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Day 141-142 – Treasures

Day 141 – One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so they say. My husband has a saying as well: “There’s good wood in there.” I hear this often as we drive by left-over broken furniture on the side of the road. He has quite a history of saving left-for-dead pieces and giving them new … Continue reading

Day 38 – Rockin’

Rocking chairs have magical powers. When I was pregnant with my first baby, my grandmother insisted on buying me a rocking chair. At first I felt bad because it was quite an expense. But I’ve been in love with it ever since. It supported me through hours of colicky cries. It helped me when I … Continue reading

Day 24 – Faces

When I was arrived at the Shenkman Arts Centre recently, I was greeted by a beautiful sight. In front of me was a chest of drawers, made of dark stained wood and these little off-white knobs. The knobs got my attention. They all looked slightly different. At closer inspection, I realised why. Each tiny knob … Continue reading