Friday, 7 December 2007

Scatterday begins with a K

I'm early this week, because tomorrow I'll be partying with the Sydney SCQuilters. This week's Scatterdays photos begin with a K and are In My Neighbourhood, Dangerous Things and Blue Things.

In my neighbourhood, there is a kindergarten, of course. (I'm sure I'm not the only one to have one of those!) But it's right across the street from the shopping centre, where you will find our lovely pharmacist, Kim. We also have a Kent St, along with streets called Dorset, Somerset, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Oxford - bit of a pattern here, do you think? But I didn't get over there to take a photo.

My dangerous things are Knives (and I bet I'm not the only one to think of that too!)since I put the kibosh on kern (an Irish footsoldier) and a kestrel (hunting bird dangerous to smaller birds) and our collection of weapons doesn't include a knobkerrie. Though I think there's a kris about here somewhere. I included the Staysharp knife because a policeman friend of mine told me, back in the seventies when they became popular, that they were the Number 1 implement in domestic stabbings. There's dangerous for you!

My blue thing is my knitting bag. I made it in the fourth grade, so I was probably about 10 years old. Back in the dark ages, we girls were taught sewing while the boys did woodwork, and I remember being very envious of them! See my beautiful embroidery? I think it was probably unpicked a dozen times - Mrs Muller was a perfectionist! But by gee, her lessons have stayed with me these many years.

6 comments:

Kate said...

You're right, I think a lot of us will have knives - though I think you may win with the domestic violence angle. LOL

Pennie & David said...

Doesn't Kim look happy to play Scatterdaises with you, did she know she was going to be up against Knives?? LOL

Dy said...

The knitting bag is a testament to your childhood sewing finesse, great embroidery too!

rooruu said...

I always enjoy your Scatterday account (so this week I added some obscure k weapons to my vocabulary). I have one bit of childhood sewing, a pyjama bag I could have used for Kitsch.... or blue.

Michelle Watters said...

I am loving your K things. Very clever girl. Looking forward to seeing what you do with next week.

Di said...

How nice to have a friendly "Kim" to include, Nola. Great work as usual.