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2 | Walk | #ShakeCreative

The one and only time I have worn these shoes (other than the photo today) was the first time I met Emily. I took spare flats because I sensed I would struggle to have them on my feet for too much standing time. And I was right. My feet went numb and I needed those flats. Which is a pity because … Read More >>

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1 | Made | #ShakeCreative…

Today is the first day of the Creative Challenge. There are lots of things I could have shared today. But I decided on the first crocheted blanket I ever actually completed. I started many. Mostly in … Read More >>

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September Creative Challenge – It all starts…

What is it? We are kicking off September with finding our creativity. It's all about finding a bit of inspiration, doing some fun things and probably trying some new things too! What are the … Read More >>

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So this one time I had this idea . . .…

Is the nineties really twenty years ago? Because I'm about to tell you a story from then. I was watching a Bruce Springsteen documentary called Blood Brothers. If you haven't seen it and even if you … Read More >>

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Interleaves: How to be a Heroine…

Interleaves has been on holiday, soaking up sun and bookses in beautiful Port Douglas, where it was warm and relaxed and did I mention NOT COLD? However, reality (in the form of dear old icypants … Read More >>

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Why trends are ruining the internet…

Tonight I wandered over to Google Trends. Don't go there. I think the stupid might be infectious. But you can ascertain high level important things like the global interest in David Beckham, … Read More >>

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Like, like-like and facebook like…

I was on the train recently. Two school-aged girls were talking about their friends and talk turned to a particular boy. One blushed, and the other started some gentle ribbing. But then she asked the … Read More >>

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#AskThicke is everything that is great about…

  Somebody thought this was a good idea. I don't know who they are. Or why they did. But they did. And then Twitter weaved a little bit of Twitter magic. And what happened next was … Read More >>

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Creative Social Complaining…

When a business signs up for social media they are not just setting up another avenue for promotion, they are signing up for what is called 'social customer service'. Customers want 24/7 … Read More >>

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Don’t be a Jerk…

This post is brought to you by the Transport Accident Commission. How safe is your car? I live in country Victoria. There are so many amazing things to be said for living in the country. The … Read More >>

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Creative habits and the challenge of familiarity…

In some ways it's easy to feel creative or inspired when you are in new places or doing new things because you are constantly being loaded up with new experiences. It's why people take more photos … Read More >>

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The problem with the dialogue about what women…

I first saw this photo in Time's article "This Photo of Kim Kardashian Shows Why Women Can’t Have It All" which is ridiculous. Don't read it. I'm outraged enough for the both of us. The … Read More >>

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How is your imagination lately? 5 ways to…

Do you want to kickstart your creativity but just feel stuck? Have you ever noticed how kids drift off sometimes. People call it spacing out. But it's not really. They are just somewhere else. As … Read More >>