Tricky rascal raspberries

Nanna says some colours are really tricky to photograph – especially if they’re blue hues.

Boo hoos!?!

Haha, Nanna says it’s enough to make you wanna cry, the way the camera turns pink things red or orange but not bright dark pink like the real wool she was knitting with.

She says the wool of the scarf she’s made for “Operation Brighten” (we told you about that last time) is a bright raspberry pink.

Last year when we were staying at Nanna’s house, before we moved to South Korea, there was a raspberry bush in the orchard; that’s what they call down the back where all the fruit trees are. Late one night, Granddad heard a noise at the back door. When he went to see what it was, there was Big  Brother coming inside again… with red on his mouth.

”Nanna was asleep,” said Big Brother, “so I went in the garden and ate some raspberries!”

Nanna and Granddad thought it was very funny. But after that, the back door was locked very tight. Continue reading “Tricky rascal raspberries”

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chunky blue rug

Nanna’s working on a rug now. This one isn’t for us; she’s using leftover wool that people don’t need, to knit a warm, chunky rug for kids whose Nanna or mum can’t knit for them. Sometimes their mum or dad can’t look after them and they go to stay at someone else’s place – sometimes in the middle of the night – and need something to keep them warm. There’s more about these kids at Foster Hope. She’s nearly finished then she’ll be able to knit things for you to buy. Maybe you’ve got little kids who’d like a woolly rug, but … Continue reading chunky blue rug