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A moan about non-crafty staff in craft stores

This past week I was fortunate to visit Sydney for a couple of days. My schedule was busy but I had enough spare time for a quick visit to a well known knitting and tapestry store in the CBD. This … Continue reading

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Stashampions

I have been looking on Ravelry for a stash knitting group to join.  There are plenty but none of them seemed quite right for me.  Some seemed more interested In seeing who could knit the most yards/kilometres/miles while others want to … Continue reading

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I wonder how some stores survive…..

I live on the northside of Brisbane and have been looking at buying a new sewing machine.  I love my 20 year old machine but I’m ready to upgrade.  The Singer 160 at $499 is gorgeous.  It is limited edition … Continue reading

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Birthday Eve

Tonight is my birthday eve and it’s one of my most boring ones. I normally enjoy my birthday eve and farewell my old age. It makes my birthday more than just one day of celebration. I guess looking at it … Continue reading

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Getting ready to sew

My fiance proposed at 12:12 on 12/12/12. We’re thinking 11/12/13 at 14:15 would be good time to get married. 09:10 is an option but I’d be up early getting my hair and make up done. After looking online at wedding … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, … Continue reading

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Back to the blog

I’m back! I don’t have an exciting excuse for not posting but after my friend Lenka R asked what was happening with my blog I knew I had to return. I have started a new job in town. I commute … Continue reading

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Stitches South adventure

I haven’t been posting because I am in the USA on a Stitches South adventure. A week ago I flew from Brisbane – Sydney – Dallas – Atlanta.  After exploring Atlanta and a road trip to Alabama I attended Stitches … Continue reading

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Election Day 2012

Today is the Queensland election and my plan was to post a big smiling photo of me putting my ballot in the box.  Instead it will be a rant about rude staff and an apparent double standard on election day.  … Continue reading

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Idle hands

I haven’t been knitting this week. I woke up 4am Sunday with a sore shoulder muscle. Monday afternoon I ended up at a chiropractor who worked out what was wrong and massaged me and hit me with a special hammer. … Continue reading

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