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Tour de Fleece Frivolities

Last year, two days before the cyclists of the Tour de France finished their 23-day-long journey on the Champs-Élysées, I started spinning for the first time in my life. As predicted by some, I was immediately hooked. By now – … Continue reading

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iManor – knit your own nest box

Last weekend, a new (my 25th to be precise!) knitting pattern for bird’s nest boxes iManor was published at Knotions.

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Second Slipper Syndrome

You can say a lot of things about me, but suspecting me of second sock syndrome is not one of them. That is what it is called if knitting a second, in most cases an identical, sock to form a … Continue reading

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Beeautiful seasons

I really do love Fall. The colors of the leaves, the late season brambles, the chestnuts falling down and the smell of fire in the air at night. Or perhaps that is winter already?

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Lazy gnomes

Spring is a wonderful season. It never ceases to amaze me that everything is coming back to live. A butterfly appears from nowhere, green stuff pops up from a dark and sullen ground, and then the bumblebees: don’t they make … Continue reading

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ExSTRAVAganza

A few times a week my partner is out and about, he goes either running or cycling. You can call me many things, but you would hardly mistake me for Sporty Spice. Most of you know that I am on … Continue reading

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Frozen and heart warming gifts

Already since Spring started, the weather here in the Netherlands has been warm and we were treated to many sunny days. And while I am still enjoying the sunshine on my skin, I would like to point out the cold … Continue reading

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Welcome to my office

Sometimes things don’t go according to plan. ‘Tell me about it,’ your reaction might be. Life is all about the stuff that hits the fan, when you least expect it. After years of being ill, I am aware of what … Continue reading

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Magica de Spell and her needles

Usually we play a game of Rummikub with a deck of cards after dinner. But since my partner was involved in an accident he is wearing a neck brace. This hinders him to play cards, therefore we bought the original … Continue reading

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Pink kitties

Ravelry is an online knitting community where you can find all sorts of patterns (some for free!), a lot of tips and tricks about both knitting and crocheting, and many fellow knitters. It is where Charlotte and I met.

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