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Adri's Palette

Hi, I’m Adri.

I am an artist/craftswoman who finds a creative outlet from everyday life in the arts. This blog is a diary of sorts of my crafty journey.

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The time I was not just uncertain, but ashamed of what I created

As I cautiously approached Mr.AP my heart was full or regret and hesitation. "Honey, I think I did something awful!" "What is it?" asked Mr.AP with sudden worry in his eyes. As I slowly opened my palm he exclaimed "Oh... Continue Reading →

How a humble chili bush taught me to chill

In all areas of social media we are bombarded with the ’this is the time to start fresh’, or ’...to learn XYZ’, and best of all ’if Newton came up with the theory of gravity during a major pandemic, what... Continue Reading →

d.n.p.

Acronyms are part of our lives. Our fast-paced lives. Before you realize it a dozen fly by you with a thundering bang! bang! like the bullets of an MK47. Sometimes I get them and will happily use them. But more... Continue Reading →

Preparing the house for winter

Our bird feeder has been worse for ware for quite some time. I first took notice of this in winter when I was filling it up with sunflower seeds. Took a mental note to repair it, then nothing happened. Well,... Continue Reading →

A couple of thoughts on blogging

Grab a cup of coffee, a couple of cookies, because this could take a while. I've had this topic among my possible blog post ideas for years. Originally I thought a year into blogging would be a good time to... Continue Reading →

One and a half mice

I've wanted to share this story with you for so(ooo) long. For six months to be precise. Yes, since Christmas. Now I don't know exactly what took me so long. I have been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately, and the... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 10

I now see how fortunate we were recently. We had the luxury of time to play board games to no end. In these past few weeks with long office hours, family parties and other engagements to go to and the... Continue Reading →

Isle of Skye – Part II.

In a blog one post comes right after another, but in real life things just get a bit mixed up. Like two different kinds of paint that pool up and suddenly give you the effect you were not expecting. Though... Continue Reading →

Weekly board game roundup – 9

We had some friends over this weekend and played a couple of games with them. Started with Tobago, warmed up with The Big Book of Madness and then did some heavy lifting with Rajas of the Ganges. I didn't want... Continue Reading →

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