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Wanted: a few good (older, wrinkle-proud) women

I went hiking with a bunch of ladies over night at a cabin up the Duffey. Most of us had kids, so the hardest work of the weekend was just getting out of the house. 659 more words


WIP Wednesday: Eternal Scarf

This scarf project originated at the yarn toss for last year’s Vogue Knitting LIVE event. It bounced near my feet in its little organza bag, and a woman standing near me motioned for me to pick it up. 212 more words


4 ~ ulva by Lisa Richardson

Why begin with the Vikings? It was already 800AD when they turned up here. Others came much earlier but the Vikings are the first whose comment we can quote.

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5 ~ colonsay by Lisa Richardson

The island of Colonsay lies in the Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. Fifteen miles to the north lies the island of Mull; the eastern and southern horizons are bounded by the islands of Jura and Islay; and to the south west, just visible from a high point on a clear day, is the coast of Donegal in Ireland.

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8 ~ dervla by Lisa Richardson

Dervla \d(e)-rv-la, der-vla\ as a girls’ name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dervla is “poet’s daughter”. The source is “Deirbhile“, an Irish Gaelic name.

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I’d set myself a deadline to finish this in time for Truck Festival last Friday and I just managed it! It looks better with shorts but I’m afraid modesty got the better of me here. 329 more words


How many reasons to dance do you need?

Riva Fisher has a tattoo of Mt Currie running along the length of her ring finger.

“What did your parents say?” I ask.

“They loved it.” 648 more words

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