The Art of Quilting (or, I Have Hope)

So today, we remember those who would not be voiceless… Those agents of change… Those who took centre stage against one of the fiercest of regimes. I salute you and your brave deeds leave me humbled. We have not come as far as I’d hoped by now. But there is room for growth each day […]

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The Inexhaustible Magic of Sara Fanelli

Advent Calendar by Sara Fanelli    So today I dug deepishly into my archives, from a blogspot I had some moons ago as a hobby, sharing in my love of children’s books… and who better to feature than my all-time favourite illustrator, the glorious Sara Fanelli!  May 5th, 2011 I had the blooming blessed fortune […]

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Songs of Mom: Part I

My Mom’s Many Songbooks Spun by Jocelyn Teri So today I’d like to make the humble offering of a little song list to one and all… They’re the songs that never fail to make me think of my mom, Janet Frances Fryer. Once quite the muso herself at Folk Club, or so I’ve heard… (And, […]

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It’s Great When We’re Together (or, A Musical Manifesto)

Okay, so it’s time to announce a new category… Musical Manifesto! Hello and welcome, my usual delights and newcomers alike! This post is by yours truly, the one and only Jocelyn Teri (or Magic Johnson in closer circles… and I think by now most of us are all there on that same page!). So a […]

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The Gift of Kintsugi: A Love Letter

Dearest Golden Repair    Broken pieces have always found their way into my life. It’s no wonder I love my mosaic mirror so… Yet another gift and reminder that I am so very loved. Funny that. And stories that tell of gathering up the scattered fragments of the world, like the Myth of the Shattering […]

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