A Little Softness To Wish Me A Cordial Birthday

Yes, I am un an de plus, and I am tempted to spend all future birthdays in France – not only do the French do cards with wool, they also do thoroughly decent yarn shops on sleepy market squares:

from which a girl can get a thoroughly decent birthday present:

(And even though nothing in my bag was especially French, I maintain that there is something Gallic about the little cat faces. They just seem knowing.)