Thrift shop or op shop find

When recently in Canberra I visited some thrift shops for a look-see.  I did get an amazing bargain. This is a beautiful piece of Sashiko embroidery and it was priced at $2.50. You can read about Sashiko embroidery here.  The embroidery is traditionally constructed with white embroidery thread on an indigo background.   When I thought…

How good is your articulation?

Recently I was fortunate to have my family staying with us for a few days.  It was the first time we had been able to get together since before COVID struck so it was quite some time ago.  It was so good to be able to have time to have a proper catch up and…

A new front door

Our old front door was not one that I particularly liked and I didn’t like the “toilet block” glass on the door and the side panels. We decided to invest in a new door that would let more light into the house and also we would get clear glass in the side panels. This how…

It’s late and your child is not home…

Parents of teenage children would certainly relate to the worries felt when their child does not come home when expected. If you have looked at my list from the 2022 reading challenge you would see that I have read several T.M. Logan books.  I have enjoyed each one of them but this one certainly kept…

Metung Hot Springs

I have previously posted on the beginning and progress of the Metung Hot Springs which has now been officially opened. There has certainly been lots of progress recently particularly around the area of the springs. New signage has been erected on the approaches to the Springs. The Golf Club, which is now known as the…