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Nano Update #3: Camp NaNo Edition

Hello, September.

The last few weeks of August are always an equal mix of sad and happy: I don’t know if it’s because of summer’s inevitable end, or the smell of slow burning charcoal floating from backyards in late evening, or the fact that all the meaningful anniversaries of my adult life happen to fall in those few weeks, but I always get a little nostalgic (which is great for writing blogs!).  640 more words

Writing Life

Upcycling a cabinet door into a frame

Avid followers of my previous blog will remember my first foray into diy (the laundry table – it is still standing!) and craft (my framed vintage fruit crate label). 623 more words

Brunsfelsia Gifts

Secret extensions knock off

I love fake hair and I have a weakness for infomercials. I have found myself staying up until all hours of the night just to watch the magic cures infomercials promise. 179 more words


Chapter 10: Third Time's a Charm

The Legend of Korra

I am tempted to start this particular review of with FINALLY, but I feel as if that might be disingenuous to my appreciation for the last two seasons. 4,243 more words

Staying Tuned

Hand Knitted Baby Boots

A friend has recently left work and gone on maternity leave, expecting her first baby in a few weeks time. As she doesn’t want to know the gender of the baby in advance, I had the challenge of making a present that would suit either a girl or a boy. 162 more words


Craft Day with DryNites

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to be invited to a craft event organised by DryNites. It was hosted by Tamara Melvin (from the Great British Sewing Bee) and was at… 709 more words


Loose Ends and tieing them up

I have been a little quiet on the blog this week because I have busy out in the real world

. After reading about the EU and vacuum cleaners I decided to buy a new one. 262 more words