Category Archives: This made me smile

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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Photos mostly from this week….

I don’t often take photos of myself, but I did while I was waiting outside the supermarket while the wonderful Mr Belived did some shopping on Wednesday. (I’d just been to my psychologist appointment and was tired so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Because housework is silly anyway

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Tuesday and Wednesday.

It’s Tuesday lunchtime, and  I’m sitting amongst the undergraduate cacophony in the commons, on a rainy day, in the covered downstairs area where we plug ourselves in at the library.  Little half height carrels of laptop enclosures, where we stare … 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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Today is a good day to dye….

At last!  Mr Beloved and I have been planning this for a couple of weeks now but the weather (and our energy levels!) have been working against us.  Today I managed to get out of bed at a reasonable hour … 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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Mmmmmm….smells like honey

And of course, so it should. Brilliant customer service from Honeybee Australis. I’m looking forward to getting a new painting to the point where I can heat and smoothe this wonderful beeswax over it…

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