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A new project from me: Hungry Hungry Pippo!

October 21, 2021

Hello dear pals, How are you going? I am going … okay. Pushing on with all the different things I need to achieve and organise so we can MOVE BACK TO VICTORIA. Sigh. I know. It’s an unexpected turn of events, one out of my control. But I’m hoping to make the best of it and turn this surprising plot twist into something totally a-okay. Because it costs a bloody fortune to move, I have started a new fun thing…

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Taking Stock: September 2021

September 17, 2021

How about a little check in and check up? I think it’s a very good idea … Taking Stock Making: A cardigan. This one, in fact. I am loving knitting it up, even though I’m not an expert knitter. I’m also making a scrappy blanket in crochet with all the random bits and bobs I have in my yarn stash. Getting a bunch of mauve roses from the supermarket for $4! Cooking: Lunch salads. It’s my new thing because I…

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Ten tip-top totes for tip-top folks

August 30, 2021
A selection of eight different tote bags

How about we do a little round-up of cute bags to stuff your stuff into? Seems like a good idea, amiright?! Ten tip-top totes for tip-top folk! 1/ So fresh! So picnicky! From the legends at Ceres Life. 2/ Aren’t these botanical totes cute? They’re by Dream Lake Studio. 3/ This is me to a tee. All the baggage. 4/ So many good things! Via Nook and Burrow. 5/ This is on sale, but still pricey, but also very cheerful.…

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What’s Your Ever-Enduring Gift Request?

August 11, 2021

If someone were to ask you what you wanted gift-wise, what would be the thing you can never have to many of? For me, it’s large Moleskine journals, nice pens and bookshop gift cards. I can never get enough of those things. I keep very specific journals for different things and it helps my busy brain to have a ready supply. And books … well I am a tragic bookworm. I always have 100 books on my wishlist and do…

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I Forgot To Tell You About A New Thing!

August 9, 2021

Whoops. I’m a bit scattered at the moment, to say the least, and Reannon pointed out that I had not told you about my new POP-UP BLOG – Something Good Every Day. It’s a bit of a response to the current lockdowns and terrible pandemic news. We are all watching the news updates (quite rightly) but maybe we can make a date with some daily GOOD as well? You can read it here. It’s free. I don’t sell you anything…

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What Are You Cooking These Days?

August 4, 2021

I’ve been doing a shirt-load of cooking since I moved back to Tassie. My standard dishes are different here, partly because I have two grown-up kiddos living with me and partly because the food supply is different here. We tend to be making a lot of things we can’t easily get locally … things like Malaysian-style Chicken Curry, Laksa, Spicy Korean-ish Chicken, Char Siu and lots of random robust curries. Our town doesn’t have an asian grocer or an Indian…

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Wish-listed Books 001

August 3, 2021

Here’s a whole bunch of excellent-looking books that I’ve saved to my wishlist. Perhaps some of these are your cup of tea too? What are you reading, pal?   1/ World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. (Follow Aimee on Twitter.) 2/ Futuresteading by Jade Miles. (More about clever Jade on Instagram.) 3/ A Year of Living Simply by Kate Humble. (More about Kate.) 4/ How to be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery. (Follow Sy on Twitter here.) 5/ The…

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