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HSM #7 - The Edwardian Summer Hat was Done....I Thought

Well, getting the floral garland the way I want it took longer that I thought it would. Not that that’s a real surprise, though. I have a tendency to be obnoxiously picky when it comes to getting things to look the way I imagine them in my mind. 424 more words

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Day 4 at the Story Studio

Another buzzing day at our pop-up studio in Treherbert  yesterday. The sun shone  and so our lovely volunteers from Welcome to our Woods got the wood fueled stove fired up outside and Nancy baked bread on it. 127 more words

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Introducing our new Silverlinks Co-ordinator for Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Hi Everyone,

I’m Mary Cann, the new Silverlinks co-ordinator for Age UK in Nottingham. I’m 58, a mother and was originally a trained nurse before making a career change 10 years ago. 730 more words


We miss a day.....

First off I have some really exciting news… We FINALLY got the perc test application submitted!!! He said he should be calling on Tuesday to set up an appointment to have the perc test done. 622 more words

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Back to the 'Bwl!

Whilst current Story 3 activity is focused on the Story Studio at Treherbert, yesterday also saw three of us return both in person and spirit to Ynysybwl. 450 more words

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Pop up studio day 3 - old Rhondda footage and bicycle powered light

Today was my first day at the pop-up story studio and I really loved it! There is lots to discover around the shop and everybody who’s come in has been very generous with their stories, anecdotes, drawings and memories. 218 more words

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WIP Wednesday

Happy Wednesday!

On the needles . . . another Downtown Cowl.  All the spinning this month had me itching to knit with some handspun.  The yarn I chose was spun during the 2014 TdF from Greenwood Fiberworks, Downton colorway.  170 more words