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Je m'appelle Melody et depuis toujours j'aime voyager. J'ai ouvert mon blog il y a plusieurs années de cela pour partager avec mes proches les deux ans que j'ai passé en Chine. Depuis beaucoup de choses ont changé! J'aime voyager mais pas prendre l'avion, lire, tricoter, faire du yoga, les jolies illustrations, les boissons chaudes, la photographie, les groupes folks et j'en passe... Je vous invite à la découverte!

I wish I could bring some of these lovelies back...

I wish I could bring some of these lovelies back home with me, but as you can see the only ones that could have fit in my bag where the tiny succulent plants that were carefully protected behing the transparent doors. I also thought of...
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We’ve had many days of heavy rains lately, that...

We’ve had many days of heavy rains lately, that are washing away the golden leaves that started to gather on the floor. When it’s rainy like today, one of my favourite thing to do is to head out to the botanical garden, with a warm...
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  I never thought that I would be so slow at...

  I never thought that I would be so slow at knitting fair isle. This hat is taking me forever! But seeing these little stitches combined together, makes the work so much worth it. I love how the dark tones empashis the bright ones, and...
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Visual diary & Anthology

Good Sunday! I hope that you’re having a beautiful weekend. It’s been very quiet in here, apart from the sound of the rain and the myriad of birds that come to visit me. I decided to create a new space where I could post all of my...
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Shetland Wool Week Shwook Hat Knit Along.

  So the Shetland Wool Week has officially started, and I couldn't be more thrilled about it! If you're among the lucky ones that are attending the wooly event it means that you're already having the time of your life. But for the rest of...
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  Less than two weeks ago, I was openning a...

  Less than two weeks ago, I was openning a package that came in the mail, with two incredible skeins of yarn. Road to China light is a wonderful blend of baby alpaca -which is my favourite fiber, cashmere, camel & silk. I'm not...
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  I've been invited by the lovely Leigh to talk...

  I've been invited by the lovely Leigh to talk a little bit about my creating process. I don't usually take part in these kind of challenges where you have to answer questions because I always feel a bit ackward talking about myself too...
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At the beginning of the week, I went through my...

At the beginning of the week, I went through my pile of hand-knit hats, searching for the one that would reflect my mood and my wish to welcome this beautiful season. Pressed Leaves has always been a favourite, not only for for its...
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For the most part of my not so long knitting...

For the most part of my not so long knitting experience, I’ve called myself a “monogamous” knitter. I couldn’t imagine working with several projects at the same time. I was overwhelmed just by the idea of having different yarns on...
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The second entry to my Seasonal Sweet Journal is...

The second entry to my Seasonal Sweet Journal is this simple yet delicious pumpkin pie that reminds me a bit of cheesecake The recipe is very simple & doesn't require a lot of ingredients, but it makes such a delicious treat for the...
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  Today I thought that I could share some of my...

  Today I thought that I could share some of my favourite things that are happening in the knitting world lately. And since the "knitting season" has officially started, I feel totally legit to post another wooly-related post!One of my...
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Since Autumn is my favourite season, I decided to...

Since Autumn is my favourite season, I decided to share the little list of things that I would like to try or accomplish during these favourites months. I do not want to set any “goal”, and feel frustrated once I know that none of the...
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The evenings are getting longer and colder, and...

The evenings are getting longer and colder, and the home can get quite chilly. Most of this time is spend in the kitchen - which is the only room in the flat that provides a bit of warmth during this time of the year. There's often a pot...
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  More Summer flowers have been pressed, and new...

  More Summer flowers have been pressed, and new woodland pendants have found their way to the shop. I'm so amazed by the wonderful plants and flowers that can be found in these woods.
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I had many thoughts on blogging and long-distance...

I had many thoughts on blogging and long-distance friendships lately. And I realised how grateful I am to got to know beautiful souls through blogging.
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A knitter's Autumn wishlist

Acorn knitting needles /Skein, Loam / Skein, Rye / Taproot mag, issue 10: MEND/ Pumpkin Spice LatteAutumn has always been my favourite season. It's the time of the year when I want to have longer walks in the woods, gathering the last...
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  If you remember, a few weeks ago, I had...

  If you remember, a few weeks ago, I had started working on the warble cowl, that I plan to gift to a special person later this year. I had only worked a few rows on it, and then decided to put it aside. I absolutely love the pattern, it...
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  For this season, I decided to set a new yet...

  For this season, I decided to set a new yet simple goal that will help me in the kitchen. I started a "Seasonnal Sweets" journal, where I will add, every season, my favourite sweet recipes. And the first entry of my diary is the Apple...
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  As soon as my Lopi yarn arrived, I decided to...

  As soon as my Lopi yarn arrived, I decided to cast on the sweater that I had in mind. Even though I do not like to have several projects on my needles, I wasn't patient enough to finish my Keynote cardigan before casting something new...
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Woodland gold

  We decided to head back to the woods today with the aim to come back home with just a few mushrooms in our basket. We worked on the flat for the whole day yesterday, and didn't feel like having another intense work out. But as I said...
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