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Like ripples in the water

“When a person comes in contact with another, exchange of evidence of that contact always takes place.”

This is a quote from one of my favourite TV dramas in my homeland that I have been watching ever since I came back. 460 more words

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Pattern Reworking

Here’s an update/reworking of the #45 tatted edging from Butterick’s Tatting and Netting 1896 reprint–that is to say, a tatting pattern old enough that the author seems to think working chains is a revolutionary idea that will come as a mild surprise to her readers.  183 more words

Crafts

Sky blue wishes

Last year, my homeland marked the first time in history that our census showed over 80% of our population have never experienced war, being born post-WWII. 395 more words

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Promised Tatting Video

Last weekend I promised to post a “how to tat” video… and SO… Here it is!   Before you get excited or have any strange ideas this is not “tattooing” although that may be coming soon.  183 more words

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The feeling is mutual

I am only a quarter of the way into my advent calendar, but I have already reached its turning point with today’s piece:

I dreaded this day, because I have yet to succeed in making these concentric circles elements called “onion rings” (hence the choice of colours for today’s piece… they made it a little less dreadful!). 606 more words

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Correcting the-one-and-only-correct-answer mentality

When you are/were in school, are/were you taught there is only one correct answer?

If yes, who decides what is the one correct answer to each question you were asked? 602 more words

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From back to fore

“Right now, he can’t seem to lose” is what was said about one of my favourite countrymen athletes after his fourth win in the last five tournaments he has competed in… CHAPEAU!!! 414 more words

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