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Helen Strydom
wife, traveller, organizer, counsellor, friend, animal lover, earth lover and filled with curiousity
wife, traveller, organizer, counsellor, friend, animal lover, earth lover and filled with curiousity

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What do you say when you haven't seen someone for a long time?
When I was small, relatives usually said "My, how you've grown". I've tried desperately not to say that to my young relatives but I've slipped up a few times. So.... It's been forever since I last blogged and the DH has started blogging himself ( here ). He...

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Because it's Friday and it's been that sort of week
here   here , though it says SOLD OUT, try here as above

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Shooting from the hip
These are just "point-and-shoot" photos - no careful composition - but shots of things making me happy right now.

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No words necessary
'nuff said

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Keeping busy
I always have a few projects in progress and many, many more in my mental list of things I'd like to get done. This is a snap of the current top of the pile.

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Art Deco and Art Nouveau
I'm fairly certain I've written about my love of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles before. Here are some of my favourite examples of the styles. Elizabeth Norton, Metropolitan Museum of Art Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Metropolitan Museum of Art Fork pen...

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I love the Tiffany blue
Something on Twitter made me keen on a small project which involves the Tiffany blue colour. I'm really quite excited about it. Stay tuned for more details. 

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I know there are a lot of people who don't really like cats, but I love them. The current "lord-of-all-he-surveys" is a big male but doesn't like to be left on his own. He always calls to find out where we are in the house and then wants to sit on our laps ...

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Woolworths excellence for Easter
Woolworths has an excellent selection of Easter treats this year. This is my selection of their greatest hits! Hand decorated "quail eggs" Bunny bags containing praline eggs Hand decorated chocolate egg selection Ceramic bunny containing mini oat digestives...

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Calendar app helps you to keep up with everything
The Apple Calendar app is awesome for planning and remembering those important dates. The aspect that I use most of all is the "alert" function. When you're adding a new event as well as setting the location, date and time of the event, you can also set if ...
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