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Teresa Parkins
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Tour de Fleece 2017 Team Sasquatch
::Well we are off! I have joined Team Sasquatch on Ravelry which has been set up for those who love podcasts::  I was part of this team back in 2014 and spent a couple of year's with Team Fondant Fibre but wanted to catch up with some of my stash this year ...

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Visiting a Silk Weaving Workshop in Myanmar
I was so lucky recently to enjoy a visit to Myanmar (which some people will know as Burma). The beautiful country of the golden stupas and pagodas, temples and monasteries. Whilst we were there we visited a silk weaving workshop where women still make the t...

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If Tigers Were Bears and Fingers Were Thumbs
I'd love you just the same, February. Today is the start of the Love Along knit along I needed a special yarn to work on for this lovely knit along with Dani of Little Bobbins Knits and one which would allow the subtle design in the pattern by Amy Meeks  "L...

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Speeding On By - January's almost over
January 2017 didn't seem to want to slow down and now I find myself at the end of the month looking back to see what has been achieved and looking forward to what direction I'd like to take. The start of the year brought some very unhappy times for me and I...

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A return to Hashing!
For whatever reasons, running has not been happening on a regular basis for me. Still now that the hashing has returned to Monday evenings, Becci and I are hoping to be able to join this illustrious crew whenever we can.  Becci continues to study at degree ...

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::I feel as if I have been knitting and knitting and knitting but with very little result in the form of finished objects:: ::I have been delighted with this  Reagan edge to edge cardigan by Isabell Kraemar in sulka legato by mirasol yarns which is a light ...

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Knitting at the end of the Year
::Looking back over 2015 it was an exciting one for me in terms of trying new yarns:: ::I have to say that one of the stand out yarns was the Mabel & Ivy Coast::I believe it is wound up in smaller lots from the larger Holst Garn cakes that come from Denmark...

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Wool and The Gang Party and Periscoping
::It has been a busy late Summer and Autumn in terms of crafting for me:: ::I went to a Wool and the Gang knitting party at The Jam Tree in Clapham, London:: ::They were very welcoming and fun to knit with and the kit was very exciting:: ::We were given a s...

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Langham 10k
Beautiful weather for running I last ran the Langham 10k back in September 2013 and the stats recorded on my Garmin make interesting comparisons: The route 2013 2015 Quite a difference in temperature, wind speed, direction and humidity. Although it had been...

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Mersea 5 Mile Road Race 2015
Catching up with The Commando Runners and Keeping it Local Waking up to the typical Bank Holiday weather of gloom and rain I was expecting to have to run in wet weather gear. My husband, a golf fanatic, is well versed in the vagaries of the weather and he a...
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