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On the 5th day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me five go-old rings … none of that happening here today, so we’re making egg cosies instead. I know it’s a somewhat ridiculous idea – I mean who uses egg...

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On the fourth day of Christmas…

Well, on the 4th day of Christmas I didn’t actually do very much, other than write up the blog post and take one or two pictures. Julia and her daughter Annabel did all the work … mostly Annabel, with Julia...

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On the third day of Christmas…

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… three French hens, two turtledoves and a partridge in a pear tree! If I had a true love I think he’d have come up with more appropriate (for...

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On the second day of Christmas…

On the second day of Christmas I’m wishing I lived in a MUCH colder country that has winter at this time of year. It’s boiling hot in Cape Town, and I know I shouldn’t be complaining, but at this rate...

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On the first day of Christmas…

I can’t quite believe it’s December already and another Christmas is upon us. Maybe that’s why I’ve only managed to get this going today, December 1 was just a little too soon! That and some jet-lag which has my head in...

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Adrie’s Speedy Fingerless Gloves

Adrie Jacobs is a friend of ours with loads of energy. Besides being a wife and mother of 2 toddlers, this former SA champion gymnast runs a busy biokinetics practice and even manages to squeeze in a few half marathons...

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October is Breast Cancer awareness month

Since it’s already October 19th you are probably well aware that it’s breast cancer awareness month. It’s a cause that is close to my heart (both literally and figuratively). My mother is a survivor, and this time last year I...

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Special Springbok stripes

Julia and I started talking about the Rugby World Cup a few weeks ago, and how cool it would be to have a self-striping Springbok yarn. It took a little while to get this off the ground, but I knitted...