Wednesday, November 01, 2006

To Dublin, to Dublin to buy some more yarn...

No, I am definitely NOT buying any yarn on this trip to Dublin. I am going up tomorrow morning to the Knit & Stitch just to meet Julia who's over from California and bringing me some DYES, the wonderful girl (that's if she made it through Customs, I'm keeping my fingers crossed). We're meeting at the door of the RDS (The Royal Dublin Society) and will probably have a whale of a time exchanging stories and having a giggle. But DEFINITELY no yarn. I will have a good chat, a coffee, give Julia some fleece (natural) and some fleece (black aka brown) as well as a few other small goodies, then leave for home again, virtue intact. At least that's the plan... I know I said I wouldn't go, after having so much fun at the London one, but then found out that Julia would be in town and it didn't seem polite-like not to go along and say hi!

Taking the train as a treat - the distance to Dublin is only 160 miles but on Irish roads that's quite a marathon, even before you hit the Dublin traffic. And on the train I can knit and read and relax which is more than you can do on the road.

Updates tomorrow night, but in the meantime, thank you for all the wonderful stories and comments for Hallow-E'en. Isn't it incredible the way we can exchange these thoughts across the world? Can't wait to discuss Midwinter!

Must go to bed. 7 am train from Cork city which means a 5.30 am rise. Wa-a-a-hh. Still, it will be worth it to meet another weblogger, especially one who has come all the way from California. Pictures if I can get them, I promise - ok, and the show too, although I fear many of the UK stallholders just won't bother to make the trip across the Irish sea. Still, you never know...

10 comments:

Ms. Knitingale said...

Not going to buy yarn? Yeah, you keep telling yourself that, Love. Let me know how that works for you...I already know how it works for me (rather like putting out a fire with gasoline, actually)!

rho said...

pfffttt - I will believe it when I see it -- no yarn -- suurrre!

heheheh

Have a BALL!!!

Marianne said...

Well, as for that 'not going to buy yarn' business...SNORT.....
How lovely! a train trip, really, how fabulous is that!
Have fun!

anne said...

have fun and indulge in yarn if you want!

Peg said...

Jo - so much fun, I can remember our first meeting! So, no yarn is coming home with you! I will believe that when I hear it!

Rachel H said...

When I first read this last night, I was gigging too hard to type. Not buying yarn. You crack me up.

gwtreece said...

Have fun! Not buying yarn, why?? You can't have to much yarn.

LaurieM said...

Good luck with the dyes. I hope they get through because I'm sure you'll do something amazing with them.

And enjoy your visit! Sounds like a fun time.

Charity said...

Have a wonderful time! Can't wait to see the yarn you come home with (we all know you will!) :0)

roggey said...

oh, just who are you trying to fool (besides yourself) with that statement of "no yarn?" Ha!

Enjoy yourself!