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Wisps from the fog


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Two Plays The other week I went to two plays in one week (it never rains but it pours). Constellations, by British playright Nick Payne (he could be some long lost relative), was suitably entertaining. There were only two actors on stage, who repeated the same scenes over and over with slightly different outcomes. I

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The return of the crochet rug


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I’m enjoying the time I’m having at home to recover I must say. At times I have felt like a sook for not being at work, but the reality is that while I can get out and about, and do some things within reason, an 8am to 6pm day at work without the capacity for

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A crafting outing


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It’s been a while since there was a glimmer of crochet in the fog, so here is one. Yesterday I went along to the Canberra Bro*wn O*wls group (I’m only doing that because I don’t want this to be where people land if they are searching the group). If you want to know, there are

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Christmas decorating


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Well, once again, despite good intentions, Christmas has rushed up at me for another year, in a flurry of unexpected last-minute freelance editing, extra events, shopping … and I am heading North tomorrow. But I managed to put together a rather scrappy Christmas assembly, thanks to my discovery of the Pottery Barn outlet (I love

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A first birthday!


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Today my little nephew turns one. He’s such a blessing, not to mention super cute, and we’re all very thankful he’s to celebrate. He’s doing really well and tears around the house behind his walker (doing impressive little three-point turns when he gets stuck), and you’d never know he spent so many months lying in

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