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Last time I was in a Lindt cafe


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So, it’s a sad and strange day here in Australia. Obviously there are a lot of factors to be considered in the siege situation in Martin Place, but my first thought was that the last time I was in a Lindt café was Boxing Day last year in Melbourne CBD for a treat with my

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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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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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Snow adventures


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Well, the snow adventure is sadly over. But here is a picture of my sister’s family that I snapped in the snow, which turned out rather nicely, and then some evidence that I was in on the tobogganing. Tobogganing is super fun, I have to say. I think I enjoyed myself as much as the

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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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