Monthly Archives: May 2013

New stuff on Etsy

I decided to stop restricting myself to African animals, here’s a Llama for your delight and enjoyment.  The fabric is vaguely Mexican/Peruvian, although I think the manufacturer thought it was fully African. Then there’s the camel.  This is nominally an … Continue reading

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Cow Personalities

What meat eaters don’t want to acknowledge is that each cow in that herd chewing the cud so placidly has its own unique personality.  Don’t believe me?  When I was young, we always had a herdette of cows for milk … Continue reading

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Don’t blog in anger

They say you should never blog in anger, but what fun is that?  I’m looking to sell my stuff locally so I approached a South African website called From the Heart Emporium for “permission” to sell my stuff on their … Continue reading

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Drunken knitting

A lesson people, this is what happens when you knit moss stitch while enjoying an ice cold cider and simultaneously reading a book.  Multitasking is evil. If I was selling this, I would unravel it, but since it’s an experiment, … Continue reading

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New ones coming up – Llama, Camel, Whale mobile

This one still looks more like a dinosaur than a llama, who knew their bodies were so square.  This is the fabric I’m planning to use, sorta kinda Mexican. This is one version away from a visit to the fabric … Continue reading

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New on Etsy – cushion covers

The way in which the post offices charges me for my parcels is a wonder of creation.  Last time I paid ZAR56 for a small parcel, today I paid ZAR113, the only difference was ZAR26 for the tracking number.  I … Continue reading

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Only in Africa – the Juju pamphlet

With unemployment at about 25-40% it’s no wonder that people in South Africa do a lot of innovative things to scratch a living.  If you need a pair of emergency sunglasses or coat hangers, you only have to buy one … Continue reading

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