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January Update

This has been the Gold Coast weather the past few weeks - rough and rainy. January Update I've just spent three fabulous weeks being - as my daughter puts it - a 'potato'. The weather has been rainy, windy and rough because of Cyclone Seth just off the coast. As an...

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December Update

It's December, and I want to wish you all the very best for the upcoming break. Here's a special small gift for you, it's the story of: How I Bought A Picture of Pak Tai Temple (Before I even knew what it was.) Hong Kong has an annual tradition of having a ‘White...

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November Update

Built myself a new computer! Left side is the pretty coloured lights of the interior, right side is all the stuff happening in the background. Rather like the way I write, really. (I promise I tidied those cables before I put the case back on.) November Newsletter...

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October Update

Me: Look at these amazing kiddie sofas! I should totally get one for the cats. My daughter: You'd have to get two. One each. Me: Yes you're absolutely right. Then they'd fight over one sofa and hate the other. My daughter: Yep. October Update Back to Work! Workshops I...

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September Update

Last month featured Pixie, this is Inari, my daughter's cat. Of course she lives with me now. She's upset because I turned off her Youtube video.   September Update Sincerest sympathies to everyone doing it tough right now. After a few weeks of spinning with...

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August Update

Not a beach photo this month - here's some Beans And Floof from Pixie for all the people in lockdown.   August Update I seriously considered delaying this newsletter, because I have no news to share, but you all deserve to hear where things are, because of the...

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July Update

On clear winter days like this I can literally see into the next state. The high-rises on the peninsula at the far left are in Coolangatta, in New South Wales. If I walk 5km to the far north end of the beach, they disappear under the curve of the Earth (they're about...

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June Update

Inari's COLD. (That's an old sarong on top of my inkjet printer so it doesn't fill up with cat hair and become useless. So far it's worked but I have to turn it off unless I'm using it - because she keeps banging the control panel with her cranky tail and printing...

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May Update

I wasn't a guest of Supanova, but I went along to help my friend Megs, who has 'Pirate-Dragon' handmade jewellery - and hang out with my other creative friends. I'm still talking to the other cons about making appearances, and I need to get that vaccine done for them!...

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April Update

Autumn brings cooler breezes and brilliant clear blue skies. It's borderline too cool to swim, and the beaches are still tourist-free.   The big upcoming thing is Gold Coast Supanova next weekend: I am not a guest of the show, didn't purchase a table, but I will...

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