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Bess
UK
An artist/Craftster who is being highly distracted from completing her PhD by stitching and sewing and the wonders of Europe . . .
Interests: knitting, stitching, cooking, reading, photography, drawing, studying, writing . . .
Recent Activity
I am moving house (or rather changing blogs). You can now find me here and here. Au revoir folks! xo Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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(gonzalezgui) DO YOU HAVE A RHYTHM YOU LIVE BY? I try to - cause without some kind of rhythm, without some kind of organisation, without some kind of thought process, we can sometimes lose our way (example #1 - me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2011 at The Golden Boot
. . . I am introverted. (Leslie Supnet) xo Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at The Golden Boot
I seem to be taking an unconscious break from blogging . . . but you know what? I don't mind, sometimes you've just got to go with flow of time and go where your mind takes you. Mine has been... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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Or rather, being distracted by the realm of real life. Part of this distraction was being here . . . for Arcade Fire (at Edinburgh Castle). It was an awesome concert . . . even though I was very, very,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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Yes, todays FF is about the cake in the tiny, or the miniscule in the food, or cupcake in the small . . . or about PetitPlat in the magical world of miniatures. I stumbled across Stephanie Kilgast's etsy shop... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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I used to hate tea. Tea and coffee was stinky and tasted bitter and yuck. Then my sister introduced me to (and pretty much dared me to try) green tea. I was in my early twenties - and with regards... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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I have always been a bit of a bookworm (have I ever mentioned this before in this blog? I probably have, does it make me a bad blogger if I forget these things? I don't think so, just means I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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I need a plan. A business plan, a life plan (dare I say it - a Christmas Plan) is needed. I am feeling all of the ideas for both businesses (motivational speaking AND my etsy/cottage business), but non of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at The Golden Boot
Bess is now following Alicia P.
Aug 13, 2011
Your photo's are beautiful, makes me want to visit Portland even more! :)
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2011 on Summerwoods at Posie Gets Cozy
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I am really moved by the personal stories coming out of the riots in London today. It is horrible what is happening and for awhile my faith in human nature was in danger of disappearing completely, but when you see... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at The Golden Boot
It was very yummy, both the good and the bad lol.
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2011 on Friends and food. at The Golden Boot
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I like to make do (and make stuff), do you? Lupin is having a sale. Lupin makes do and mends. xo Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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It's that time again (isn't it amazing how quick the weeks go by?) This weeks ff is a representation of "textile design of mythical proportions." This is a quote from the makers of these textiles of mythical proportions and their... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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In my usual stumbling around blogland I came across this rather intriguing blog - The Happiness Project. The blog is an extension of the book by the same name by author Gretchen Rubin. Now, I have never read the book... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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I am not well. I have not been sick for ages and then a sore throat and fever just smacked me down yesterday and I have been holed up on my couch (and bed) ever since, with no energy to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2011 at The Golden Boot
Bess is now following Fiona
Jul 28, 2011
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I had some visitors this week. Steph and Isa are two people who are special to me in a way that will last a lifetime. About 4 years ago I came to Leeds Uni (in England) on exchange and house... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2011 at The Golden Boot
Bess is now following Kirsty Neale
Jul 26, 2011
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. . . or my own interpretation, lol. Two new stitcheries are up in my shop - dementedsnowflake. Here they are - and my favourite (below) . . . I went and saw Slash last night (of Gun's and Roses... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at The Golden Boot
Bess is now following charlotte
Jul 24, 2011
Bess is now following lori marie
Jul 24, 2011
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Something perhaps a little more life and a little more learning. Last night my flatmate and I watched a very interesting doco about the way that the earth works. The doco is called Journey to the Centre of the earth... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at The Golden Boot
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It is a rainy day here today in the north of England. But I do like the rain. People give me funny looks when I say this, especially here in England, but maybe I love the rain because in Australia... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at The Golden Boot