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More pink tulle than you can imagine: {little things to sew} tutu

One of the things we’ve learned with Elena is that swimming lessons = ear infections, even after getting grommets. I’ve no real idea why, because she doesn’t get them when we swim at the beach, but this term we switched … Continue reading

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Some more dyeing

What’s it like in your neck of the woods? Winter has definitely arrived in Canberra – it’s freezing and good weather for hibernating on the couch with some knitting. I took some annual leave from work this week to get … Continue reading

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A family long weekend

We had a long weekend this weekend to celebrate Canberra Day. My parents are visiting so everything’s a bit crazy and we’ve been getting up to all sorts of things which are not remotely blog-worthy. Dad and I constructed some … Continue reading

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It turns out I wasn’t exaggerating when I mentioned my little toe was hurting. It’s broken! X-rays are so cool. I find it fascinating that they’re digital these days. The technician took one snap and confirmed I’d done a good … Continue reading

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2013 in review – and a blank canvas of a 2014

Happy New Year, all! I hope 2014 has been kind to you and your families so far – and that your year goes from strength to strength. As we drift into 2014, it’s interesting to reflect upon last year. 2013 … Continue reading

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Sniffles, toilets, life admin and pho

I don’t know what the weather’s been like around your parts, but it’s been a bit crazy in Canberra over the last few weeks. Wet and cold one moment, sunny and warm the next. Rinse and repeat. Lots of people … Continue reading

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