Monthly Archives: March 2011

A cardboard zoo

This week, M’s visit to the zoo coincided with me feeling inspired to get some bits of cardboard out of the maid room (local parlance for a windowless room in which some people accommodate a maid, but others, like us, … Continue reading

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Toddler-tainment: newspaper people

Yesterday Dustyfeet was playing with M, the 5-year-old Egyptian girl who lives next door to us. M is very into arts and crafts (my kind of girl) and she decided that colouring was getting boring and wanted to do something … Continue reading

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The long-promised waistcoat tutorial

So here is how the remnants of my old jeans became Dustyfeet’s very smart new waistcoat. I like waistcoats because they are incredibly easy to make, you can do just about anything with them, and Dustyfeet isn’t nearly as likely … Continue reading

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