-Up!

Knit Nation is almost upon us! I can’t wait to look around the marketplace, though I fear I will have resist the temptation to refurbish my house entirely in yarn If you’re going to be there on Saturday, then I … Continue reading

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Episode 79: Things To Do

This week is all about lists and when they get out of hand. Plus we have a look at the latest issue of Rowan Magazine in an epic pattern review, and there’s news of a podcasting meet-up at Knit Nation … Continue reading

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