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    Recent Purchases & Japan Shopping

    Here’s some notable things I’ve bought recently, plus you can see everything I bought in Japan! Japan Halloween Chibis Let’s start with the cutest! For Nicolette’s Christmas present, I commissioned Little Miss…

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    Shop & Packaging Updates

    I’ve been busy making some changes to my shop so here’s what’s happening. Free UK shipping on all orders I’ve been pushed into free UK shipping by Not on the High Street…

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    Christmas Holiday Walks

    I had a really nice long Christmas holiday, with a week of it up north with family. As always, we went on some lovely walks so here’s a few photos. Tarlair Open…

  • Books & Zines

    Reading Challenge Update

    I’ve been setting a reading challenge on Goodreads for two years now and it’s definitely helping me read more. I have a tendency to drift back to comfort (re)reading when I’m busy or…

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    Me Me Me

    2019 Plans & Goals

    I kind of forgot about my 2018 plans & goals so was surprised to discover I had achieved almost all of them! Let’s check back and set some new ones. 2018 update…

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    Sales & Offers

    Hello January! News & Shopping Offers

    It’s a whole new year! Here’s what’s new, plus shopping offers and freebies. News and reminders I’m doing printable calendar bookmarks again this year. January & February is free for all newsletter subscribers (and…

  • Me Me Me

    Goodbye 2018

    The world is still terrible but I had a pretty marvellous year. Let’s have a look back. January I started the year by looking back at my Reading Challenge and setting some…

  • Monthly Reviews

    December Favourites

    Last one! Here’s a look back at my favourite stuff from this month. My 4 favourite photos From @marcelinesmith, @averyquietstreet and @sckawaii on Instagram. (L-R, top-bottom) Pom pom snowman on my Christmas tree…