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Apologies for absence!

I have been gone too long! I apologise! Sincerely! The reasons are complex and many. Too boring for details. I am back and hope to be more regular from now on! ๐Ÿ™‚ Advertisements

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Originally posted on Azzy Makes:
One of the (many!) problems with having moved house as often as we have (seven times in ten years) is that we’ve gotten pretty good at living and therefore moving, with not a lot of stuff. This may not seem like a problem, but it means we lack a lot…

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Originally posted on a french garden:
In May I was walking in the woods nearby and I saw something up in front of me that was unfamiliar. ย As I got nearer I could see it was insects over a large puddle of water in the middle of the path. As I got closer I could…

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Originally posted on Little Houndales Knits:
Well, I’m feeling very proud of myself right now, I’ve kept to my target and finished my Ishbel Shawl by Ysolda Teague, from the booklet Whimsical Little Knits which contains lots of gorgeous ‘little’ knits for ยฃ12.00 or available as a download from the Ysloda Teague website for ยฃ3.75.ย …

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Originally posted on gettin' fresh!:
A couple years ago, I spent the summer on a farm in Brittany, France, doing some gardening, raising some chickens, and picking baskets and baskets’ worth of fresh fruit from the trees and bushes tucked around the property. There was a wild-looking, unstaked raspberry patch about 4′ by 6′ that…

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Originally posted on Makewise Designs by Danielle Chalson:
Well, I’ve been blogging for a while, but I’ve never had a giveaway contest, so I think it’s about time, don’t you? And this is a reeeeeeally good giveaway ๐Ÿ˜‰ As in YOU CAN WIN ALL SEVENTEEN OF THESE STITCHMARKERS good! This giveaway has a great backstory.…

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I love a giveaway!

It seems that I have won a prize! ๐Ÿ™‚ The lovely Martine from the Imake podcast sent me an email at the weekend to say that I had won a prize. I almost deleted the message automatically thinking it was a scam but then remembered I had actually taken part in the March Giveaway for …

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Silent Sunday

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Originally posted on barelypoppins:
1. Weeds. I was going to say more about that but I think its pretty much wrapped up in the one word. 2. When little sticks and leaves fall down the gap in the back of your pants and gather in your undies. Please tell me that this happens to other…

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Colour me beautiful

I have cast on another project in the queue. This one has a slightly pressing deadline as it is for a friendโ€™s sonโ€™s 1st birthday and I have been nervous about starting it because I had assumed it would be a difficult one. How wrong I was! I cast on Friday evening and by bedtime …

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