Month: February 2011

Running out of time….!!!

Well, I had intended to finish the Flood Relief fundraising by the end of February but I have run out of time and February ends on Monday! I have decided to extend this through to all of March as there are also 2 community markets where I plan to have a stall and that will […]

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Back to work…….

Well, that’s the end of my break….heading off to work today. Thankfully the weekend is just a day away so I can finish up the beads then. hopefully I will get around to posting pics of the next batch of flood relief beads. ~~~ SimplyBea – Kangaroo Island ~~~ Share

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Earthquakes, cyclones, floods, fire and revolutions……

Isn’t it just incredibly sad and overpowering at the same time that all the above can be happening at THE SAME MOMENT in a different part of the world? It’s almost like living between sliding doors where you enter different experiences as you open one door after another… it is just so awful to turn […]

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Sad day for Kangaroo Island…..

When I heard on the radio that another Australian soldier had been killed in Afghanistan, I had no idea how close to home this story was….the radio reception at home is 3rd world quality so I often miss out on details, in this case the name of the soldier. Jamie Larcombe was a Kangaroo Island […]

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“My Signature Style”……..

Someone recently asked me what my signature style is and that got me thinking. I am very much influenced by the colours of the ocean as I spent many years working on the beach at Seal Bay as a guide and it was the draw of the ocean that brought me to Seal Bay (via […]

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Look what I got out from the kiln this morning!!!

After that depressing post, I had to cheer myself up and I knew there were beads waiting to cool down in the kiln… so I got them off their mandrels and took a quick snapshot. I absolutely love this shape and they are dainty enough to use for earrings so I shall be a busy […]

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“Postal” depression…….

What can I say? I ordered a special tool in the new year, January 4th to be exact, and with ‘this n that’ it took forever for the supplier (and their supplier) to get back to me with shipping rates and finally 27th Jan I thought we had it sorted, I agreed to pay the […]

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On holiday……..!!!

Well folks, no posts in a while because I have been ‘a tad busy’ and it has been for a good cause! I have sold 46 out of 49 beads (Carmen – I will get yours out to you when we get back!) for the Flood Relief fund and once we get back from our […]

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