Travel

Ep 121 – Holiday Knitting

How to decide what knitting to take when travelling? How do you decide what holiday knitting to take with you when you travel? Do you spend more time choosing what yarn to take than which clothes to pack? This week we tackle the thorny subject of holiday/travel knitting. A source of much anguish for the…

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Episode 90: Curious Handmade- An interview with Helen Stewart

Listen Here Intro So first things first, my mental and yet fabulous (obviously) assistant LJ is running the London marathon this weekend. She has broken her arse as a result of yarn fumes, sort of, so listen in for the full comedy breakdown of the incident. If you should take pity on the poor maniac…

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Episode 73: The Three Little Pigs

Listen Here Intro This week we’re having a bit of a crafty catch up and a few laughs along with it. Come and be lightly enabled and hear a bit of knitted spud banter. It’s back to the usual tangential humour after a crazy couple of weeks at Casa Shiny. Enablers’ Corner Come and be…

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Episode 26: How to Write a Knitting Book Whilst Homeschooling 3 Children with Sally Cameron

Following on from Episode 25, where I reviewed Sally Cameron’s new knitting book, “Msanzi: South Africa on my Needles” and gave the breathtaking knitting and landscape photography a glowing report, we’re back and Sally has joined us! Also this week there is a quick rundown of WIPs in the Wippin Piccadilly section and a yarn…

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Episode 8: Snake Eyes

Image Details: ‘Snake Eyes’ by Chris Blakeley, via Flickr. Listen here

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Episode 7: Catch up

Image Details: ‘I’ll Catch Up!’ by flowercat, via Flickr. Listen here

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On the Road: Stellenbosch

Following on from the SA Section in Episode 5 of the podcast, here are some photos from our trip to Stellenbosch. The above two photos and the one below are from Uva Mira, which was the first stop of the day. After that, we stopped in at Ernie Els, followed by lunch at Guardian Peak….

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Justus’ Malva Pudding Recipe

Image Details: ‘Malva Pudding’ by Jon Mountjoy, via Flickr. Here is the recipe from Episode 4 of the Podcast, where I was joined by Justus to make the South African staple that is Malva Pudding. This is definitely not a diet pudding. Calorie content is unknown, but I suspect it would be red across the…

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Episode 4: Close Encounters

Image Details: ‘Close Encounter in Zimbabwe’ by hchalkley, via Flickr. Hello and Welcome to Episode 4 of the Shinybees Podcast: Close Encounters. A warm welcome to all new and returning listeners! This week is mostly about rhinos and cake. In the words of Aerosmith, “Just Push Play.” Listen here

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