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BeadSoup 2017

Excuse the brief comments and naff photos. Three weeks on from     one operation,three weeks to the next,so time has to go to the practicalities of my life. I promise to return and do better. The more detailed photos … Continue reading

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Stunned by Cameron and Clegg

I’ve just posted on Twitter and Facebook about our truly slap-in-the-face news from the DWP. Suffice it to say that it will cut our income almost in half. Who’d not be dismayed and disbelieving?

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Does anyone like bureaucracy?

Up to our ears in the above, and all boils down to a lack of (the right kind of) staff, particularly in “public service”…in fact, I’ll stick my neck out even more and specify the DWP and the NHS. Every … Continue reading

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And (almost) last but not least

I had too many inspirational beads from Valerie that I couldn’t properly match with anything in my stash, so they were made into an assortment of earrings.

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Lovely labradorite.

Valerie’s little beads add a touch of movement to this necklace;being a novice to wirework it’s nowhere near as neat as I’d like it to be but my skills are improving. Labradorite is such a subtle stone that I wear … Continue reading

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Catty plaity bracelet

Catty plaity bracelet Valerie sent me this lovely cat bead as a bit of fun, not meant for the BeadSoup, but it’s such a cutie I’ve brought it in just to show everyone.

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Oh I do like to bead beside the seaside…

I do like to bead beside the seaside! Spontaneous fun for the beach – not that I’ve even seen a beach for real in many years…. The starting point for this little whimsy was the Czech faceted rondelles at the … Continue reading

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