• Weekend of Knitting and Colour

    April 6, 2014

    Hello there, hope you’ve been having a lovely weekend so far. I have been having a relaxing time painting and knitting. I’ve just started the second module of my Hand Knit Textile design course and it’s all about colour. I’ve been painting colour wheels, finding colour inspiration pictures from magazines and exploring complementary, split complementary…

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  • Colours of Tangalle

    March 29, 2014

    Hey there, hope you have had a good week and have some lovely things to do for your weekend. As I mentioned last week, we went down to Tangalle beach for some R & R. Stayed in a lovely budget place called Star Fish Beach Home a place we have stayed in many times, cheap…

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  • A Knitted Corsage

    March 22, 2014

    Hello there, how are you this week? I had a lovely weekend off last week, spent my time by the beach in Tangalle, resting, knitting and eating, absolute heaven! We used to visit there all the time and know the owner well but somehow haven’t been down for so long, it was lovely to be…

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  • Jungle of Koslanda Sri Lanka

    March 9, 2014

    Hello there, hope you have had a lovely week, today I would like to take you on a tour round Koslanda Jungle. Last year I visited the most beautiful hotel called Living Heritage Koslanda  where we spent a couple of nights relaxing, eating beautiful food and having an explore around the Jungle. It was a…

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  • Banana and Coconut Healthy as it gets Cake

    March 1, 2014

    Hello there, this week I’d like to share with you one of my healthy cake recipes, my Banana and Coconut cake, which I also refer to as my ‘healthy as it gets cake’ with no added sugars (only banana and dates for sweetness) and no white carbs. About a year and a half ago I…

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  • Want to see the wonders of Galle Fort?

    February 22, 2014

    Hello there, you will notice this week that I have added ‘pin it’ option, so if you see a photo you like, something that inspires you, hover over the photo and pin to your pinterest board! This week I would like to show you around Galle Fort, one of my favourite places in Sri Lanka,…

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  • Happy Valentine from Knit 1 Tea 1

    February 14, 2014

    Happy Valentines! Extra happy for me as it happens to be a public holiday here in Sri Lanka. I am fortunate to live somewhere which has lots of public holidays, can be one or two a month! I have been very busy knitting yoga socks recently, I have just had a full set of the…

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  • May you will be happy

    February 8, 2014

    Hello there, this week I had the delight of going on a walk about with Dominic Sansoni, a wonderful photographer from Sri Lanka, I first saw his work in Barefoot when we moved to Sri Lanka and subsequently bought his Colour book which is a most beautiful collection of photographs taken from around Sri Lanka.…

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  • My Top 5 Knitting books

    February 1, 2014

    Hello there, a lot of my knitting books have to be bought on-line which can be a bit hit and miss! Even when you have a knitting shop close by they might not have that great a collection. I was really happy to come across Loop Knitting shop last year which has the best book…

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  • Mango man and a trip to Kalapitiya

    January 25, 2014

    Hello there, hope you’ve been having a good week, during the Christmas holidays we had lots of visits from the Mango man. Here he is, I really should ask him his name.. think I will next time he comes round. and his beautiful mangoes. He carries them around on his head, I had to help…

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