Sunday, April 11, 2010
Rohrspatz&Wollmeise of Germany. Love the yarn! It's so nice you almost don't want to knit with it. That being said, when buying it directly from the online shop (good luck with that), the yarn is very reasonable, 17.50 for the Superwash sock and 35.00 for 1750yrds of beautiful laceweight. On eBay, it is being auctioned off for up to 250.00. Like it a lot, but don't like it 250.00 worth. My pet peeve is that folks haunt the website and snatch up every bit that they can and then resell it on eBay for a redonkulous amount. Now, if its being auctioned, then more power to the people that will drive the bid up to the heights, however shame on you if you put a minimum bid of 150.00 on something you paid 35.00 for. If we're not careful Claudia will decide she might want that bit of profit you're making and raise her prices.
Oh well, I still love it.
Friday, October 3, 2008
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Well, Today was a full day. KC and his girlfriend picked me up at the hotel at 11:00am and we got back at around 630pm.
First Stop. Patronas Towers (Ever see the movie "Entrapment"?) Yeah, those twin towers. Beneath them is a huge shopping mall. We ate some lunch at the Dome Cafe restaurant surrounded by stores like: Gucci, Coach, Georgio Armani, Jimmy Choo and the like. It is a very upscale shopping experience.
Next we stepped outside to the park so we could try to get some pictures of the towers. Unfortunately the Skybridge which spans the two towers at the 41st floor was no longer open for tickets. Bummer! Oh well. Next time.
Petronas Towers before the rain deluge
Water feature and kiddie pool at KLCC park
Next Stop: Central market and China town.
Dark picture of the floral silk brocade
Detail of the butterfly silk brocade.
I've come to the conclusion, silk doesn't photograph well.
Friday, September 19, 2008
In my bedroom was this wooden carving which reminds me of the aran pattern sweaters i've seen but have avoided knitting.
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Landed, found an ATM that accepted one of my Debit Cards, found my luggage and a taxi and ultimately made it to my hotel. Nice hotel, neat clean room and the water temperature and pressure in the shower is A M A Z I N G!
Today (Friday) Went to the FCS Office to do some setup for my training next week with the FCS trainers. Hope I can get the cab driver here next week and not get lost.
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Also in attendance: Duncan (Man of Honor) and Phil (Best Man).
The 'Hen Night'
NEXT STOP: Bali, Indonesia.
I just arrived, a couple hours ago, at the St.Regis - Bali. WOW, it's not too shabby! I can see the golf course and the ocean (though distant) from my room. HUGE Bathtub.. LOVE IT!! Hopefully will get to do a little exploring and not work the entire time while here.
At some point while here I will be trying out the services. Restaurants, Fire Dance Ceremony as well as a Spa Treatment, it's up to us to put the employees through their paces.