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A New Lease of Life


The dark blue/navy squares on this quilt spent their early lives (beginning more than 25 years ago) as two tablecloths,ย beside matching drapes in my old home. I cut out the good bits and added some calico and flannelette and now I have a quilt/throw which will be useful perhaps for another 25 years ๐Ÿ™‚

Recently I’ve been going over a lot of my old stories and poems, too. There are quite a few that could be given new lives as updated versions, trimmed or expanded, and others that could possibly work in a different style i.e. poems that could be the basis for a story or stories might work as poems.

When you’re stuck for new inspiration – have a look back through your old files or notebooks. You never know what could be recycled ๐Ÿ™‚



Clever use of some recycled items at Rushworth although I think perhaps an ‘E’ has dropped off. I’m not sure what it represents and couldn’t find anything when I did a search but it caught our attention when we ate our lunch at the park across the road a couple of weeks ago ๐Ÿ™‚

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