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Davey’s rug and other crochet projects


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If you have been around this blog for a while, you will know that it is a tradition, if you will, that I created for myself, to make a crochet rug for each of my nieces and nephews, inspired by the way my grandmother made one for each of her grandchildren. So, this last one

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The nephew models the latest crochet project


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Hello neglected friends. I’m rather swamped with what the tides of life are washing my way at the moment, to the point that I even forgot to properly photograph my last crochet project, but I can at least show you that from the one lousy phone picture I took to send my Mum, because she

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A thing or two


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I feel like I spent days of last week just executing logistics of transporting myself and my things. (My colleague who commutes to Sydney, and who is responsible for this lark, had a week of leave, so I was left to find my own way, which made the whole thing seem that much crazier. So

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The crochet ball unveiling


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I haven’t shown you all the ball I made for the expectant nephew, so here it is. I even put two little bells in it so he can annoy the rest of his family jingle about the house with it. Here it is pictured with a teddy that my sister, who is having this baby

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A few of my favourite things


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As promised, some pictures of my old volumes of George MacDonald’s poetry. I’d love to get my hands on his “Works of Fancy and Imagination” in ten volumes, mentioned here. Lunch in the Elephant Boy cafe in Bowral, decorated with old books. I tried to take these photos surreptitiously, so my object of focus is

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