Archive for February, 2007

Alt Needlecraft

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

While these aren’t particularly environmental, Russell’s call for examples of craft reminded me of these pictures I had of the alternative crafting movement that’s out there now.
Along side the traditional cross-stitch instruction manuals, you now find books like this:

And instead of “Home Sweet Home” we have:

Oh my, Grandma, what big black boots you have. [...]

Double Shot

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

I like Single Origin. It always has at least 5 people working at a time which not only makes for good service but a fun, buzzy atmosphere too. And they like each other.
Katie and I had a great chat last Friday. It’s great to be around someone so passionate about what she does. [...]

One is Silver, the Other Gold

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Gavin found a new patch of Sydney bloggers who all met at the Art House last Wednesday night. Lots of people from the fashion and tech industries.

It was a different experience to chat with people over a glass of bubbly. And it started off a bit too loud to really talk. But then [...]

Eat, Sleep, Blog

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Another great coffee morning last week -just me and Gavin. I love being able to have these great in-depth talks. And this one was all about the power of blogging.
Gavin’s father-in-law was hit by a car while biking just before xmas. He’s doing ok now but it was touch and go for awhile. But [...]