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Tilda’s World

After the excitement of 17 Mai Norway Day, in Oslo we were again on the move, this time to Tjome. Lunch was pre booked at Verdens Ende (Worlds End) Spisereit. This was literally the end of the road and we … Continue reading

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Hardanger Embroidery

Another beautiful sunny stunning Norwegian morning. A ferry took us to Utne where we were visiting the Hardanger Folk Museum. First we had a talk and guided tour of the traditional Norwegian costumes, The Bunad. Just opened was a fantastic … Continue reading

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Bergen to Eidfjord!

We woke up to a second fabulous sunny warm morning in Bergen. Breakfast was eaten in the hotel restaurant where we felt we were on the water, with boats gliding past the windows. Passing through the fish market our group … Continue reading

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A quilt shop in Torquay – Australia

We have been driving along the Ocean Road from Adelaide to Melbourne taking in fabulous views, interesting places and coming across a couple of quilt shops. Today’s visit to Amitie Quilt shop was on my ‘hit’ list as I knew … Continue reading

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Quilting on The Harmony

So what was it like living and working on the largest cruise ship in the world? It was amazing! Several people had mentioned to me, that being on a ship with nearly 7,000 passengers, was not their idea of fun. … Continue reading

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Sewing on The Portugal Retreat

After spending two days in Lisbon we arrived at our quilting retreat hotel, Marriott Resort – The Praia D’El Rey, near Obidos.  The Belengas conference room was an ideal size for 18 students and the views, stunning. Twelve Bernina machines … Continue reading

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Cherries and Chocs

At 9am this morning 19 of us climbed into 3 specially arranged taxis to take us to the nearby medieval town of Obidos. We walked through the arched gate to be met with narrow cobbled streets. The first one was … Continue reading

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