Author Archives: Knoob

About Knoob

Well ... I'm thirtyish, female, mostly British, and skirmishing occasionally with depression. I though that taking up a useful and practical new hobby might help me develop a healthy work/life balance. I failed to anticipate how frustrating learning to knit would occasionally prove. But I shall persevere in the face of adversity!

Ran out of yarn!

It’s been a busy summer, and so I’ve not really looked at my needles very much. Yesterday, I didn’t have much to do, so I thought I’d get myself back into the routine. I decided to grab a ball of … Continue reading

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Reblog

Just a quick post to reblog this cartoon by Luke Pearson. Luke is one of my favourite comic artists. I love his sparse use of a specific colour stock, and how he captures so much emotion in so few pen-strokes. … Continue reading

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Last night’s breakfast

I’m a bad feminist. Too preoccupied with day-to-day hardships like having to get up and wash myself and eat and work and things, more often than not I only deal with questions of gender equality as and when they come … Continue reading

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Boom hat

As we all know, throwing stuff away is for losers and upcycling is totally rad. 5 years ago, some friends all clubbed in to get me a set of headphones for my birthday. They sounded really great – in fact, … Continue reading

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Tea and Coen Brothers Saturday

There’s really no reason to write this post because the title kind of says it all. I’ve had a couple of weeks off and it’s been fantastic. I’ve caught up with a bunch of people that I love and met … Continue reading

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Stealing time?

Yesterday I did something that I haven’t done in a little while, which is lie to a friend to get out of a social engagement that I wanted to go to and had been genuinely invited to, because I’d been … Continue reading

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Shiawase … ?

*insert obligatory introductory sentence here making empty promises to do more knitting and talk about that some time* I’ve got a nice little A level class. They’re the best. There’s only 2 kids and they’re both going to get excellent … Continue reading

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