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Maretta Bertram
art quilts, memory quilts, embroidery, crochet, knitting, boy dolls, dress screens, room dividers, hook books
art quilts, memory quilts, embroidery, crochet, knitting, boy dolls, dress screens, room dividers, hook books
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Collecting sea water for eco dyeing on a very cold day
I discovered last year that sea water encourages naturally bright yellows from our local wattle flowers.  I have many yellow flowers here this year and so off we went to collect some sea water for some more flower colour eco dyeing experimenting.

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Getting ready to go
She might be 16 years old but she has a lot of new stuff.  The important stuff like battery and tyres.  Her interior and brakes are in great condition and she only has 167,000 km on the clock.  And she is my fav colour : blue.

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Molli


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Under the board walk


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Willow


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Baking Today
Im busy running back and forward to help Sam.  He has a chest infection.  Exhausted and upset. The doctor has put him on steroids, antibiotics and panadol. I need a distraction for the inbetween time.  He is driving me a little nuts..... even though Im happ...

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Talking about the homeless....
A friend called the current homeless situation in Melbourne “a plague”.  I was taken aback.  Why
would he refer to human suffering this way? 
The other side of my brain went into overdrive;  Camus’ “La Peste” (the plague).  I downloaded the novel and read i...

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Misty glare
Out and about collecting pine needles and willow tree for some weaving. It's been a hot start to autumn and today is misty, wet, grey and glare is high.  But have been meaning to photograph this house for so long.

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Writing more this year
I really love photo blogs but this year holds such promise that I think I will allow myself to keep note of regular events and hopefully keep note of some unexpected and surprising events too. Wow the crowds that come visiting this end of the Mornington Pen...

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Catching up
There are so many photos that Ive never sorted, filed, shown.  So Im working on all of that so Im up to date for the new year.  These might be repeats but they are some of my favourite pictures.
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