Category Archives: Ultimate Blog Challenge

Lo – Tech Entertainment

Kite Flying This is another of those lovely, windy, outdoorsy things that are fun to do! Once you launch your little construction of paper, string, and sticks up into the wind it becomes a twisting, tugging live thing on the … Continue reading

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Summer & Coffee

Postcards 7 and 8 have arrived, halfway around the world and into a completely different season! The first is from Jeanne from Minnesota bringing with it the glory of the ocean in a heatwave. I love the sea, and try … Continue reading

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What is Your Learning Style?

I really enjoy learning new stuff. We all do this differently, but this is how I do it. I tend to gather lots of information. I talk to people, read what I can lay my hands on, scribble on sheets … Continue reading

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Mischief Makers

This foxy gentleman arrived in my letterbox today, from Josie Mara in Canada. Number 6 in the Shannon Ganshorn Swap. He is delightful in his jaunty top hat and tie. Josie thinks he is off to a party. He brings … Continue reading

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Quake Brain

Life is like a bowl of cherries, or a box of chocolates, they say. Well today I am overwhelmed with all the things going on out there. I am distracted, agitated, and unable to fix on anything as a focus. … Continue reading

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Practice, practice, practice!

I am running behind a post, life interfered yesterday, so I am sharing this post from my original joslittlepictures blog. It is still relevant , I still have difficulty taking risks. I am never sure exactly which risks I should … Continue reading

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Colour me Yellow

Today was the second day in a row that we had a blue sky, after two weeks of grey. It makes such a difference to how we feel. As we were out on our favourite Sunday walk at the beach … Continue reading

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Delicious – feeding problematic eaters!

I love cooking up a storm and putting on a bit of an event around our table. It is always fun setting the table, doing some flowers and dressing up the room a little. I love the warm light and … Continue reading

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What is Art Anyway?

A beautiful postcard from Shannon Ganshorn’s swap, all the way from Holland, to brighten my day. Thankyou Annemielie. I love the colours, and the quote is perfect. ‘Art is about Mystery’. So many people say they don’t ‘get’ art. There … Continue reading

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No Chance of Staying Cold Today

I love an open fire in the winter. The whole process of laying the fire, scrumpling news paper, rolling a few coils and placing kindling gently, finishing with a carefully chosen dry log, builds anticipation for the cosy evening ahead. … Continue reading

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