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'Angels' and Demons...

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'Angels' and Demons...

Following on from my last post about small changes, it's always good to try something new. So this week I tried knife and axe throwing...

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Castors and castaways...

Castors and castaways...

It's funny how little changes can instigate bigger changes - a bit like chucking a pebble in a pond and watching the ripples head outwards in all directions. There have been a few small changes here at Flame Opal HQ in the past few weeks, one of which was replacing the castors on the chair I use to flamework...

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The rise of the rainbow...

The rise of the rainbow...

I have always been a colourful type. If it looks like an explosion in a paint factory there's a good chance I'll like it. Beige is my nemesis. It's not so much a colour as the absence of colour. Since when did anything exciting come in a 'lovely shade of beige'? If yawning was represented by a colour it would be beige. Beige as a background for a riot of colour, well, then I might consider it to be acceptable. ;)

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Tools, temptation and work in progress...

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Tools, temptation and work in progress...

Most people take their annual leave and go somewhere nice - I buy a new tool and go and play! The challenge is making sure the results end up on the website and not in my jewellery box...

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Snowballs and sparkly bits!

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Snowballs and sparkly bits!

Ah, it's that time of year again.  When you find out just how many of your radiators have decided they quite liked having the summer off and have no intention of cooperating with your need to unfreeze your toes no matter how much you coax them...

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