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Close to home (2 June)

Posted by Sally Cummings on Tuesday, June 2, 2020,

Yesterday - I mentioned my excitement, but also nervousness, about much-missed local services reopening due to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Today - I read about a new confirmed case in my neighbourhood. Only three blocks from my home, and only one block from the local shops that I happily visited yesterday.

I'm going to try not to dwell on it too much, but that was awfully close to home and a good reminder to continue being careful about hand hygiene and physical distancing.

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Out and about in Darwin (9 June)

Posted by Sally Cummings on Saturday, June 9, 2012, In : Travel 

This is just a "what I did today" post - they tend to be more prevalent during the #blogjune challenge ;)

In the morning we visited the Alawa shops to see the new location of Dragonfly Fabrics. They're Darwin's only specialist quilting shop, and have the most amazing selection of fabrics, especially Japanese designs. They also have lots of other embroidery and sewing goodies. And you can't go to Alawa without stopping in at Dimitrios Speciality Cakes for the most beautiful cakes and Greek past...
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Catching up

Posted by Sally Cummings on Thursday, December 29, 2011,

Wow. What a crazy couple of months it's been.

Sometime it's seemed like a string of disasters ... but there have been highs as well as lows. I haven't blogged (and probably won't blog) in detail about some of the things that stressed me out at the time - partly because I'm a bit of a slack blogger (did you notice?), but mostly because I prefer not to vent on my blog. So I've waited until I've got a bit of distance on recent events, and can now provide you with a brief summary of the ups and do...

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Ode to the Book Depository (2 June)

Posted by Sally Cummings on Wednesday, June 2, 2010,
Oh how I heart thee, Book Depository!
  • Your prices are so cheap, even after converting them into Australian dollars
  • Your postage is free worldwide, yes *FREE*
  • You have a wide selection of books that I would have great difficulty finding in Australia
  • You include a free bookmark with every order
  • Your books always arrive in Australia, all the way from the UK, within a week or two of ordering
  • You politely say "Thank you ever so much for placing an order with us" :)
This is not a sponsored testimonial, bu...
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Sally Cummings

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