anyway today I made bean's room look all pretty and I'm super proud of myself (the mirror isn't supposed to be there, I will move it)

Went for a tiny walk today and saw the first butterfly of the year, first bumblebee of the year, and this tree full of little birds’ nests. none of the nearby trees had any at all. do they like to have neighbours?? maybe a bird who builds several for their mate to choose from?

My 3yo found this on the table and immediately gasped “oh! A diamond!”

love that kid.

I've been watching this webcam of a mama owl and her two owlets and they're so goddamn cute. picture hidden bc some dead rodents are visible, she's been very enthusiastically hunting to feed her kids

finished! it's been ages since i actually finished a crochet project and it's really good to remind myself that in fact, i can still do this and make something pretty if i put my mind to it. just hope my mum likes it now!

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crocheting a scarf for my mum's birthday next week (figured if i stuck to something simple it would actually get finished in time). i love this yarn, i think the colours look like a beach on a misty day. I've had it forever waiting for something good to do with it, but this seems like the right project.

My basil plant is flowering!

I have approximately 9000 other basil plants growing currently that i can eat, so I'm going to let it flower and hopefully collect some seeds.

made some pearl barley vegetable soup... turned out a bit heavy on the vegetables and light on the soup, but good!

suddenly wanted to draw something properly/non botober, so here's an octopus

as a bonus, here is day 13: an etruscan bowl filled with cat hair on a coffee table

i found a reference of an etruscan bowl with cats on, so i had to

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i missed a bunch of these bc exhausted

today's is Sir Isaac Newton in a bucket

apple included not because i think he was constantly being rained on by apples at all times, but because let's face it, this would not otherwise be recognizable as Newton

facial likenesses are not my strong point

neither are buckets, apparently

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I started making a blanket in lemon peel stitch and it is taking forever. this isn't even gonna be ready by next winter at the rate i crochet

still, it's something to do that isn't doomscrolling

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