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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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