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Going Anywhere Nice

Eddie knew that he would ask the question before the young lad even sat down in his barbershop. Eddie pays attention to the little details. He sees the young lad, no more than 16 years old, he reckons, wandering towards the shop with his shopping bags, clearly labelled with a variety of clothing brands and shop logos. 869 more words


Hexie Squeeze Punch

A student told me about these Fiskars hole punches. Now that I have tried them I can tell you how they work.

All sizes squeeze easily on card stock if you cut 1 sheet of paper at a time. 152 more words

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Take the Weight Off

It’s a little after midday when Gavin leaves his bedroom to inspect an oddly quiet house. Shuffling downstairs in shorts and a hoodie, he pokes his head into the living room on his way along the hall towards the kitchen. 951 more words


Sewing is Cheaper than Therapy!

A couple of years ago when my youngest child started nursery I was lamenting to a good friend about my worry at loosing my identity, her words will stay with me forever……. 222 more words



I wrote a poem once and it didn’t rhyme

but instead kept time

like a rhythmic beat

and those who read it

and did not get it… 120 more words


Friday Favorites

My knitting and I are off for a ladies’ weekend in New York (bridal shower and bachelorette party for one of my best friends — I don’t know how much knitting will be done, other than on the train!)  But before I head off, I thought I’d pop in for a quick round up of Friday Favorites. 198 more words

Friday Favorites