Monthly Archives: August 2013

BSJ for Gabriela

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BAT

This poor Bat must have been caught unawares by sunrise over the weekend and he spent all day clinging to the wall in a shadowy corner of the balcony.

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Westknit’s 2013 Mystery KAL – Color Craving

Stephen West of Westknit has come up with another Mystery KAL for 2013, the 3rd year running. I’ll be joining hundreds of other Westknit Fans from all over the world. The KAL is only starting on the 13th of September, … Continue reading

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More Hazul in Downtown Porto

Despite the Mayor of Porto having decided to paint over some of his work recently, Hazul has not let that put him off from brightening up blank walls of dilapidated buildings. Here are some of his more recent works that … Continue reading

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Downtown Porto

So yesterday before the knitting get together I wondered around downtown for an hour, here are some of the photos I took. In a next post I’ll show off the amazing work of Hazul, an artist who brightens up the … Continue reading

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2013 Knitting Get Together – August (Porto)

So today we had another knitting get together at Ateneia, another enjoyable afternoon had by all. My afternoon started of with lunch around 13.30 eating a ham/cheese grilled sandwich washed down with a Coke and reading Lauren Weisberger’s lastest novel … Continue reading

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Photographing Sunrise in Porto

To celebrate the International Day of Photography, the Instituto Portugues de Fotografia (IPF) had several activities planned over the weekend of 16-19 August. Fernanda and I, having both taken a course at IPF last year, decided to sign up and … Continue reading

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Hibiscus in Bloom

Some photos I took of the Hibiscus plants in bloom in my parent’s back yard. I just love these flowers.

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FCP

This is a hat I’d made some time ago, but never got around to photographing. This has gone to the son of a very good friend of mine, who like me is a big FCP fan.

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Test Knit Fjaril Mini in Pink and Green

Here are some photos of the original Test Knit I did for Madeleine in pink. Since it was so easy and such a quick knit I made another version in green.

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