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emiko
Perth (originated in Sydney)
Interests: Craft, cooking, gardening, sewing, crochet, embroidery, art, music, reading, politics, documentaries
Recent Activity
Blog is moving (thought I'd let my 2 readers know!) New Blog :) Xx Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at thimbles and soup
Not the most light hearted of christmas songs but my Mum plays in every year when we wake up... Have a lovely holiday season everyone! Xx Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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I will miss the park... My piece is up in a shop window on William Street for a while... grrr frame. 3 days to go! Xx Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Lunch at Bivouac with the lovely Propel people! Only 2 days left at work (my desk isn't tidy yet, hmmm) Light projection from the Night Markets last Friday - didn't actually manage to get to the markets after all the champagne I consumed at the exhibition, will give it another... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Friday night was the Artillery Festival Art Exhibition (for Amnesty International) which I made a piece for. It was a fun night - despite my work being a very last minute thing which I wasn't at all happy with! Oh well, that's what happens when you leave things to the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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What a lovely goodbye present from my friends at Propel! Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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My wonderful housemate celebrated a birthday on the weekend! We went to the Beaufort Street Merchant for some boozy birthday breakfast fun... Bloody Mary, made just the way you'd like it at what I am going to call the 'Bloody Mary Station' Oh Hollandaise! Spanish Buzz Soy Latte! I avoid... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Beaufort street festival - Steampunk Sideshow was amazing, not technically part of my week off but it was still a bit of Perth fun before I leave! (more photos to come later on) BSF = Empty wallet. Beci Orpin Feather Brooch purchased on the day from Ruck Rover General Store.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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I'm sure that the thief returned home only to realise they'd left the alphabet stamps behind. How disappointing for them. Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2011 at thimbles and soup
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Also, the lovely Captain Plaknit is letting me help out on the 'Knit A Wish' project for Subiaco, we spent yesterday measuring various objects and a bird pooped on me but it was fun anyway! We put up a couple of tags to get things going, I haven't made anything... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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My wonderful housemates invited me to the Waroona Show last weekend. It was a lovely day and really felt like summer was just around the corner. I have come to the conclusion that wood chopping is crazy, and yet strangely compelling. There was also a creepy baby doll display (no... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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My new housemates are absolutely lovely and on Friday we went for an impromptu mini picnic in the park (living right next to the park is so nice!) Outskirts happened on Sunday and so we wandered down to check it all out (we got there a tad late and so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2011 on Alphabet stamps & Beer at thimbles and soup
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Some lovely friends of our are tying the knot rather soon and since we are making the move to Scotland we won't be able to be there on the day but Ben made a special beer as a wedding present and I finished it off by making the labels... I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Some light reading for our big move... We are moving to Scotland, gah! I've got a backpack and am already getting ready to trek around Europe (let's not worry too much about the whole living in Scotland, freezing to death thing - just a small issue!) Living in Perth has... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Such a hectic two months here in the land of Perth... I've just recovered from arts camp and now I am moving on to: Amplifier, the program I am currently running at Propel... Thanks to Brendan Ninness for the graphic design! If you live in perth and want to learn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Photo: Jarrad Seng It's over! Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at thimbles and soup
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Last night we headed out to celebrate Ben finishing his IBD exam and ended up at the Stanley in Wembley. We'd never been before and I really enjoyed it, it was super quiet (it was Tuesday night after all) but that made it nice and relaxed, I imagine that when... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at thimbles and soup