Category Archives: Kindness

A delight from Queensland

Recently Kate emailed me to ask if I wanted a nest. Well, who can resist a nest? Probably plenty of people, but not me! The story behind the nest is that an olive backed sunbird created this nest by suspending it … Continue reading

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The sketchbook (br)enters Europe

You know about the Travelling Sketchbook, (in case you don’t, click on the previous link)….Chas is one of the Sisterhood, and her post about the Sketchbook arriving in Europe sums up what I think the whole thing is about. I … Continue reading

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#stitchingsanta reveal #2

The second parcel still hadn’t arrived when we left for Western Australia a few days before Christmas. Our neighbour was collecting our mail, so I knew it would be in safe hands if it arrived. We came home a week … Continue reading

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#stitchingsanta reveal #1

You may remember me telling you about the #stitchingsanta swap organised by Sheila at  Sewchet. You could opt in to either a knitting/crocheting secret santa, a sewing secret santa or both. Then Sheila matched us all up. What a fabulous idea, … Continue reading

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All this from the gorgeous Kate

A little while ago I had the privilege of meeting up with two blogging friends, EllaDee and Kate. We spent a delightful hour or two at the Botanic Gardens. It was like old friends meeting up, because, although we had … Continue reading

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How does my garden grow?

It is quite a while since I have talked to you about my garden (aside from reblogging an earlier post about the jacarandas in my street). That’s partly because I have had so many other things to write about, and … Continue reading

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KNIT-A-SQUARE…spread the word

Originally posted on Meeka's Mind: I can’t knit to save my life, but I can spread the word of this glorious, grassroots inspired charity. And so can you. Just for the record, I met Sandy McDonald – the…

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I wish us peace

The tragedy of the Malaysian Airlines flight has moved us to tears, and our hearts go out to those who are left behind, grieving. I wrote last time about the ordinary act of packing a suitcase. For me a suitcase … Continue reading

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Look what the postie left for me yesterday!

There, lying amongst the bills and begging letters was a letter with stamps, real stamps! Real stamps = a letter from a real person! These stamps were so unusual that I (briefly) thought about collecting stamps again. 😉 This was … Continue reading

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Dedicating the Little Free Library

Originally posted on Gardening Nirvana:
Warm temperatures and a cool breeze were a welcome gift Saturday during  the Little Free Library dedication. The idea for little libraries started in Wisconsin in 2009 Todd Bol built a model of a one-room…

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