Blog #36 – Counting Down the Days

Blog #36 – Counting Down the Days – 8 December 2017
As the TV Series ‘800 words’ finished their third series last week, I realized that George, one of the main characters in the programme, keeps his blogs to 800 words. My challenge today and in future blogs is to

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Blog 35 – A Deconstruction Parable

Blog #35 – A Deconstruction Parable – 27th November 2017
I’m not one who usually finds stress to be an issue. I would consider myself to be quite laid back in how I approach life in general – usually when the going gets a bit tough I tend to ‘go

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The Countdown Begins

Things have been so full on the past two weeks; I have found myself saying every day ‘I need to write a blog’ but there simply hasn’t been an opportune time to gather my thoughts enough to sit and write anything! It feels like we are in the fast

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A Shop Called ‘The Eye Of A Needle’

Well what a month October has turned out to be! We thought we would move to Taupo and just take a few weeks for the boy to recover from heart surgery, do a bit of exploring and ease our way in to our new life in Taupo. Someone

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A New Season

A New Season

What a week it has been! You know that feeling when you get through a major time in your life and at the end of it you can pat yourself on the back and say ‘We did it’! Well that’s me today. I am amazed at how,

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Girls can do Anything!

Girls can do Anything!

I have 4 days until moving day. I have had to face a couple of curve balls in the past week which have been rather challenging. I am encouraged greatly by how, when we really set our hearts and minds to overcome no matter what the obstacles, God will get

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Moving Has Begun

Moving Has Begun

I love this time of the year. Spring has sprung! The mornings are getting lighter, and daylight saving has started. When I jumped out of bed this morning and pulled back the curtains I looked at the most glorious view down the valley and I was reminded

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The Doors Have Opened!

The Doors Have Opened!

One thing I know for sure is that when God opens the door, the possibilities are endless. For several years now I have been sitting on the dream and an opportunity to open my own shop. I have dreamed about stocking fabrics and sewing accessories and about

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The Portable Garden

The Portable Garden

Even though I can’t tell you where we will be moving to just yet, I can tell you that we are starting to get a little bit prepared to move. It feels as though things are speeding up and so we are needing to be quite strategic

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More Props for the Shop

More Props for the Shop

I have a love and fascination for old furniture, especially old furniture that has the potential to look like new furniture once it has had a touch of Tender Loving Care.
A couple of years ago I had a real stint on painting some of the wooden

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