Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Hallowe'en

Nigel and Ian and I went out for our annual walk through the graveyard yesterday. There are two we like to frequent, this is St. Andrew's on the Red, it's one of the older cemeteries in the area (the other we like is the Lower Fort Gary Cemetery). We've been going for years, but I still find new markers every time we go.

There'd been a bit of snow the night before, which had started to melt and drip off the trees. It made a strange pattern on this headstone and we wondered if underneath it had a name like McKay...

it didn't.

Ian does strange things when we get to this site. This year he crouched under a tree and stayed there for a long, long time while Nigel and I took in the history of the place.

Later, I snapped him skulking around the edge of the church, but he was reluctant to venture in amongst the headstones.

There's a photo from him here in this old post from 2007, sitting in a tree.

Don't know what to make of that boy sometimes...

I finished up the Emily Dickinson shawl (started back in this post). I'd finished the knitting a few weeks back, and have finally blocked it. The silk yarn is so fine you can roll the entire shawl into a ball and fit it into the palm of your hand.

It's got a fabulous spooky quality to it...

Also finished is the Noro Striped Scarf started recently.

Shortly after I started it, I realised the colours were very carnival/tropical...very... Jane. So this one is for you, Jane - you can collect it next week-end when you come to town!

Here' a bit of Belle and Sebastian:

Happy Hallowe'en.


Jane said...

oohhhh thank-you I love it. we had snow here today... I don't remember snow falling in Toronto in October.

just ate a whole Aero bar. now feel sick. I think I need to eat some carrots and celery to counteract the chocolate.

Ambermoggie, a fragrant soul said...

Happy Samhain to you, some fabulous pictures there and I love the latest knitting:)

martiangirl said...

Love the scarf and the colours, it is very Mom. Heehee Longbottom!! See you soon

Elly said...

Truly a very strange child. Love the Emily Dickinson shawl!