Anyone still there…?

Not quite Mayday, Mayday as in the emergency call for help, but I have chosen to put fingers to the keyboard again and post this on May 1st as it is May Day in the northern hemisphere – despite being located in the southern hemisphere. I am clearly confused, or perhaps simply a tad bonkers…

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Made in North Melbourne, still going strong

It has been a long time, perhaps two years, since I have made mention of my Etsy shop. To be fair there has been a lot happening, and the blog and the Etsy store are kind of separate identities, albeit with a passing reference to each other. However there has been a flurry of activity…

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#makeforgood

Since finding out the Etsy exists I do endeavour to purchase from there on occasion. And boy is there some cool stuff to be had. I recently purchased this for a good friend, how groovy is this?! Now there are endless good causes in the world, how do you choose child poverty over breast cancer…

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Made in North Melbourne – Going Pro!

Gosh, starting to be a bit missing in action here.  I could fib and say it was because I really am going pro with my Made in North Melbourne gig, but alas fibbing and I are barely even acquaintances!  And I have no desire to change that.  I have just been sucked into the work…

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Yarn appetite sated for now

According to my Mum, my grandmother always used to say a little bit of what you fancy does you good.  I have always kind of liked that, in fact I kind of try to live by it.  And as part of ensuring at least a little bit of time to myself (a working mum’s rare treat!), about…

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Rant of a working mum

I am totally missing in action and it annoys the hell out of me!  Now according to The Free Dictionary the definition of rant is, “To express at length a complaint or negative opinion“. So here I go. I am soooooooo busy.  Work seems to be coming out of my ears.  I cannot recall the last time…

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A First Treasury Inclusion

There are aspects about this electronic world that are just as real as a person to person interaction, especially in your own reactions.  One of my items has featured in a Etsy treasury entitled Pretty in Pink by Robyn Faye Designs, and I am so excited!  Someone has stumbled across something I have made in this…

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Indulgence defined by “A Place of Her Own”

An indulgence.  In that time known as pre-children I never thought twice of a morning in bed, not getting up, and indulging in a novel. This sometimes including an excursion to the kitchen for toast and coffee.  At other times it was a lazy afternoon or even a late night in bed, reading well past the…

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My current definition of excitement…

…my first sale on Etsy! To the lovely person who hit buy on my shop on Friday evening, you will never know how much you made my day (and the whole weekend).  Well I suppose I could have sent a note in the package saying that, but that doesn’t seem somehow professional.  I am not…

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