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Yarnalong, the one with my birthday in it

Yup, today is my birthday, so I took the day off work, basically so I could knit read and listen to audiobooks!

I'm reading Shadowboxer by Tricia Sullivan. I'm nearly finished it and it is quite a good read. It's urban fantasy, which is not my favourite genre, but I do like to read widely.

I'm listening to Vampire Academy , the first book in the Vampire Academy Series. I'm not hating it or loving it. It's not a bad listen, the narrator is a little bit annoying, although I noticed that the next books in the series have a different narrator. An Audible review says this is the weakest book of the series, so I'll probably give the next book a listen, in due course.

And I'm still knitting the wonderful Hazelhurst. I decided to take it to the full length, and I've got 22 inches to go, or exactly a quarter of length to go. By my calculations it should take me another four or five days. I am still enjoying it, but it's just starting to drag a little. 

So that's me for another week. Make sure you pop over to Ginny's blog to see what she and everyone else is knitting and reading this week. I'm off the enjoy this beautiful sunny day!


  1. Happy Birthday Sharon!

  2. Happy birthday - I also found Vampire Academy very mheh - didn't love it or hate it so I didn't even bother with the second book

  3. happy birthday!! I hope it was wonderful.


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Now, I'm pretty sure that the yarn I left at book club a month ago was Patonyle in navy, and that's what this is too! Either way, it is an exact match:

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