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She Does All My Alterations

My sister texted just now. The address of a seamstress on the outskirts of the subway system. I have an appointment in the morning, or so I’m told, to have my bridesmaid’s dress altered. 47 more words


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

This little novella by Dai Sijie was lent to me by my grandson, who is doing Year 10; it is on his reading list for English. 861 more words

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Adventures in Online Shopping

Alternate title: How To Lose a Night’s Sleep Without Really Trying

I love window shopping. Going to the mall or my favorite shops and looking at all of the shiny new things on sale. 972 more words

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