Monthly Archives: January 2011

Of beans and beanbags

One of Dustyfeet’s favourite activities at the moment involves beans. Two packets of dried beans: fava beans, which are about the same size as lima or butter beans, and black eyed beans, which are a bit smaller. The possibilities for … Continue reading

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A celebrity blonde in Gulftown

Taking Dustyfeet for a walk here can be an interesting experience. My daughter has been blessed, or cursed, with blonde hair and blue eyes; in this Arabic nation she is very unusual, and sometimes going out with her is like … Continue reading

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How to make a toddler skirt and waistcoat from your old jeans

This skirt has a wide panel waistband, flat at the front and elasticated at the back. First decide on the length of the whole skirt, then how deep you want the waistband and how long the skirt. For a one-year-old, … Continue reading

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Hello, this is me!

Well here goes with this new project – to be written in the couple of hours per day when Dustyfeet still likes to take a nap. I’m Sandytoes and I’m a British-Australian expat mum in a small Middle Eastern country … Continue reading

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