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Merry Christmas, Baby!

I have made quite a few garments I’m excited to post about, however many of the photographs I’ve taken aren’t up to scratch because we’re not getting enough quality sunlight at the moment!  This post I could cobble together though. I am not super keen on Christmas — the consumerism gets to me.  However, when […]

January 27th, 2017
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Farewell Tilly

Today Neil and I said goodbye to our favourite, furry family member.  Tilly’s health has been declining for a couple of months now, but he had crashed very rapidly this week.  It was a difficult decision to let him go. Tilly, or Tilly Dylan Tyers-McGwyre, Cat of Brunswick (his full name, as depicted on his […]

January 19th, 2017
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The Pussyhat Project

On the 21st of March, the day after the inauguration, The Women’s March on Washington is happening!  The march isn’t just about women, but about all the voices who were demonised and shunned during the toxic American election.  For me, protesting isn’t whining, it’s about speaking up as a group so that a message is […]

January 12th, 2017
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Adventures in Coatmaking

So I’ve lived in Australia almost my entire life, except for the 8 months I spent living in Sweden when I was 18 or so.  Living in Melbourne means mild weather — during the summer, it can get hot, up to 40C, but only for a couple of days at a time.  During the winter […]

January 10th, 2017
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Christmas Knitting

I have been making quite a few things over the last couple of months, but I haven’t taken as many chances to photograph and blog them as soon as I finish them.  Christmas was surprisingly busy, plus my dear kitty Tilly, seen here asking for dinner, has been sick, which has been a little rough.  He’s okay […]

January 4th, 2017
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