Crafterday: The (sweat)shop

On my day off, Peggy brought her sewing machine to my place and we got some work done on the baggets and on the shop. Yes, we have a shop, as those of you on Facebook would have learned by now. But we’ll get to that later. The first order of business that Pegs wanted to try is making our labels. She devised a method of using reverse-printed then photocopied text

Note to event organisers

Dear Event Organisers of the government, private, NPO and NGO persuasion, Thank you for keeping the events at a minimum since the crazy sleepless two weeks that was the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting. I’m glad you realised that the YBs are probably as tired of the endless days and nights of writing and delivering speeches and debates, as we of the press are of listening and cobbling it into something of

Crafterday: Custom Denim Bagget

I took a custom order for a purse organiser that’s a little manlier for Project Snip-Snip. This actually set the ball rolling for a new name. “Purse organiser” is a mouthful. Functional, but a mouthful. It didn’t occur to me that some men might like it as well. And we also must agree that some girls don’t like crazy ass prints. I eventually arrived at “Bagget”. I was thinking “baggage” and

Books – Aug-Nov 2009

Toni Blake – The Red Diary Mechele Armstrong – Dinah’s Dark Desire Various – Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down Autumn Cornwell – Carpe Diem Gabrielle Zevin – Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac Gregory Maguire – What the Dickens EL Konigsburg –  The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World Patrick Ness – The Knife of Never Letting Go Susan Pfeffer – Life As We Knew It Suzanne Collins – The

Pyramids, ancient civilisations and weight-lifting with music

As much as I’d like to blog in length about tonight’s very absorbing coffee session, I have DUN to cover first thing in the morning. This is Dr Semir Osmanagic, or Dr Sam for short. He discovered the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids. The topic went from archaeology to ancient civilisations to Atlantis and aliens. Overall a very interesting evening that succeeded in making me wonder how to levitate things with music