Thursday, August 8, 2013

Still here

I am still involved with the blog world although I don't get on as much as I did. I still enjoying looking at all my friends posts and seeing what you are all making. I have been busy this year made. Few quilts and helped a friend learn the techniques with making a quilt. I have Craft Club at my house each Wednesday Night sometimes we quilt...talk..Pinterest..or play Candy Crush...whatever takes our fancy on the night... Have a great week Andrea

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Whip Up Family Trust Fund for her children

There has been overwhelming love expressed here in the past few days for these two amazing children of Kathreen and Rob and today a trust fund for their future was established. For their daughter Otilija and son Orlando, two gorgeous, sweet, gentle and brave kids who were loved, cherished and adored by their parents. Many people have asked “what can I do”. The family have given their full permission and blessing for a fund for the children. Please consider making a contribution to support the children in their future*^. At this point in time, only a direct bank deposit is available. We are working on getting a PayPal button established here however for now, Australians can direct transfer using the BSB and Account Number and International assistance can be accepted via bank deposit using the Swift Code. For Australians : BSB : 633-000 Account# : 149480667 Account Name : ITF Otilija and Orlando Shugg Cheques and money orders can be sent to ITF Otilija and Orlando Shugg, PO Box 370, Dickson ACT 2602. For International Contributions : Account # : 633000149480667 Swift Code : BENDAU3B (International Banks will require this code) Account Name : ITF Otilija and Orlando Shugg Bank Details : Bendigo Bank, 161 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2602 Australia International people may require an address for the beneficiaries as well. That is PO Box 370, Dickson ACT 2602 Australia EDIT: Overnight I have been advised that some US banks will not accept a PO Box due to money laundering legislation. The physical address for this account is a home address so please email me procrasticraft at gmail dot com for details should you require this. Enquiries can be directed to Julie McMahon via email to procrasticraft {at} gmail {dot} com or post to PO Box 370, Dickson ACT 2602 Australia *All donations, no matter how big or small are gratefully received. However, due to the cost of bank processing fees, we respectfully request that donations be more than $2 as this is the charge of processing an international transaction. Should international contributors wish to send a cheque (check), the fee for processing charged by the banks in Australia is $10. ^Regrettably, contributions are not tax deductible. Share and Enjoy:

Sunday, August 5, 2012

I've bee amiss of late with my Blog

OK...sorry I have not posted in awhile...this is what I have been upto of late...Hong Kong for 8 days with my 2 sisters in the school holidays..left on the Monday 2nd July tad nervous as this was my first big flight. can safely say arrived very late got to bed 1st day around 3am Oz time. Had a great time many places visited. If you follow me on Facebook I posted each day where we had been any many photos.I was very excited I got to go to Disneyland...everybody wants to go to Disneyland now I can tick that off my bucket list...we plan to go to Hong Kong again and I think I will now become a seasoned traveller Disneyland Train
Liz and Myself
Train at Hong Kong Museum
Jill and Myself with Hong Kong in background pic was at The Peak
The last 3 weeks I have been housebound....I have had surgery on my ankle/achillies and plantar fascia...in total have had one with the lot. I have been though enjoyin the Olympic coverage on Austar. I went back to the surgeon this week and all is going well with my foot or more affectionately known now as my (paw)..DS1 and his GF visited me on Saturday and took me for a drive to Colac where I met my Mum and Dad for a Hot Chocolate at OddFellows. This week I hope to start physio and hydro on the foot. I am soooooooooooo over my crutches..can weightbear but need crutches. No sewing at this time to show or share. Have a great week :)

Sunday, June 17, 2012

I Survived Camp

Well what a busy few days I've had... camp was fantastic....the food and the children were great. I was up early each day as were the kids, we had full days. I was glad to get home on Friday to see the DH, DD and DS and the animals. I had a wee spend up at the Vic Market, I did not spend much because I am off the Hong Kong in 2 weeks. Saturday I was up early as DS1 got another game in Seniors at Casterton and was playing with Max Rooke an ex AFL Footballer..photo to follow. Max Rooke (L) Nathan Clarke(R) Today Sunday I have cleaned the house and am about to watch a Movie on Austar. I hope you have all had a great week/weekend

Monday, June 11, 2012

Off to Camp....My Week in Review

Abbey 19th June 2011 I have packed my bags once again for the Grade 5/6 Camp... I will be up very early to catch the bus with the local school kids. We will have 4 fun filled days and nights in Melbourne. This week has been hectic Monday (today) a visit from my Mum and Dad who have had an adventerous weekend tripping around the countryside visiting many places such as Casterton and Hamilton. Sunday had a visit from DS1 and GF who had been at a 21st in Derrinallum and then popped in for a visit and some homestyle cooking. Saturday off to Hamilton very early to watch DS1 play his 1st Senior Game for Casterton Cats, unfortunately they lost and the weather was a very chilly 10.3deg. Went to a former collegues 60th Birthday Party, which was held at a local hall very comfy and warm I must say. Friday started off fast with the removing of some furniture for the carpet to be laid and the last bit og Vinyl Thursday a busy day at school and housework plus the 1st part of Vinykl being laid. Wednesday saw me off to the Physio during my lunch hour... was pleased for a rubbing of the calf and achillies..hairdresser Tuesday Hydro Therapy at the local Indoor Swimming Pool it may only be 20mtrs long but I loved every minute in the water Monday anothe bus=y day with shopping and the weekly chores outside....Phew what a week No sewing or stitching done keeping that all for when I have surgery in a few weeks... I must also say am a tad excited for the 2nd July will be going off to Hong Kong for 8 nights with my 2 sisters. Till my next post have a great week Andrea

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Abbey's 21st Party

The Clarke Family Abbey Nana and Grandpa Who would have thought that this year we would be celebrating Abbey turning 21. It has been a huge 17 months since the accident. Abbey is doing really well. Abbey has started to work again only 3hrs at The Wheatsheaf Hotel in Terang as a waitress. Nathan has Graduated from Uni.... and now is in the process of writing his 1st ever lot of Reports... Ben is still studying Yr12 and has now decided to join the Army... he has a YOU Session in a few weeks.. School Holidays are fast approaching and I am off to Hong Kong for 8 nights... then home for surgery on my left ankle (5 yrs ago I damaged it had it repaired and the injury has falrred up again) A former work colleague has a blog she makes frames and uses 'Stampin Up' to make wonder creations....she made Liz an Owl picture for her Birthday this year...here is the link Till my next post happy Crafting whatever it be you make Andrea

Thursday, April 5, 2012

My Thrill Seeker and a few happy snaps

Nathan at Beechworth telegraph...

Milawa Cheese...nom nom

Maze

Ben Tandem Paragliding

Lake Bufflo with Mt Buffalo in background

I have had a great 5 days away... the pics show where we went everyday was action packed
Saturday a 6hr drive in the car...unpacking then shopping...
Sunday Ben decided to go Tandem Paragliding with Active Flights in Bright, he took off from Majestic Mountain for a 30 min flight....when he landed we decide to go to the Wandiligon Maze...evrybody will enjoy the Maze and the Sponge OMG 6.00 for a slice of Heaven....
Monday we decided to head over to The Beechworth Bakery...yum yum and more YUM... then on the way back we decided to pop into Milawa to sample a few cheeses....yes just a few I am now a fan of blue goat cheese....nom nom..
Tuesday we went to Lake Buffalo... the drive is just gorgeous and to see behing Mt Buffalo spectacular... and then we picked up some apples from Alpine Apples the variets were amazing and are tasting rather good too.
Wednesday was a day to miss off the calendar we started our journey up to Mt Hotham unfortunately the car decide to over heat 6km from the summit...so a call to RACV we got the car carrier and 300.00 later I have a new water pump...thank godness I stopped when I did or it would have been more costly a new motor..I had a knight in shinig armour as I was on a 90deg lean on a corner when the engine light came on I waved out my window and a lovely couple gave me some water and a box of shape to see me till RACV arrived...there are still great people that will stop when they see you are in distress...and I was distressed...
Thursda up early to travel home to Cobden..
Ben has also added 9hrs to his log of 120hrs....I was very brave letting hime drive...I have let down my guard and with my direction he will be a fantastic driver,,, I hope..

Have a great Easter

Ben Tandem Video
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