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Eefje Savelkoul
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Dutch, 30, likes creative stuff.
Dutch, 30, likes creative stuff.

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This is how my David Bowie 80s sweater happened:

A thing that happened last week: I finished knitting a sweater! This is the first time I made a full sized sweater (or jumper if you’re British) and actually finished it. The story started a while ago at a yarn lounge at Sticks & Cups. Lili (the owner of…
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A kind of definition - a poem I wrote.

I am an absence The negative space cut out of other peoples lives You can’t abuse what’s not there Once I was full buts bits and pieces were slowly broken and eroded Now all that is left is the shape where I used to be It’s a kind of definition
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The Melancholy Mood - A poem I wrote.

Cannibalize found phrases until nothing of use is left Try to write a novel in a novel way words stick to fingers ink stains after reading the news Abandon yourself in the rain Melt away and leave only the words jumbled
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Pictured: How I spend last weekend. (Hanging out with friends and my instax camera.)

Things I enjoyed immensely last weekend: • Helping a friend and hanging out with him • Knitting a bunch • Going out for drinks with other friends • Lemonades with elderflower or ginger flavours • Having the same fun sober as I would drunk • Laughing until…
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Knitting is the thing: a look at my current projects, and a needle-dilemma

I thought it was time for a knitting update! As ever I have several projects going on, although to be fair, some of those are clearly in hibernation until I come back to them. Here are three that AREN’T in hibernation. First I want to share my awesome new…
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What to do about big books and my Goodreads challenge: my reading for 2017

I like big books and I cannot lie. I also really like tracking my reading, and setting a Goodreads challenge for each year. But it’s good to reflect on how Goodreads infuences my interaction with books. Because I haven’t been reading many big books lately…
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A while back I filled a Lomochrome purple film roll, these are the results:

Last year I put a lomochrome purple film roll in my Holga 135. It took ages to fill up, mostly over summer I believe. Then I had the developed film lying around waiting for me to get off my ass and scan the pictures. When I finally did so about a month…
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On drawing, painting, and sketching art. This is how I art. How do you art?

I haven’t been drawing much lately. Most of my creative energy goes to other pursuits at the moment, and that’s fine. But scanning some things I did paint and draw but hadn’t shared yet makes my fingers itch! I think I’ll be taking up brush and pencil…
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Merry Chrismukkah/Happy Holidays! I sent my friends surprise bookish Christmas gifts and I made a video about it.

Happy Holidays, Merry Chrismukkah! Here’s a video in which I talk about surprise gifts on Christmas eve. Everyone I sent a gift should have opened them by now so I can share this video more widely. I love reading and I love talking about books, so it…
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Read about my adventures in Cologne when I went to see Amanda Palmer! (@amandapalmer)

When your friends are enthusiastically shouting at you because an artist you all love (AMANDA FUCKING PALMER) is coming near your country to play a show, you get tickets as fast as you can and travel to the closest show she’s playing. Which was in…
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