Well, I have something pretty exciting to share with you! Well, its very exciting to me anyway!
I had a half day off work this afternoon, and spent the afternoon visiting the building society and then the solicitors...
...yes, this may sound familiar to those of you who are home-owners....
....I am buying my very own little flat!
I can tell you it's a scary proposition, but also soooo exciting! I've been busy looking for somewhere since the beginning of May, which has meant I haven't had the time to be here on the blog as much as I would like to - between everything else in life and trying to arrange a mortgage and find a suitable property... well, you will know what I mean!
But, at last I have been able to set the wheels in motion. Things are still at an early stage, and those of you who have done this before will no that there a lot of things that can still go wrong. Nevertheless, I am hopeful that in a few months time I'll be able to share with you the excitement of moving day!
It has been quite a lovely day here - blue skies, sunshine, still very warm but thankfully not as stultifying as it has been!
Once I'd returned from my various flat-buying related errands, I was mercifully able to flop down on the sofa for a while and relax with some crochet.
First I worked on the granny stripe.... stripe, stripe, happy stripe I worked, enjoying the bright colours.
Then, in a sudden burst of energy and project-finishing-inspiration I got out the hexagon throw and have just spent the last few hours stitching motifs in place:
There is still a little work to go on this, and then the ends to fasten in. But I hope to have this project finished well before moving day, so that this blanket can grace my new home!
I think I may have to make something else brightly coloured once I finish granny stripe and hexagon blanket. These little tea light shades which I have in my bedroom have been reminding me of all the colours I love!
Have a happy evening.