Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Yarnalong - the one where I'm grumpy

So, I'm grumpy. No for any particular reason, I've just been in a bad mood the last couple of days. Maybe it's because summer can't be bothered happening, or maybe it's the full moon, or maybe it's just what it is - a bad mood. What I've been knitting, reading, and listening to hasn't really been helping all that much.

I'm listening to Wuthering Heights and hating it. It's meant to be "Perhaps the most haunting and tragic love story ever written," but from where I'm listening to it its a story of hatred, revenge and a cast of really horrible characters. Many of who seem to die really easily, but I can't say I care, because they are all awful. I have no idea why anyone in their right minds would call this a love story. It's a story of abuse, screwed up power relationships and horrible children. Oh and tortured dogs. But love story? No.

I'm still knitting Apres Surf Hoodie. It's okay, but I divided for the underarms so it's back and forward instead of in the round, and I seem to be unable to keep my stitch counts even. I guess I'm just up to that part where I am ready to be finished. 

And I'm reading Death at Victoria Dock, the next Phryne Fisher murder mystery. Like the rest of them it's a pleasant read, but ultimately disposable. 

And that's be for this weeks yarnalong. Pop over to Ginny's blog to see what she and the other yarn along peeps are up to this week. Hopefully they are more cheerful than I am!





2 comments:

  1. I have the same opinion of Wuthering Heights. I hated it. There was way too much hatred in that book. The hoodie you are knitting is very pretty. Muddle through. It will be pretty when done.

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  2. I agree about the book completely! Heathcliff was a tyrant, and abusive, and ruined his own property, including the lives of his servants, all so he could throw a fit about not having what he wanted. Catherine is just weak minded.

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