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I think I've got "Colouritis..."

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I think I've got "Colouritis..."

  Sometimes I go through phases where I just can't get enough colour into my daily life.  I gravitate towards anything that resembles an explosion in a paint factory - monochrome is my nemesis.  This time I'm sure it's been triggered by too much time spent lurking about in the fabric section at Liberty's... the following week I came across a brightly coloured throw (pictured) and decided not only would it look fab in my house (despite not having this colour scheme anywhere) but that it would also make a rather interesting colour pallete for some jewellery.  So it was...

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Bloggy McBlogface?

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Bloggy McBlogface?

There's been a lot of press recently about the naming of the UK's new polar research ship and the poll that spawned several thousand mimics.  It got me wondering - where does the need to take serious things not too seriously come from?  From the desire to add an 'I' to the middle of any 'TO LET' sign (even if only mentally) to the daft names given to landmarks (anyone know the real names for the 'Gherkin' or the 'Cheese-grater'?) we just can't help ourselves.  Humour has long been used to deal with issues like death and illness as an effective coping...

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Do you live your life in colour or in Eeyore's cloud?

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Do you live your life in colour or in Eeyore's cloud?

I was in London at the weekend (getting my yearly theatrical cultural fix) and snuck off to Liberty's in a spare half hour to lurk around the fabric and jewellery departments (as you do).  The fabric colours and patterns were as gorgeous as ever and I didn't find much I didn't like (but lots I couldn't afford!).  Not being a dab hand with a needle and thread I have largely only ever been a viewer (and occasional stroker...licking is frowned upon...) of these wonderful weaves and this weekend was no exception.  What I also found interesting were the people that...

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