Grape harvest and Halloween Decoration

End of September begins the most exciting time of the year in my vineyard – the vintage. It is important that it does not rain at the end of the ripening period, because the sugar content of the grapes decreases after a rain.

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Teddy is back

In October 2013 I was crocheting a Teddy for a small crochet group here in Soufli. I had just begun to write my own patterns and the Teddy was one of my first designs. I wrote this pattern with symbols, because my Greek was still very poor and also it was easier to understand for the women who did not speak English.

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Little House on the Prairie

As a child I loved the series “Little House on the Prairie”. The plot is quickly told: It’s about the American farmer family Ingalls, 1878 they pack their belongings on a horse cart to look for a new home and end up in Walnut Grove, Minnesota. The couple (Charles u. Caroline) and their three daughters (Mary, Laura and Carrie) struggle with the forces of nature and survive some illnesses. However, they have to work hard and the kids get annoyed by bratty Nellie Oleson.

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Emily goes for a walk

In the beginning of January a virus found his way to me and I got sick. The flu was overcome relatively quickly, but I still felt tired, without energy and listless. my body went on strike and I could not do anything against it. I was sad, because my goal this year was and still is: to get fit and lose a few kilos.

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Emily, the Dress up Doll

When I was 5 years old, I got a wonderful Christmas present a Barbie. I was the happiest girl in the world! I loved the doll and the clothes and the accessories fascinated me. I had a only a few dresses and shoes, but I had a lot of ideas and so I tinkered her clothes from tissues. Or I made a veil out of it, picked some daisies and I had a bride!

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A Santa Claus in the chimney

There are only a few more weeks until Christmas and the searching for Christmas gifts has begun.

And maybe you need also a small gift for St. Nicholas Day. Or you play Secret Santa or have colleagues, friends, dear people whom you want to give a small gift. Kindergarten festivals, school parties, celebration with colleagues the list is endless.

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A Minotaur in New York

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The Amigurumi exhibition in New York (http://resobox.com/amigurumi-artists-15/) begins on 11 December. I take part and my little package is already on the way there.

This time the organizers of the exhibition wanted to show how the Amigurmi culture is developing in each area of the world and they asked for a characteristic or feature of the country or local area.

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The princess and her clothes

DSCN0002A few weeks ago I wrote a letter to the Princess, and asked if she would like to present her clothes on my page in the internet. She said yes and gave me a date for the photo shoot.

I was so happy, because up to now I have seen only the official pictures of her and her castle. We arranged to meet early in the morning and when the day finally arrived, I rang the bell at the castle gate and a servant opened the door.

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