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not your classic home-alone summer adventure of the week

I just thought of breaking my hiatus for a quick update on something terrible and shocking that happened yesterday in the area where I live, the Riviera del Brenta. Italy is not exactly a tornado-friendly country, but with the climate change (especially in the past few years) these extreme, one of a kind tragedies are piling up…… Continue reading not your classic home-alone summer adventure of the week

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the catch-up game: monthly goals

yours truly has been reunited with her dear chap yesterday, free of charge. let’s all rejoice for a moment and thank the cosmos for this series of fortunate events. 🙂 thank you too for crossing your fingers so hard for me and bringing me such good luck, it was so very appreciated! 😀 😘 – – – now let’s…… Continue reading the catch-up game: monthly goals

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a summer garden galore

it was way before this hell of a summer started that I told Jo I would participate in her Summer Garden Blog Hop. of course life had to get in the way, with my entire stitching supplies being on lockdown taking turns in the freezer, then in boxes that went inside other boxes that went inside other…… Continue reading a summer garden galore

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Chapter thirty-nine – Long gone summer days

previously on The grey tail: I worked on my very first JABC felt pincushion. BaBa approved. – – – WARNING. kind of gross pictures coming up. one morning, during the last month of summer, I found BaBa playing with a pack of piadine. when the game got a little too harsh, I decided to take them away…… Continue reading Chapter thirty-nine – Long gone summer days

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Chapter thirty-five – Granny and the neighbour

previously on The grey tail: I thought I was done with granny-sitting, ready to come back full throttle. I evidently wasn’t. – – – first and foremost, I’m really sorry for making the winner wait this long. it’s without further ado (and before anything else happens, honestly!) that I announce that the winner of the Travelling Bunny…… Continue reading Chapter thirty-five – Granny and the neighbour

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Chapter thirty four – The day that I was (and then I wasn’t) back

previously on The grey tail: I visited Granny for a few days while the heat wave was melting down our already worn out brains. I started At low tide and found out how slow progress you get when you stitch over 1 on 32ct. the Travelling Bunny was about to find a new destination, when.. – -…… Continue reading Chapter thirty four – The day that I was (and then I wasn’t) back

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Chapter thirty three – Angela’s gifts

remember the giveaway I had in May? while writing to one of the winners, Angela at Pretty Little Things in a Box, I mentioned the fact that I love trying exotic dishes. I eat rice almost every day, and there are so many delicious ways to serve it Asia. well, she seized the moment and so…… Continue reading Chapter thirty three – Angela’s gifts

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Chapter thirty two – The party

previously on The grey tail: got hooked on hooks. no wonder. – – – so the plane landed, the mom was at the airport, the luggage wasn’t crushed and the sister was still in one piece. mission accomplished! 😀 look who was happy to be back! in order to celebrate the event we had a little…… Continue reading Chapter thirty two – The party

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Chapter thirty one – Hooked

previously on The grey tail: I worked on Very Scary while enjoying Granny’s company. gotta love the lady! – – – for the past two weeks my sister (the good one) has been attending a course in Winchester, UK. BaBa and I missed her a lot, especially the laughs and silly moments we have finishing each other’s…… Continue reading Chapter thirty one – Hooked

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Chapter thirty – Mamma’s shopping

previously on The grey tail: BaBa claimed some new, hard core fans.  – – – while we were at Granny’s. Mom and Dad played newlyweds in the mountains nearby. Asiago really can’t be called mountains, it’s just at the foothills of the Alps, and as a matter of facts wasn’t that chilly last weekend. pretty much crowded…… Continue reading Chapter thirty – Mamma’s shopping