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Author Archives: Renee
This weekend I did my recycling. Now, this shouldn’t really be that much effort – for most of us it means chucking it all in a special bin and putting this bin outside. Not if you live in a low … Continue reading
Every evening when I get to my bike at the station, I feel a sense of pride. I’m proud of my beautiful bike, and I’m proud to ride it. One night last week when I strode to my bike, a … Continue reading
I’ve recently joined the Sunday Baking Club, which is basically a collective of folk who bake on Sunday and then admire each others work on social media. This week is Old Skool’ week – cook your Granny’s favourite. My gran would … Continue reading
Well here I am, sat once more at a little table on a Cross Country train. It’s been an interesting weekend, in which I learnt several things. The most important lesson of the weekend is that, although I’m supposedly older … Continue reading
Hurrah! My coursework is finished, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for Christmas preparations! You probably know that I live in a flat. It’s a nice flat, and quite spacious as far as flats go, but it’s still … Continue reading
This weekend, my boyfriend and I visited my folks to celebrate Sinterklaas. Cycling around the village where I grew up, I pointed at things that I had a connection with. “This used to be the post office where I worked on … Continue reading
After a little nudge from someone on Twitter I had another look at my dress bodice and decided it gaped too much on the top so I took the patter and folded it in the middle so would be narrower … Continue reading
I’m sure you’re all dying to know what happened to my Christmas dressmaking. Well, I made another bodice, one size up but using another size up’s length so the arm holes are slightly bigger and the fit is looser, which … Continue reading