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Day 29: Proekt 365 (Che Fufu loves her birdie)

Precious few hours this week have been spent anywhere other than sat right in front of my computer screens. Most likely, that trend will continue. My desk is a mess of papers and pens and paperclips and tea and coffee stains. 191 more words

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Work Continues on the Lottery Software Update!

Here’s a sneak preview of the ongoing work updating and improving the Lottery Ticket Checker and Syndicate Management Software.  The software is still under construction, but I would like to thank everyone who has sent emails of support and encouragement as I resurrect this old project and make the long needed improvements.   253 more words


Daily Play #28: playing it red

On my last trip to the haberdashery I bought buttons for two projects. The first one was costumising a red cardigan with mix and match white buttons and today’s play is about making this very warm and comfotable yet a little old fashion cardigan slightly more interesting by adding a bit of red. 35 more words

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Daily Play #25: the right stitch

So I’ve adapted the big pattern I made a couple of days ago to a size that would fit better within the baby blanket.

The first one I made was the square on the left, replacing dc by sc and only 12 instead of 16. 59 more words

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Daily play #22: the haberdashery

Today I visited my haberdashery: it’s a magical place, with walls and walls of buttons.

The excuse was that I need a new strap for my bag, but really I wanted to buy some buttons to bling up a couple of cardigans. 15 more words

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Daily Play #20: Jam

Remember that rhubarb from my allotment I mentioned? That’s it, done, turned into a gorgeous jam with blueberries. I made it last year and it was delicious so couldn’t wait to try again. 19 more words

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Daily Play #18: new podcast

On a busy day, listening to a new podcast is a good enough play!

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