Pip-Life Taking Stock

Taking Stock…

July 2, 2015
this week

  Hello petals. Hope things are good with you. Things are okay with me. It’s been a bit of a rough week, but I am hopeful that it’s all going to turn around. There’s been some discussion online – in the online community I am part of – partly about same sex marriage and rainbows – but really, actually about identity, sexuality and sin. I’m all for people having their own beliefs and opinions, but when those beliefs insult, dismiss or diminish a…

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Patch Things Up?

June 29, 2015
MokuyobiThreads feature

  Pretty much the entire reason I joined the Brownies was because of the patches/badges and the special guide-book. They seemed so CUTE and were a sure sign of being awesomely accomplished and capable, as far as I was concerned. Sadly I was a bit of a Brownie fail because a) I didn’t like the colour brown (which the uniform most definitely was) and b) I also dropped the occasional blasphemous expression (Oh my god! For god’s sake! Oh hell!)…

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Sponsored Project: The Woolly Wayward Pine Cupboard

June 28, 2015
wayward pine cupboard

This post is sponsored by Annie Sloan Unfolded, the good people who distribute Chalk Paint™ in Australia : Follow them on Facebook here for more excellent paint-related or decorating ideas!     I’ve been wanting a woolly cupboard for ages. My crochet is stored in various baskets all over the living room (since I vacated my studio a few months ago.) It’s hard to see what I’ve got and things get a bit tangled up. I wanted something to store my yarn and projects in,…

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