Monthly Archives: March 2012

Soup for vegetable avoiders

I’m convinced toddlers are trained in vegetable avoidance via some kind of university distance learning course. Modules also include ‘Strops, tantrums and hysterics’, ‘picking your nose in public’ and ‘techniques for crayoning randomly around the home’. I attempt to smuggle … Continue reading

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Vintage treasure hunting

The very horrible British weather this weekend was a blessing in disguise.  Rather than traipsing round a soggy car boot sale, we headed to a very lovely antiques centre near Hebden Bridge instead! It ticked the boxes for me (stuffed … Continue reading

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Refashioning vintage

I used to visit a shop near to where I live that sold unadulterated vintage clothing. The pieces smelt fusty, had the occasional hole but  were all original. The joy to me was finding something that had obviously been handmade and … Continue reading

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