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I felt like typing

A felt keyboard cover for your iPad that's wired to work like a keyboard, now that's genius!

The joy of giving

I gift wrapped some purchases for a customer this morning – it reminded me of the simple joy I get from the creative process. I don't know if I had more fun wrapping the gift, photographing it, or designing and making

Knitters in the know

I stopped in at Orion Wool & Craft in Oranjezicht this morning, where Cape Town's knitters in the know buy their wool and stuff. Roger and Jean are always friendly and open to chat and Jean's knitting needles were clicking

Artwork by Hoffman Wentzel at the most recent Haas showing "an Exhibition called Story"

Hoffman Wentzel says…

...many things. "Be natural" was one of the ones that caught my eye in a recent exhibition of some of his work on the "An Exhibition called Story" at Haas. I'm not entirely sure about the rules of photographing someone's artwork

Shuttleworth Weaving at work

I was in KZN recently and made sure I had time to visit Andy and Helen at Shuttleworth Weaving, just outside Nottingham Road. They're seasoned professionals in the wool and weaving world and it was wonderful to have a look

Standing in the Woodstock Gas line

Get in the gas line

It wasn't a great day to be in a small business yesterday, not when electricity prices went up by as much as 30% last Friday, and there was a gas shortage in Cape Town. My gas supplier called me

Visual play

Playtime!

I loved Brene Brown's most recent blog post on play, and it distracted me into a bit of playtime of my own. Looking around my office it seems I do a fair amount of it, I've just taken to cleverly