Janela da Atalaia

Janela means “window” in Portuguese. One of my favourite bars in Lisbon. It is quiet and not too crowded. The bartender will make you a drink off menu if you ask nicely. I asked for a perfect martini. 

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It’s Elementor day today. In the midst of the doom and gloom, a little glimmer.

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How was your day

You want to talk about 
The shows we’ve watched
The meals we’ve had
The wines that are on sale

You want to talk about 
The stars we’ve eaten
And those we’ve drunk
The frequency of our poop

The distance you ran
The shoes you wore
How to remove sweat smells 
from old shirts

The stink of the detergent 
The chemicals in the softener
The […]

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wǒ wèn wèi shén me nà nǚ hái chuán jiǎn xùn gěi wǒ
我 问 为 什 么 那 女 孩 传 简 讯 给 我
ér nǐ wèi shén me bù jiě shì dī zhe tóu chén […]

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If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you […]

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Beanie knitting

Tubular cast-on 2×2

Measure yarn tail: I only need about 2.5 times of 1/3 of the stitches.
Cast-on a multiple of 4 without a knot (with 6.5mm needles). First stitch is always a purl, which means that you end with a knit stitch. Ending the first row is tricky, make […]

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