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What are your favourite hobbies?
rosequartz8 · 23/01/2022 18:20
I love reading, getting lost in a good book (especially thriller and suspense type books, they seem to be the only thing that hold my attention), knitting and adult colouring books particularly mandalas and crosswords
ofwarren · 23/01/2022 19:01
I'm really short on actual hobbies at the moment and mainly spend my time researching things that interest me. Actual physical hobbies in the past have been gardening, reading, cooking , walking etc. Nothing very interesting.
My inner world is more more exciting than what I actually do. I procrastinate so badly that I accomplish nothing
BarrowInFurnessRailwayStation · 23/01/2022 19:32
I love doing crochet. I can't concentrate on anything for very long though, so I like to just have things that I can pick up and put down easily.
I also like gardening.
I can recommend doing dot art. It's very easy and you get to work with pretty colours. I go onto Google images for ideas to copy.
AffIt · 23/01/2022 19:34
I read - mostly non-fiction (I particularly love travel memoirs and autobiographies), but I also like period crime thrillers and researching special interests, such as folk horror and maps (I love a good map!).
I love cryptic crosswords (my grandfather - who essentially brought me up and was probably autistic, too - taught me how to do them).
I also play the ukulele, very badly.
LilyRed · 27/01/2022 21:56
making jam and marmalade - except there were more oranges than I have a pan for so I have had to order a bigger Maslin pan from amazon.
And a jam funnel, as DP threw mine out!
And I have to get more preserving sugar, because DP did not read the label and used it in his tea - eventually telling me 'that sugar is a bit peculiar'
Tomorrow I am off to the garden centre which also has jam -making supplies so I can finish it off when I get back! Here is lots of lovely orange peel soaking overnight before the first boil.
RainbowZebraWarrior · 28/01/2022 13:46
Drawing / colouring in (should do more)
Reading / Researching
Making Chutney and Chilli Jam
Soap making (when health allows)
Used to be gardening, but not well enough at the minute
I like arranging things in order like bookshelves, pantry items etc. Rarely get anything terribly meaningful done. Moat of time is spent faffing.
LilyRed · 01/02/2022 23:42
Well, I made about ten jars of Seville orange and ginger marmalade at the weekend and this evening I made some tangerine marmalade (photo) for DP as he can't find it in any shop. Tomorrow I will make a start on Lemon Lime and Orange marmalade as it is my favourite.
We should have enough for most of the year...
felulageller · 04/02/2022 07:34
I sit in cafes and listen to people. Their NT world fascinates me.
I do little psychology/ sociology experiments on crowds eg watching and recording people's behaviour. I love counting, like how many elbows I can see and comparing men and women.
I collect books and try to read to catch up on my purchasing but it will never happen.
I go walking, try to jog a bit.
Do a bit of yoga.
Watch the same TV shows and films I loved as a teen. I watch them over and over. I have auditory processing disorder so now I can put subtitles on everything I'm picking up new things from shows/ films I never picked up on before despite so many views!
I love writing lists and writing in general.
I love having a new topic of interest and researching everything about it.
I like collecting all sorts of stuff.
I do a bit of genealogy.
I still read magazines.
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