Tag Archives: things to do in London


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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Kate Jenkins

The fabulous stitched artwork of Kate Jenkins makes a welcome, woolly return this month, with her new exhibition at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery in London. (You may remember her Cafe exhibition was mentioned on the podcast a couple of years … Continue reading

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This weekend we took a trip to Greenwich, home of the famous Meridian Line. Greenwich Park is beautiful and, even when the weather isn’t that great, up on the hill there are spectacular views of the City and the Docklands.

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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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Columbia Road

On a glorious day like today, it seems that Summer is trying to leapfrog Spring entirely. A perfect morning then, to leisurely wander from Hoxton over to Columbia Road, and its Sunday flower market. You can tell you’re getting nearer, … Continue reading

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Episode 72: Robin Hood

This week, to mark the second ‘podiversary’ of the show, we return to the original film review with a look at the latest Robin Hood film, starring Russell Crowe. There’s also a sneaky-peek at a fabulous dress party, a sheepy … Continue reading

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Episode 64: Royal Revolution

Happy Thanksgiving! This week, with the announcement of the royal wedding, we take a look at the monarchy. Plus there are funtimes to be had with some lovely knitting groups, and we have a round-up of some entertaining blogs. Classic … Continue reading

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Episode 63: Making A Mockery

This week we examine the pitfalls of making a bad joke, plus some knitterly Christmas festivities to look forward to and a collection of patterns that have some bite. More on the Twitter Joke Trial The Bothered Owl, Christmas Yarn … Continue reading

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Episode 54: A Brief Guide To Hoxton

This week join me for a day out in my neighbourhood! Plus we roam through the wonders of the Feed The Sheep thread on Ravelry, there’s a new (to me) online knitting magazine, an update on the Sweater of Doom, … Continue reading

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