- my problem with Outlook and/or Google
- the non-delivery of our gate – and now
- the gas boiler seems to have broken down
So no hot water and no heat. Of course in a normal August you wouldn’t need heat – but so far August has been cold and wet.
Much like July.
Thank goodness we’ve got a gas fire. And Wensleydale has just phoned British Gas – who assure us they will come tomorrow! [Hope they are more reliable than the gate people …]
However [although I may be tempting fate] the sewing machine is still working – so this - which you last saw at the beginning of May – now looks like this.
Only 3 months to make a cushion cover. Except I decided to cover a spare pillow with it, given the shape of the embroidery.
And now for something completely different.
I’ve shown you this bit of fence before. I liked it so much I played around with it in Picnik. So for the daily photo, for a while, I thought I’d show you what I've done with it.
Starting with this one. I used the ‘Posterize’ filter in ‘Effects’ under the ‘Create’ button.
It is the version I used to design the stitching in this. Unfortunately it has made no further progress since yesterday.
Just realised that the OU is 40 years old. I started studying with them two years after they started. Makes me feel very old…