Travel

Beautiful San Francisco

Many years ago I saw this quote about San Francisco by one of my all time heroes, Frank Lloyd Wright: “San Francisco is the only city I can think of that can survive all the things you people are doing to it and still look beautiful.”, and I have to agree.  It’s been about ten […]

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handknitting, Knitting, socks

Saving the socks: a proactive approach

During a visit to Purl Soho Mark saw these socks and wanted a pair (or two). As I’ve previously mentioned, I rarely refuse one of his requests, so the pattern and wool was duly bought. The wool is a beautiful 100% wool worsted twist, but the 100% wool made me a little anxious. I like […]

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Travel

The lesser known treasures of New York City

I’ve done three other posts on NYC previously (here, here and here) so thought there might not be a lot to report, except this time we made some discoveries which I thought might be worth posting about. First up is the not so hidden side of the city: the trip to Hoboken by ferry is […]

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Travel

Day trip to Philly

I’ve been to Philadelphia a couple of times but always by myself, so I was keen to visit there with Mark. We found that we only had time for a day trip but I figured we could fit it all in. We took the train from New York and began our visit in Rittenhouse Square, […]

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