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    Books & Zines

    Zines Update

    One of the things I’ve been working on lately is updating my how-to zines – including both my Japan guides – as things change and go out of date. The first one…

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    Trouble Club

    Spooky Autumn Patreon Projects

    August was Spooky Autumn Month on my Patreon so let’s have a look back at what I was working on. Hugging Ghosts Inspired by a customer doodle request, I had a happy hugging ghost…

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    10 Photos From Utrecht & Amsterdam

    We had a really fun short trip to Utrecht & Amsterdam earlier this month so here’s ten of my favourite photos. 1. Dick Bruna & Nijntje, Utrecht Already cheating with 2 photos…

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    Creative Work


    You may have noticed I’ve been blogging less often/reliably this year. There’s no real reason for it – I’m just both busy and enjoying doing less online. Here’s a round-up of what…

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    Monthly Reviews

    September 2019 Favourites

    Here’s a look back at my favourite stuff from last month. My September in video My 4 favourite photos All from my trip to Iona! Follow me at @marcelinesmith, @averyquietstreet, @angelbunnytravels and…

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    Me Me Me

    What’s In My Bag?

    Ever since I got my new bag, I’ve had so many places to be so here’s what’s currently in my bag for all those trains, planes and ferries! Cath Kidston bag (as…

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    Spooky Shop Update

    It’s officially Autumn so time to get spooky! As promised, limited edition Glitter Ghost brooches/pins and Holo Ghost keyrings are now available in my shop (and on Etsy). They’ll take you right…

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    Recent Purchases & Gifts

    Here’s a few things I’ve bought lately, and some gifts too. I love my new bag from Cath Kidston so much! I’ve been using my fox handbag for 3 years now and…