Monthly Archives: March 2011

(sorry for the lack of posts this weekend – C and I are heading off to visit my parents for a couple of days, and although I had good intentions about blogging as usual, yesterday ended up being full of … Continue reading

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Waistcoat – part II

It looks like this is going to be a three-parter – although I’m making good progress with hemming, there are still buttons and buttonholes to sort out 🙂 So – to recap: you have your pattern pieces (a front-right, a … Continue reading

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What makes a good leader?

What do you think makes someone a good leader? This is something I started thinking about in Church yesterday. I think the thoughts knocking round in my head are kind of related to the ‘Passing on Wisdom?‘ post which I … Continue reading

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Tea of the Week – Tea Palace Smooth Caramel

This week’s tea review is brought to you by Sheila O’Flanagan’s “Stand by Me” which appears in most of the photos 🙂 (and is also a great book). Source: Bought from Tea Palace. No idea where the tea itself comes … Continue reading

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Saturday play – organising!

This may seem to be a bit of a contradiction in terms – play and organisation going together … but recently I have been somewhat enjoying organising / decluttering / tidying stuff up. It’s been paying off – giving more … Continue reading

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Vegan baking – an attempt …

So the plan was that I would have my waistcoat finished by now, so that I could do a second post about it. As it happens, other stuff – well, happened (some work took a lot longer than I thought … Continue reading

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There are no words

(watch it in full screen. All the way to the end)

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Tea of the Week – Pu Erh

I should say before starting: Pu Erh is a whole ‘family’ of teas, not just one tea. (The reason I haven’t put more details in the title of this post is that I can’t make them out – most of … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake

My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan. I don’t know what to say/do/write. I’ve only started looking into the true scale of things today (lax of me, I know) and it is overwhelming. I found a prayer … Continue reading

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Today I feel kind of like the person depicted in this: Except not about bacon, about PANCAKES! Which is good, since they’re a lot healthier. So really I’m lacking the ‘this will make me really unhealthy bit’, and just enjoying … Continue reading

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