A History of the World in 10½ Chapters by Julian Barnes

I’ve had ‘A History of the World in 10½ Chapters’ on my “to read” list for almost 15 years, but kept putting it off. Now I know why I was dithering. Despite the glowing commendations of university professors and English literature elitists, I simply could not warm to the text, clever though it was. A […]

Vlad the Destroyer Shawl

Nov 13: Cast on, finished setup chart, started main body. Nov 14: Hit a wee snag. Got to row 7 of main body chart and the number of stitches on the chart didn’t match what was on my needles before the marker. Thanks to reading through the forums for the Scary Lace knit-a-long, I realized […]