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Western Australia’s Beaches

I am happy to be back in Canada and I am looking forward to seeing and catching up with all my friends. I will miss the beaches in Western Australia, though. What a sensational feeling to dip my toes in … Continue reading

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Leaving Western Australia

Yesterday I left Western Australia, and this time, I am not sure when or if I will be back. So, I am writing this post to say good-bye to the people that have touched my heart during my Australian adventures. … Continue reading

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Back in Perth – and it’s Spring Again

Well, here I am back in Perth, Western Australia.  It has been a little disconcerting to move from Winter, to Summer, and back to Spring all within a month, but I am adjusting.  Spring started out grey and overcast,   … Continue reading

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Coquitlam Weavers’ Dye Day

On Sunday, I was lucky enough to attend our annual Coquitlam Weavers and Spinners Dye Day graciously hosted by Marilyn.  This year, six of us attended the event and after we set up the dye pots, we kicked off the … Continue reading

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Summer napkins

Six soft summer napkins – bright and fresh from the loom – ready for a summer picnic or afternoon tea.         and beautiful flowers growing in my garden.   Don’t you just love these beautiful sunny summer day?

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Preparing to Weave

People often ask how long it takes to weave something, which is a very hard question to answer, because some of the time comes from years of experience, some of the time is in dreaming and experimenting, designing, choosing colours, … Continue reading

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The Queen gets a Spa Day

Finally back in my home studio and re-united with my main loom, “Queen Grump-a-Lump-Bump”, named for the sound she makes as the weaving progresses: grump-a-lump-bump, grump-a-lump-bump.  The treadle is stepped on, the shafts raised, the shuttle thrown, the treadle released, … Continue reading

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Camping in Oregon

Finally back home in British Columbia.  We arrived from Australia and immediately set out on our annual family camping trip on the coast of Oregon state.  We go to a lovely state campground, at Nehalem Bay State Park, just south … Continue reading

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On Today’s Walk

I love to get out and take a walk, especially when the sun is shining, the air is a little crisp, a light breeze is blowing and I am close to the water.  A solitary walk along by the river … Continue reading

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