Yarnalong: Phoenix, Brave, Bearbrass

yarnalong-20150805How wondrously colourful is my feature image this week?

Knitting: Phoenix in Cleckheaton Merino Bambino

Most of the weekend was sucked up with finishing my Ursula cardigan (more on that when I have photos), so little progress has been made on Phoenix, although it’s certainly being helped by…

Listening: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The story of a future dystopia, where society is perfect and regulated, and all of humanity’s flaws have been scienced away. It’s weirdly acting as a self-help book for me; I have a tendancy to think my life would be perfect if I was more organised, more hard-working, more focused. But then I wouldn’t be human and would lose a great many good things.

Reading: Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne by Robyn Annear

I have a new part-time job as a beer walking tour guide (seriously, that’s a thing) and my boss’ notes use this book copiously, so I thought I’d better read it. It’s all about Melbourne between the first settlers and the gold rush.

See what everyone else is knitting/reading/listening to over on the original Yarnalong.

 

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