Knit One, Purl Joy

“Be the weirdo who dares to enjoy.” – Elizabeth Gilbert I’m a knitter. Yes, I mean actual knitting – yarn, needles, piles of knitting pattern books based on literary heroines, fibre strands clinging to my black clothes, first-name-basis with the…

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The Resistance

The older three tinies went blueberry picking with a family friend this weekend. They all went out into the sunshine and two hours later, me and baby Maggie picked them up at the farm. Each bucket was a metaphor for each…

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Off Brand

Little known fact: I’m actually a marketer by trade and training. Yep. I studied marketing and communications for my undergraduate degree and then I spent more than ten years working in that field for both financial institutions and non-profits. My specialty…

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Guard Your Gates

We have a few good phrases we say in our house a lot, little catchphrases or sentences that carry a lot of meaning in just a few words. They are the phrases that distill a lot of conversation into one…

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