The tales sweaters tell. There is no order to these stories. They are not chronological, they are completely random. It is the way they are found in my closet. I could arrange them according to color... More > or some other system, but I enjoy their disorder for the same reason I like many Italian Operas.
Italian Operas are difficult, exaggerated and loud. They are crazy, and often don’t make any sense at all. In fact, they remind me of my life.< Less
Twisted Yarns is a treasure trove of Weird Fiction. Inside you will find: A dystopian future where reality television is literally inside your head. A gnomish conspiracy to turn fairies into mindless... More > slaves. A threesome gone horribly wrong. A talking book who grants its holder their most insidious desires. And a Don Juan with boobs that finds his true love on an island of floating trash.
So what are you waiting for? Open a portal to your imagination and get lost in these Twisted Yarns!< Less
Poetry and writings compiled over a lifetime, growing up in the Australian bush and then working in administration. But finally finding her true vocation working with the women of the South Pacific... More > through mission work of the Uniting Church and related organizations. After retirement she continued to enjoy working with South Sea Islanders coming to Australia for training and vocation.< Less
The Bag is so easy and quick to crochet and it looks great in any novelty or plain yarn! Use thinner yarn to work up a little bag for your girl.
Skill Level: Easy. Finished Measurements: 17.5"... More > long, 35" in circumstances. Materials: 9 oz/254 g Super Bulky yarn. Crochet Hook: M-13 (9 mm). Gauge: 5 dc and 3 dc rows = 3".
All our patterns are written in standard American terms.< Less
At the beginning of his 60th year, on an impulse, Michael Kokkinn decided to take up an offer to lecture at the Sultan Qaboos University in Oman. It turned out to be a year full of pain and joy... More > ending with a hurricane which nearly destroyed Muscat. Along the way, he made great friends and came to love Oman and its people. This is a series of eclectic yarns written during that year, 2006 -2007, in Oman.< Less