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patterns

Me: grump grump grump grump grump Don: when was the last time you exercised? Me: … xxx Golly, you’d think I’d have learned this by now! Lots getting me down this week – which I will not bore you with … Continue reading

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additional ghosts

The most excellent Dame Eleanor cleverly alerted me via this post, that commenting is still quite temperamental. Confidential to Carolbaby Your commenting problem still isn’t sorted, as far as I can work out: I’ve tried various devices and platforms, and … Continue reading

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no new clothes: day eighty-one

Staying strong, but awfully tempted by this jumpsuit at COS today. Note to self: probably don’t kill time wandering about in stores while waiting for lunch companions. I liked it so much might have a crack at making one. Though … Continue reading

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fortunately not forty

Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday it rained and rained and rained. We had the most rain in a day since the early 1990s. It was A LOT of rain. In really excellent news, the rain extinguished several enormous bushfires which … Continue reading

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60before60: #04 make a piece of jewellery

This is one of those items that’s been on an XbeforeX list about for around 6 years (goodness! how has it been that long?) I’ve been seriously considering a silver jewellery making class for a while now, but most classes … Continue reading

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surely snow can’t be far away

It was terribly exciting to look out the bedroom window this morning. thrilling views We’re in for several days of heavy rain, which as you might imagine is very much needed! We’ll gloss over the forecast flooding and damaging heavy … Continue reading

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ghosts in the machine

And just like that, all comments since the end of October have completely vanished – within the last couple of hours. How utterly baffling! I definitely pressed no buttons and was actually nowhere near my computer for most of the … Continue reading

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if you’re not verbing, you can’t call yourself a noun

I visited the GP a couple of weeks ago, which I thought I’d mentioned here, but it seems not! Much to my horror, I’d rapidly gained a bit of weight over the Xmas break, despite pretty minimal feasting. I was … Continue reading

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no new clothes: day sixty two

I’ve just kicked over into two months without a clothing purchase – 17% of my 12 month goal. Go me! But excitingly I do have some new garments! On the weekend I chopped off a couple of Don and Joe/Franks’s … Continue reading

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empire

In excellent news I was successful in selling our discarded RAM on ebay and (just) averaged over my $20 target for each set. Unfortunately I underestimated shipping, so took a wee hit on each – still profit for something I … Continue reading

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