Friday, 27 January 2012


wishing you a great weekend.

Saturday, 21 January 2012


...sitting on my shoulder.
Have a great weekend :-)

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

On my Way to 5K

I'm on my way to 5K!
Exercised 36min total, 18min running, 8min max run

Sunday, 15 January 2012

I'm on my way to 5K

exercised 32min total, 16min running, 6min max run.

I used the 5K Runner app

January garden

As the sun is shining from a bright blue sky I decided to post a quick "middle of the month" garden picture taken with my iPhone.

Friday, 13 January 2012

Weird weather

After a walk with a friend and her five doggies along the Rhine on which we got quite wet and blown through this is my view from the couch (where I am curled up with my "hot doggie bottles" watching a program about Boudica and the Romans in Britain).

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Knitting for Sweetheart

I think I had lost my knitting mojo during the last weeks but it seems it has come back!
Often if Sweetheart has a bad headache he uses my Kiri shawl to keep his neck warm and calls it the Faery Shawl because it works so great. I thought he needed his own one and started one for his birthday but so sorry he got a work in progress instead of a finished object. But so I could ask how long he wanted it :-) and now I am just trying to finish it. I hope he will love it! It is made in some of my favourite leftover sock yarns! It was some redheart that was available at Walmart over here.

I am using an easy pattern, start with about four stitches in garter stitch, increase one stitch on one side every fourth row until you have used half of your yarn then decrease.

Thanks for coming over!Tina

Monday, 9 January 2012

Sunday walk

Here are a few pictures that I just took on our walk that took us close to the ponds. It had rained before as it often does right now at temps between 5 and 10 °C. Wind makes it feel colder a bit. We were lucky enough that the sun came out but on the last meters before getting home it started raining again.

 The boy staying close to me while the girls running ahead to explore the world when let off leash and hearing the bloved "go".
 It is amazing how green the field looks already with the winter wheat sown late in fall.
 The lanes are very muddy and the soil is soaked.
 Now all I see looking around me is this:

Thanks for coming over! Tina

Evening walk

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Lazy sunday afternoon

After shutting down the notebook I got myself a cup of coffee and made myself comfy on the couch with my knitting. After not even a minute my view is this while Flavie lies next to me and Dingo works hard to get all the blankets out of his basket (and find himself another dogbed then).

January garden

Not much change to December and November (that I just uploaded) and so unusually green... and there are even two crocus buds back there! The picture I took of them was crap so you just have to believe me :-)

Thanks for coming over! Tina

Friday, 6 January 2012

Sky scarf

This is the beginning of my 2012 sky scarf:
Each night I want to knit two rows in garter stitch in two colours that match the day's sky. As special features I already added some yellow for lightning and a silver bead for hail. Not sure yet if I am happy about the pompon yarn for rain.
I got the idea on the knits and crosses blog and there is a group for it on ravelry, the conceptual knitters with a knitalong for 2012.

Thursday, 5 January 2012


Last night's evening sky. The Call bevor the storm...

Monday, 2 January 2012

Happy New Year

To every one. Hope you all started 2012 well. My New year's resolution? Be in blogland more often again!