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Belated Christmassy round-up

I never did talk about how Christmas was in the end, did I?  So I shall inflict in upon the world now.  I actually did get everything finished and ready that I needed to.  All my online shopping arrived (whew!) … finish reading “Belated Christmassy round-up”

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Typing + tiredness = not working

Since I’m extremely tired today (I have new medication which is making me drowsy, hopefully just for the adjustment period, and every time I sit down somewhere relaxing I drop off!), I’m not going to say much again.  I haven’t … finish reading “Typing + tiredness = not working”

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Happy Birthday Noxie!

Today is my lovely friend Noxie‘s birthday, so much love and happy returns to her!  We originally met through both being fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and are still friends twelve years on!  Isn’t the internet grand? As for … finish reading “Happy Birthday Noxie!”

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Ap*ply*ing myself

I need an editor to stop me from making horrible puns, don’t I?  But it’s true, today I have been applying myself to plying two bobbins of handspun together.  I haven’t done the whole lot yet, and there won’t be … finish reading “Ap*ply*ing myself”

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Digital Housekeeping

I’ve been doing housekeeping tasks on the computer all day1, and I still haven’t even scratched the surface.  Or that’s how it feels – I’ve backed a load of ebooks and photos up onto DVD, and cleared up my podcasts … finish reading “Digital Housekeeping”

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Productive day

I did lots today, and even managed to get in a nap this afternoon.  Well, I’d worn myself out!  Of course, when I say “lots”, that’s “lots for me”, but still.  I’ve been to see the Flower Festival at Mum’s … finish reading “Productive day”

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And they’re off!

So, I’ve started my spinning for the Tour de Fleece.  As I said yesterday, I’m starting with two complementary braids from Limegreenjelly that I’m going to ply together.  I’d actually spun up half of one of them already, so I … finish reading “And they’re off!”

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TdeF Prep

As well as carrying on with the Big Clear Out / spring-clean / whatever, I’ve been preparing for the start of the Tour de Fleece tomorrow.  I’ve got the wheel all set up, and the fibre that I’ll be starting … finish reading “TdeF Prep”

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And I’m Done

Woohoo, I’ve completed NaBloPoMo for June.  I shall give myself a pat on the back… and maybe check if there’s a “winner” badge or something.  No big deal if not. I’ve also been seeing how I can do on the … finish reading “And I’m Done”

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S is for Spinning

I can’t believe it’s come round again already, but the Tour de Fleece starts again on 3rd July.  Which means I shall be spinning along with many many others for the duration of the Tour de France bike race.  I … finish reading “S is for Spinning”

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H is for Help, I Can’t Think of Anything!

I’ll probably come up with a really excellent topic for the letter H in a day or two, but right now I can’t think of a thing.  Well, maybe I’ll be inspired while I’m writing, you never know!  And if … finish reading “H is for Help, I Can’t Think of Anything!”

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Spinning again

As well as not having blogged since July, I haven’t done any spinning since then either.  During the blogathon, I posted that I was spinning some gorgeous merino fibre.  I got maybe 10g of the 100g braid actually done, and … finish reading “Spinning again”

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9: Finished skeins – no.2

And here’s my second finished skein of yarn: As you can see from the collage picture, the original fibre was turquoise, navy, and red.  I rather like the way the colours blended, both in the spinning and plying process, to … finish reading “9: Finished skeins – no.2”

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8: Finished skeins – no.1

Still working on the bipolar post (I should stop faffing, really), and I’ve also realised that I seem to somehow be a post behind.  So, here are a couple in quick sucession.  I haven’t posted on here yet about the … finish reading “8: Finished skeins – no.1”

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7: Merino soffffft

I’m still working on the bipolar topic post, so I though that this half hour I’d show you what I’m currently spinning.  Well, not currently, since I’m typing right now, but you know what I mean ;-) I am, by … finish reading “7: Merino soffffft”

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