The Fabric Store

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This is where non-fabric enthusiasts can keep scrolling past! On my birthday I went to The Fabric Store for the first time.  Yup. After we’d eaten at a great new Mexican lunchbar. The thought of going to just fondle fabric … Read More

Chilean guavas

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In my mind, these pages are full of news and photos of a very full and wonderful summer. Sorry that posts have been a bit sparse. I have been thinking, and talking to others, about what to do with this … Read More

Validation Day

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When I talk about Twin Oaks Community, I still say ‘we’. A part of me is still there I think. I still have dear friends still living at Twin Oaks. I talk about life there because communal living is rich … Read More

Taking stock

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Taking inspiration from Pip (over HERE) in taking stock: Making: the Fen dress. Longsleeved this time, in a navy linen I’ve had stashed for the just the right pattern.  Cooking : lasagne. The ingredients were out on the bench but … Read More

The happy shirt

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I took an unpaid week off work over the holiday period. It was so good! I took naps, I read whole books in one sitting, took long walks on the beach, swam, ate amazing food and hung out with the … Read More

Welcoming 2018

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My son took this photo of me. Me, up a tree on a glorious summer day on a recent camping trip. I can’t remember the last time I climbed a tree. I think that’s why he ran for the phone … Read More

Lamb duties

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Nothing says spring like lambs. We are on lamb duty while friends were away. We first met Pia when she was a day old. Her mum had abandoned her and she spent her first month living in a house and … Read More

Expectations

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We’ve had the craziest of weather lately. Hail, wild winds, rain, rain and more rain. The tiniest bit of warmth and peek of sunshine and everyone is all smiles and so grateful. Last summer we hardly swam at our beach … Read More

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