Sunday, June 30, 2013


I had a go with this, with some old oil pastels

It was lots of fun
but. . .

I 'kinda' went a bit far . . . couldn't help myself
Still looks good though
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

I've been knitting


. . . and as an end of term treat, Harry and Hermione came to school today and gave a little presentation.  The kids loved it, and so did they!
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Friday, June 21, 2013


Still reviewing our trip to "Melbs"

This cake shop in The Block Arcade was AMAZING!

The queue on a Saturday morning was unbelievably long.
So I just took photos!

My mum always said that these cakes looked nice, but gave you headaches, so it was best not to have them! (like the ones in the supermarket!)
Had the queue not been so long, I would have taken the risk . . .

I was on a mission!
I was looking in the city for "arrays".
My husband thought I needed some camping equipment, and thought I was looking for A Ray's (Tent City)!
We did fall about laughing in the middle of the Bourke Street Mall

Once we started looking, we found them everywhere.

We are doing Multiplication at school this week, and I thought some real life examples would be fun.

. . . everywhere

. . . simply everywhere . . . this one was good because it was half covered over.
12 x 20 =
20 groups of 12 =
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Saturday, June 15, 2013

A Day in our Capital

It was up early this morning on a Saturday to take a drive to our Capital City:

Miss Flowergarden had an interview for a Japanese Scholarship.
It was very exciting and she practised her Japanese all the way there.

After that, we just wandered around the city for a bit, and this is some of what my eyes did see

Then it was off for some Ice Skating.  I was shocked at how I'd aged since last time I'd done it.  I remember it being effortless, but I was holding onto the edge for dear life!  I even took a massive hit to the head before the end (ouch!).

Despite all, we had a lovely day out!
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Friday, June 14, 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013

A Perfect Sunday that was really a Monday

My personal brief this morning . . .

was to play in my sewing room!

I've been loving what I've seen here, and had to have a little play

Then a mini quilt "moved me"

Thanks to Queen Elizabeth for giving us a holiday for her birthday.
I've had a lovely day!
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

A Blank Day

In the midst of Report Writing for School . . .

I needed some time for ME - some time to create and make

I was going a little crazy

I just played in my sewing room today,

Found projects and possibilities . . .

Made a new skirt . . .

Finished some unfinished business . . .

. . . and tomorrow it's back to Report Writing.
Just a little escapism, and time to catch my breath and remember
that life is good.
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