I don’t think it is actually possible to sit and do nothing in front of the TV of an evening.
Usually around 8.30 my husband starts berating me for not sitting down. Isn’t there always another job to do? So I usually get about 1 – 2hrs each evening unless it’s Thursday when I’m cycling with the girls.
We’ve just finished watching The Bridge; the Danish/Swedish detective drama series. The subtitles and complicated plot are not inducive for a WIP that requires reference to a pattern.
Now we’ve started on Deutschland 83 a compulsive viewing German drama set against the real events, culture wars and political realities of Germany in the 1980s, again with subtitles. Spookily with David Bowie music regularly blaring out from radios and incredibly old fashioned looking TV sets.
But I need to keep my fingers busy and so my evenings have been alternating between these two. Thank goodness for multi tasking and the ability to count whilst keeping up with subtitles and plot lines.
By Haafner Popcorn blanket. I’m about half way through this one. I love it. I’ve sewn together what I’ve completed so far. I needed to be inspired and envisage the finished throw to keep me going with the slight monotony of using the same coloured yarn.
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