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    What about the Fairyloot Adult books?

    In May 2023, I posted my 11th post about my subscription to the Fairyloot Adult Fantasy Book-Only subscription. I only posted about this subscription when I had actually read the book in question and thus combined the unboxing with my review. I was a little behind on reading the received books, but all in all I managed to systematically read…

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    Page & Wick #1: January 2024

    I have the annoying habit where whenever I learn about a new type of book box subscription, I immediately sign up for their waiting list (because there is almost always one). But then there will of course come a time when my place on the waiting list has progressed so far that I will receive an invitation to actually take…

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    BEElated Birthday present

    A while ago, YouTube recommended watching Complicated Knots‘ channel. Sh’s an Australian crocheter, mainly specialized in amigurumi. I followed YouTube’s recommendation and quickly became addicted to her beautifully conceived and executed videos. She really makes incredibly nice things in a very intuitive way. I also quickly became jealous of her ability to effortlessly transform an idea into a crochet pattern.…

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    First Law Along #7: Sharp Ends

    While I was almost too late for the live show discussion of the previous book, I finished this one well on time! The show for this book was originally scheduled for February 11, but due to the overcrowded agenda of organizer Becca it was postponed by a month to March 11. Still, I decided to read it right away at…

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    Crochet doll for E

    It was my youngest godchild E’s birthday and I was a bit uninspired about what to give as a gift. The boy loves cars and dinosaurs and I have been inspired by this fact several times when I was looking for a gift, but in the end you can only give so many cars and dinosaurs. And then I thought:…

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    Book unhaul #2

    In 2024 I want to make a bigger effort to find books that I no longer care about a new home. At the end of 2023 I already made a first move by unhauling a set to a little free library. In that post I also talked about the idea of starting a Vinted shop, to try and recover a…

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    On the go #10

    While reading initially appealed less to me in January, the creative itch for once persisted well after the Christmas making frenzy, resulting in me starting a couple of new things or continuing with the old. At Christmas the subject of relaxation activities came up. You probably know what I mean: puzzles, coloring books for adults, diamond painting, etc. My niece…

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    Read in January 2024

    January didn’t start well in terms of reading. The first week of the month I didn’t even pick up a book. I didn’t read a letter and I didn’t feel like reading either. Then I started listening to a book sporadically, specifically for a readathon I didn’t want to fall behind on. This boosted my appetite again and I ended…

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    First Law Along #6: Red Country

    The First Law Along readathon continues in 2024. This sixth book in the series was scheduled for November/December last year, but I procrastinated on it and only read it in January. Still, in time for the discussion in the live show of January 14, but this of course caused me to postpone writing and publishing my review, since I was…

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    Sentimental Laura Vest

    At the beginning of January I finished the Laura vest for fellow student C.. Or rather, a combination of the fact that sewing classes started again after the Christmas holidays and I could no longer postpone it and a very big prayer gave me the courage to finish this sentimental piece. This project had previously been started by C.’s mother…