Category Archives: General

Hello 2016!

A decision made in January 2015 matures for 12 months………with unexpected results! February 2015 was the second month of my 6 month sabbatical and I had high hopes of what could be achieved.   Very soon 6 months became 9, when life … Continue reading

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Apologies and Resolutions

Dear all, As always, time flies much faster than expected. It is almost the end of January already and I have no idea where the last two months went. I am not too sure how universal it is, but in … Continue reading

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With Gratitude

It has been over a month since I last posted on the blog. This post would have been a very fitting entry for the Playful Day challenge, since the theme for the last week of April was ‘Gratitude’. Let’s say … Continue reading

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A kind of ‘Spring Clean’ feeling.

I made a promise back in January to keep you all posted of my progress during this ‘sabatical’ period in my life. Almost 3 months has passed and my initial estimation of six months off work is starting to look … Continue reading

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Thoughts over a cup of coffee

Disclaimer: Yes, it took me a whole month to write another post. To my defense, I’ve been rather busy. With knitting, but also with volunteering/family stuff that I won’t bore you with. And yes, it is one very long post… … Continue reading

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Of clumsiness, Sock Club, VAT, yarn festival and stash management

This blog post should have been written and posted last night. However, my clumsiness and myself have spilled a full cup of coffee over the keyboard of my (up and running) laptop yesterday evening. Intense cleaning, drying of said laptop … Continue reading

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Allow us to introduce….. Maylin, of Tri’Coterie Designs

The Woolly Alliance has been full of Christmas spirit recently, mainly due to our involvement in the Indie Designers Gift-a-long 2014. Aurelie has been very busy behind the scenes too………and I have been hiding. (such is my nature!) Today I … Continue reading

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