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“up for grabs” goes to

Last week I said that the chart “Colourful Lorikeets” would be up for grabs

here and on my French blog. Only two people left comments asking to join in the draw, so it was a very quick process. 8 more words

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“Cirque des Cercles” happy dance

Today is the day for a happy dance – the Ink Circles design I have been stitching since January is now a finished project.

It could have been stitched more quickly, but Avis of… 132 more words

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96 of 331

I computed my collection as 329 just the other day.  But as I consider, there are more:

I own Civil War: The Popular Edition, a game I really ought to load onto the BGG server; and 18Africa, a prototype 18xx game I have printed out, and cobbled together from other 18xx sets. 558 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge - Endurance

I know that many of you are aware that I dye. In fact, here are some fabrics that I have been dyeing just this week! 117 more words


Little green wonders: Potatoes

Just a promised update on those baking potatoes that I threw in the manure/compost no-dig beds and which have produced such and abundance of leaves over the summer, no water, no care at all. 96 more words

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High Five for Friday!

High Five for Friday!

I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact!  I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy… definitely a fun way to recap the week and  and stay grateful. 189 more words

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'There are too many white faces' in kids books?

I read an article featured on the Guardian online today, and I’m not sure how I feel about it.

The title of this post is taken from that article where author James Dawson speaks about the need for diversity in children’s fiction. 360 more words