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About thisstarling

Hufflepuff. INFJ. Highly Sensitive Person. Lover of literature and needle crafts.

It’s Back!

Lo que la Vida me Robó is streaming once again on Netflix! I’ve made it to episode 77. Almost halfway through. 😉 Advertisements

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A Few Whitework Treasures

I dug up this post out of my drafts from when I was in Wales.  The museum that I visited had a few lovely examples of whitework.

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Home Sweet Home

I can barely describe the feeling of stepping out of the ATL airport and into the humid embrace of a southern twilight.  After nine months abroad, I’m home, and while I’ve been wondering if any nostalgia for Europe would hit, … Continue reading

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My Last Night in the Coziest Flat in Wales

I’m curled up in my bed for my last night in the flat!  I spent today sorting, donating, and packing.  Now that I’m down to my last night I feel a little overwhelmed!  I’ve definitely gotten the experience that I … Continue reading

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Ceredigion Museum

The other day I had a nice wander around the loveliest little museum in Wales!  The Ceredigion Museum is housed in an old theater, and the collections are kept in the galleries! The main floor holds several exhibitions on Welsh … Continue reading

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Meditation

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Back to Hampton Court!

I had the opportunity to fit in one more RSN course at Hampton Court Palace, so I couldn’t say no!  I’m incredibly glad that I did introduction to Whitework, I’ve really fallen in love with the technique and can’t wait … Continue reading

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New Books!

Picked these up at Waterstone’s today! 

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Stitching Update

A look into my craft studio (also known as the couch). I completed this today at the RSN Bristol Ribbonwork class!   My in-progress Chester Cross from the three-day RSN Goldwork and Silk Shading course in Chester.   Finishing touches … Continue reading

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The Church by the Old Vicarage

My friend and I were lucky enough to wander around this beautiful country church during our stay in Pembrokeshire.  We share a fascination for churches and cemeteries, so we made a beeline for this place as soon as we saw … Continue reading

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