Wednesday 20 May 2020

WOYWW - 11th Anniversary, UFO and Covid-19

Hello Everyone,

It's more than a wee while since I joined all you lovely folk - actually it's 7-8 weeks - but when a little birdie (Annie) reminded me that today was a very special day, the 11th anniversary of Julia's What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday. Eleven years!  Eleven years of snooping with permission every Wednesday. Despite my recent absence, I'm delighted to be part of such a wonderful community of crafters - all the more important at this time of social isolation and lockdown. 
Not that there's much been going here. This desk has been much neglected of late. Julia suggested we might like to finish a UFO to mark this anniversary. Not difficult to find UFOs in this house. The difficulty was choosing the one that needed the least effort to finish. I chose this knitted castle.
Now don't laugh! I know, it's quite the most ramshackle castle ever knitted. Not unlike the many ruined Scottish castles that are dotted around our countryside. Hopefully, the little boy it's intended for will enjoy playing with it - together that is, the tiny medieval characters that still have to be knitted.
Here's a close up of the pile of stamps you might have spotted. Just received from Craft Stash yesterday. Very appropriate for the times we are living through. I may be recuperating from the Coronavirus but that doesn't stop goodies falling into those virtual baskets that seem to pop up everywhere online!!! 
I can't possibly finish without thanking everyone who have sent us all the wonderful 'get well' wishes. Too many of you to name but you know who you are. As already noted, I'm recuperating nicely now and getting back to the 'new normal'. However, the EM has been very unwell with the virus, gave us quite a scare for a while there, so much so he had to be rushed to hospital. He's still in the High Dependency Unit but has recovered so well that he's due to be transferred back to the Medical Ward some time today. We're hopeful that, after some physiotherapy, he will be allowed home next week.
And finally, this package of emergency rations was delivered today. A delicious surprise from my wee sister - yum, yum.

Happy Anniversary to you all and a huge thanks to Julia for taking the time and making the effort to keep us WOYWWing through the good and the bad times.

Take care and stay safe everyone.