Category Archives: wanderings


It’s felt a little strange being in Melbourne for the whole of January. The last few years I’ve made myself scarce and headed north as soon after Christmas as possible. But this year it was time for a change, so … Continue reading

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A Very Fine Roadtrip

As mentioned last post, I’m now happily ensconced in a frangipane surrounded weatherboard house on the northern New South Wales coast. This is standard for me this time of year. However, I got here in a manner a bit different … Continue reading

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Adventures in Natural Dyeing, Part I

To begin, happy new year everyone! The general consensus among a lot of people I know seems to be that 2011 really could have been better, which is a shame. To all of these people, and indeed to everyone, I … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Ginkgo Shawl

To begin, I would just like to say that I have a great amount of difficulty spelling the word ‘ginkgo’ correctly. I keep wanting to write it as ‘gingko’. Anna, you fool! It’s probably quite fitting that I ended up … Continue reading

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Yet More Travel: Laos and Chiang Mai

I’ll do my best to conclude my travel tales in this post, because I’m sure everyone is getting mighty sick of me prattling about my trip. Besides, I have recent crafty endeavours to post about! After a (brief!) rest in … Continue reading

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More travel: Battambang, Siem Reap and Angkor Wat

After we left Phnom Penh behind (thankfully in time to avoid the dreadful stampede that happened a few days later), we travelled by bus to the town of Battambang and the next day got on a riverboat to head to … Continue reading

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Adventures, Narcissism, and Retina Burn

It’s a glorious spring day outside, and what am I doing? I’m procrastinating on my assignment by updating my blog. Yay me. Though I have every intention of getting my seasonally unappreciative self into the sun later on, once the … Continue reading

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