Wednesday, December 31, 2008

skyline and lake


skyline and lake, originally uploaded by chloeloe.

I dreamlike photo to end the year...here's to a lovely 2009.

Wednesday, 31st December 2008


This amused me - the name is rather familiar! :D
Spotted on Market Hill, Woodbridge.

Tuesday, 30th December 2008


Wonderful mosaic step on Norwich Road, Ipswich. Now a bridal-wear shop.

Monday, 29th December 2008

No photo.

Sunday, 28th December 2008


Orford Quay. More pics on Flickr. I love a bit of mud, a bit of water and rotting groynes. Does it for me everytime. ;)

Saturday, 27th December 2008


Ma tries out her Christmas pressie, and develops a taste for pyromania along the way.

Friday, 26th December 2008

No pic - was clearly having too much fun to take photos on Boxing Day!

Thursday, 25th December 2008


Christmas Day! And this is what a pussycat full of turkey giblets looks like. :)

Wednesday, 24th December 2008


Our Christmas Tree!

Tuesday, 23rd December 2008

My Grandma's old shop (in her day called 'The Good Cook') in the Thoroughfare, Woodbridge.

Monday, 22nd December 2008


I suffered from train journey home from hell. Took nearly SIX hours due to delays. Grrrrrr! Home now, and back to living out of a suitcase for a fortnight.

Sunday, 21st December 2008


A good amount of sock knitted.

Saturday, 20th December 2008

No pic - I'm rubbish at this 'photo-a-day' thing.

Friday, 19th December 2008


Part of my Christmas pressie from the lovely Miss Woodham, Ulrich the Chilli plant. Isn't he sweet?

Thursday, 18th December 2008

No pic.

Wednesday, 17th December 2008


Well, apart from presenting my first conference paper EVAR, most of the rest of the conference was spent trying to remember how to do cats cradle. Here's Ceri, pondering what the next move should be!

Tuesday, 16th December 2008


Throughout the conference an installation featuring dropped, mislaid and found objects was developed. I was surprised to find the discarded label from my new notebook featured!

Monday, 15th December 2008


John Foster Hall, University of Leicester, the venue for the Material Worlds conference which started today. Spent most of it stuck in a room, on my own (I was the resident techie for the computer room).

12th - 14th December 2008

'Fraid there are no pics for these dates. Was really suffering from the lurgy and didn't get up to much. Would you have preferred me to photograph a pile of snotty hankies? No, I thought not. ;)

Thursday, 11th December 2008


The day of the seminar. The day of poor Billy's demise. The day of the cold from hell. The day of the PhD Christmas Party (with added arguments). And, the day of the being stopped by the Police and breathylised. Not me, the landlady. Altogether, a physically and emotionally draining day.
Sally Sheinman - Count me exhibition at the Richard Attenborough Centre (venue for the seminar).

Wednesday, 10th December 2008

No pic - ill. V. poorly indeed. Bleurgh.

Tuesday, 9th December 2008

Stuffing delegate packs for the Rethinking Disability Representation seminar on Thursday. Like those bags? I ordered them, I did. Like those pencils? Ditto. :)

Monday, 8th December 2008


Secret Christmas present for Christa? Check! (Which I can now reveal, it being the 31st Dec!)

Sunday, 7th December 2008


Dusk
New Walk (looking towards Victoria Park), Leicester

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Saturday, 6th December 2008


According to Bob, you haven't lived until you've had a German sausage. Ahem.
Bavarian Market, Gallowtree Gate, Leicester.

Friday, 5th December 2008


Someone had tied red ribbons round the trees near the War Memorial on Victoria Park. Something to do with Remembrance Sunday?

Thursday, 4th December 2008


HRH visited the University to open the new Library. And here she is...or, at least, her pink hat.

Wednesday, 3rd December 2008


I decided it was a really good idea to start writing my conference paper...by hand. Yes, I'm losing it.

Tuesday, 2nd December 2008


I'm such a ditz - discovered this lunchtime at work that I'd been walking about with the label still on my coat sleeve - duh! *facepalm*

Monday, 1st December 2008


It makes me quite sad to post this picture, cos on the 11th Dec poor Billy was hit by a car just outside the house, and killed instantly. But here he is enjoying one of his most favourite pastimes; fighting his way out of a paper bag. It was a short life, but a kitten couldn't have wanted for more...sardines on tap and a host of adoring fans.

Sunday, 30th November 2008


University Choral Society Christmas Concert at St Johns, Clarendon Park. Apart from getting shoved off the stage, and the orchestra f**king up the last chorus of The Messiah Part I, it went pretty well.

Saturday, 29th November 2008


Gorgeous colours in the winter sun.

Friday, 28th November 2008


I treated myself to a super-trashy (fake) leopard-print coat. OMG, I've wanted one since I was fifteen! ;)

Thursday, 27th November 2008

No photo...again.

Wednesday, 26th November 2008

No photo.

Tuesday, 25th November 2008


Through the keyhole...the hole in my ceramic lamp, to be exact (can you tell I'm running out of photo ideas for those days I'm stuck at home working?).

Um...missing posts?

Yeah, there are a few days missing. The 22nd to 24th November to be exact. They're happily ensconced on my external hard drive in Leicester: my laptop and I are in Suffolk. Oh well, I will add them when I'm back in the Big L in the New Year.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Friday, 21st November 2008


I went to the V&A for the Cold War Design conference, and spotted this ceramic figure of Lu Xun in the Tsui Gallery...has repercussions for my thesis. Good ones!

Thursday, 20th November 2008


A bit of creative relief: I customised my old Primark jacket with vintage buttons. I'm very pleased with it!

Wednesday, 19th November 2008


Put more knitting patterns on eBay...

Tuseday, 18th November 2008


The Wombles and Thomas the Tank Engine are the themes for this year's Christmas tableux.
Town Hall Square, Leicester

Monday, 17th November 2008

No photo.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Sunday, 16th November 2008


Spotted on Granby Street. More info on flickr.

Saturday, 15th November 2008


At the British Library (not written by me, I hasten to add).

PhD Museum Crawl to London

Friday, 14th November 2008


What am I going to do with that enormous swede?!

Thursday, 13th November 2008

Whoops - no pic. :(

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Wednesday, 12th November 2008


Back down to earth with a bump. Selling more knitting patterns for cold, hard cash.

Tuesday, 11th November 2008


Oh, Seth Lakeman - how I swoon. ;)
Loughborough SU

Monday, 10th November 2008


Katy immortalised my visage in art...and psychedelic wrapping paper! Yeah, not much work was done in the office today. ;)

Sunday, 9th November 2008


A newly discovered ghost sign on St Georges Way, Leicester.

Saturday, 8th November 2008


Cake, forbidden cake...

See the rest of my Berlin pics on Flickr.

Friday, 7th November 2008


Remains of the Wall on Niederkirchnerstra├če.

Thursday, 6th November 2008


Away to pastures new - Berlin to be precise. Drinks for three at Solar, a very stylish bar on the 16th floor of a building on Stresemannstrasse.

Wednesday, 5th November 2008


Hey, you don't see me waving the Stars and the Stripes very often. But then again, my faith in the American people has been restored! :D

Tuesday, 4th November 2008


Euros for Berlin.

Monday, 3rd November 2008

And none today, neither. My motivation is slipping...

Sunday, 2nd November 2008

No photo. *bad blogger!*

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Saturday, 1st November 2008


Day of the Dead party hosted by the First Ladies of College Avenue.

Friday, 31st October 2008


A (hopefully) temporary financial crisis prompted me into rationalising my vintage knitting pattern collection. Once again, Billy helped.

Thursday, 30th October 2008

Whoops, I did it again...

Wednesday, 29th October 2008


Hallowe'en is on its way, especially in Clarendon Park.

Tuesday, 28th October 2008


Billy helped me knit my current (secret) knitting project.

Monday, 27th October 2008

Whoops - no pic today. Though I had an excuse...a bad cold and accompanying woolly brain. :(

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Sunday, 26th October 2008


Goldfrapp at De Montfort Hall.

Saturday, 25th October 2008



Jenny and I went to the Handmade Burger Co. in Highcross for a late lunch/dinner. I offer you a before, and after shot. Wonderful chips!