Category Archives: Cool Thangs

Let’s see if I can remember how to do this…

So here I am, in my (newish) multifocals, (still sorta getting used to them) and my new favourite brooch, Philbert the Fairy Wren from Edenki (her Etsy store, the maker’s name is Eden). The photo doesn’t do him justice, he … Continue reading

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Unreformed, Unapologetic Hippies

Yep. We dye and wear tie dyes.  PROUDLY! This is probably going to be the new doorway curtain between the lounge and bedroom. Due to excess fabric stash and “not enough bread” we will be making clothes from this book … Continue reading

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Arrgh! BEHIND!

So I’m way behind on the art classes I’m enrolled in online.  Luckily they’re in formats where I can catch up… So what have I been doing instead?  Ummm… Well, today we went to the doctor – our GP is … Continue reading

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2002…Secret Valentine Swap and David Wiesner’s illustrations

It’s amazing what you find when you start to clean up… I knew this envelope had been sitting around for a while with cool stuff in it, and somehow it surfaced last week: [as always, clicky for biggy] It was … Continue reading

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Resmed are clever…

ResMed, who make my CPAP machine, are a clever mob.  They generally design components so that they can only go together one way (by cutting one corner off a square humidifier and making the insert match, for example.)  I noticed … Continue reading

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Wheeeee! My Jetpens.com order arrived (at last!)

This  took aaaaaaaaaaaages to arrive – dispatched on June 25, arrived July 12.  Sheesh!  I did wonder if the sniffer dogs at Customs were taking a special interest in my impulse bought smelly pens…. (click for bigger if you need … Continue reading

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Windy Sunday…

Actually, it’s been windy all week.  Except for Wednesday, when it was windy AND wet – we had 32 mm, according to the weather site I use.  More rain than we’ve had in months!   So I haven’t been walking.  Even … Continue reading

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The Brisbane Adventure, and more

SO: Friday, we went to Brisbane.  The plan was to visit the Queensland Museum at Southbank, then have a wander through the galleries and meet up with some friends from an online forum. The one exhibition I really wanted to … Continue reading

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Remember…

Remember travelling as a kids, and stopping at the various town parks for lunch/loo break/parent sanity break?  I’m sure there used to be one of these rockets in every second or third park (the others having an old steam train … Continue reading

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Me. Hot flush, recycling and all.

(washi tape frame from Kitschy Digitals kit, recoloured) One of Mr Beloved’s dear friends sent a care package today, (thanks, Prote!) which included two coffee mugs from the recent Atheist Convention.  Also lots of computery geekery bits and pieces which … Continue reading

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