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Emily Orpin (ejorpin)
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Ptop Ptips for dealing with a Pterygium
First things first - a pterygium * is a growth on the eye. (*Warning: do not click on that link if you are in any way squeamish, especially about eye related things. Also FYI it's pronounced  ter-ridge-eeum ...) Science-y types are not completely certain wh...

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15 Things in The Year of The Sheep : A Very Very Belated Final Update
Remember way back, when I still blogged semi-regularily and the shape of life looked a little different? Remember when I used to write myself a list of things I wanted to do for the year, and then basically never actually do them, but I'd still update you a...

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Five ASOS Prom Dresses I Want But Definitely Don't Need
No matter how I twist and turn it I really don't need more dresses in my wardrobe. And I really, really don't need a prom dress in my wardrobe. Nope, not at all. Sure, these days I sort of go to a few more slightly fancy work-related dinners, but none are q...

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Death by Doxie : The Festive Edition
I haven't really missed blogging at all, these past crazy few months. I've drafted a few posts in my head but I haven't felt that overwhelming urge to carve out the time for writing and image making. Until yesterday. For some reason the new year has bought ...

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Jorpins 365 : July Favourites
So you may have noticed that after a pretty consistent first six months, things have come crashing to a halt lately. I have good, and exciting, and exhausting, reasons for that which will be explained if I ever find the time to write a longer blog post (whi...

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Three Easy Things : Dog Art
Etsy is a great place to buy prints big and small. There's a whole world of amazingly talented artists and illustrators with Easy shops, just waiting for you to fall in love with their style. Plus they often offer a heap of options - from large originals to...

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Neighbourhood Eats : Cheekyburger
If you go to Cheekyburger , go hungry. Cheekyburger is all about calories - delicious, American-inspired calories - so you don't want to go there after a big breakfast or a long, late lunch. You want to go there hungry, so you can eat all the things. Starti...

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Death by Doxie : Elfi Wants In
Oh what a life the dog with a snap happy owner leads!  I was in the garage, doing some task or other. Elfi was not in the garage, but - because she is my shadow - she wanted to be in the garage. The sliding door was open a crack, the light was magnificent, ...

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Renovating With Dogs : Things To Consider
Whilst most of our reno was completed without us and the dogs around (and what's left of our sanity will be forever grateful for that) for a good six months or more after  move in day  tradesmen were very much a regular part of our lives. The house might ha...

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Jorpins 365 : June Favourites
Grab every cliche you can and throw it at June. It came at us like a freight train; it was a roller coaster ride, too fast and full of ups and downs, twists and turns; it was a hard slog in the foothills. It was muddy and cold and sad, cut through with mome...
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