What a week it has been!
Previously, the boys were conveniently picked up by the school minibus from the top of our drive and returned in the evening.......so easy I can tell you. Now I travel in and out from town and once I get home it feels like I get about three things done and then I am back on the road again.
To most, I guess is sounds like we have done the unimaginable, but for us and our family it has definitely been the right move (if I keep saying it, it might sink in!!) Our middle boy is happy as larry, not a lot fazes him as he is class clown and very laid back. Our oldest is taking more time, but has a few new friends and so many amazing opportunities for him in the new school. The littlest will start in January and I feel sure he will be happy and confident in such a good school with excellent resources. New beginnings are always a bit daunting, but sometimes hanging on to the familiar because it is comfy and convenient is not the way to go.
On a far less philosophical note..........crochet.........
With great enthusiasm I signed up for the one-a-day challenge set up by gingerbread girl and then with all the organisational skills of a.......very disorganised person........... I missed the start!
I have decided to do the Sunnyspread throw from ravelry and have spent some time pondering colours for the person it is intended for. I did show you a square I made up in a yellow ochre cotton.........
But felt a little wobbly about the colour, I loved it, but felt it might be a little strong for someone else. So rather cautiously, I chose a very pale lilac, far safer and neutral. ............maybe one day I will make an goldy coloured one for myself........truly sunny.
Anyway I did the second square on a 5 hook (the pattern calls for a 6) but felt it was a bit gappy, so I have settled on doing it on a 4 hook so it is a little tighter. Each square takes a little over half an hour, so should be do-able and as long as I am disciplined, I will have a tick off my Christmas present list in a couple of months!