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Day 5: Something Different!

Image Details: ‘Bobotie done’ by Manne, via Flickr. This is the day 5 post, a little late but better than never. The day 6 post is likely to be late also, as I am off to braai and drink sjampajne (Afrikaans for champagne, I have learnt all the essential nouns as you can see). So…

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Day 4: A knitter for all seasons?

Image Details: ‘My cunning plan comes together’ by wifebot, via Flickr. This is an excellent and timely topic to be writing about today, one with which I feel inspired to make a triumphant return to my usual witty repartee. That is because I am British, and therefore obsessed with the weather. I didn’t realise that…

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K&C Blog Week: My Knitting or Crochet Hero

Image Details: ‘Arasaig + Heroes = this weekend’ by starshaped, via Flickr. So, day 3 of the Knitting and Crochet blog week and day 1 of my submissions. I find blogging a very organic thing that happens when I have something to say and usually the writing happens very easily. I must say, writing what…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week

This week (23-29 April 2012) is the third annual Knitting and Crochet Blog Week, run by Eskimimi Makes. The aim of the week is to blog every day on a variety of different topics, and by including a specific tag, you can find everyone else who is taking part via the all encompassing power that…

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Happy Blogday: A Year in the Life of the Shinybees Blog

Image Details: ‘Birthday Cake’ by Omer Wazir, via Flickr The Shinybees blog is 1 year old today. It was on 13th February 2011 that I wrote my first proper blog post – ‘The First Rule of Knit Club‘. So, I have decided to do a little round up of posts for the last year for…

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Big me up, buttercup…

It’s been a while since I started a blog post with a song lyric. And I actually have a strong dislike for the overplayed ‘build me up, buttercup’, which was cool for a while, but now it’s my cue to exit the dance floor in search of a fresh G&T. Not that I actually go…

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Bloglovin

I made a recent new discovery when it comes to keeping up with all things blog-related: Bloglovin. I was alerted to it’s existence by Penny from Planet Penny, who found the Shinybees blog on Bloglovin. Naturally, I had to have a nosey, as I had previously not come across it.

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