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make sure you get to the bottom of this week’s ~loveliness found~ post to check the winner of the May Gibbs giveaway! again, thank you all so much for entering and leaving such lovely comments – I only wish I could send all of you a pillowslip! p.s. & if you would like to share [...]



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Thank you so much, dear folk, for all the lovely words you shared in yesterday’s comments.  I wish I could send every one of you some May Gibbs goodness & a lily-pillowslip :-) I am so inspired by your enthusiasm, I’ve added a few more details to the giveaway – your very own copy of [...]

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School free day today!  Well, for the younger members of Bootville … this older one still had to dash into uni for a rural community nurse and adolescent pregnancy seminar.  But when I arrived home, just on lunchtime, the girlie was still in her nightie – warmed up with the mushroom beanie and sheepskin slippers. [...]

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edited to add:  This wee owl baby definitely has air mail wings so please, folks from across the oceans, please do feel welcome to participate in the spring-is-almost-here giveaway! lily x Monday … home from my child and family health seminar … determining what are accidental bruises vs. those exceptionally ugly non-accidental ones that we [...]

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{ The Tomten Christmas Band, copyright 2011 A Pint of Cream } I’ve been squeezing Christmas cross stitch time in between all the other busyness that is our lives at the moment.  It began with the realisation, back in Bootville, that I couldn’t find our Christmas stockings and that, in fact, I hadn’t been able [...]

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That is, a give away for everyone! Abby’s been home with a cold for the last two days and we’ve been indulging in our favourite cosy pursuits – drawing, stitching, watching Agatha Christie films, Stardust & Princess Bride (they always go together) and reading. One of the books we rediscovered was Ursula Le Guin’s A [...]