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Crafty Saturdays

I am absolutely in love with this current stage of life! Especially the time I have to rediscover old passions such as handicraft.

As a child (okay, and even as an adult), I never felt like I am creative. I did okay in any form of artwork simply because I am good at following instructions and am rather precise.

Whatever. I was very happy I found out about notabilia's bookmaking classes and when the first series ended, I felt a sense of loss. Practicing at home is not quite the same; I think I enjoy very much the social aspect of such self-interest classes, to be honest.  Where else can you meet like-minded, cool folks?

Anyway. Last Saturday saw me attending a rubber-stamp making class organized by Books Actually and taught by Joseph from Monster Gallery. It was a rather intensive 90 minutes as we learnt the basics and (had to) put them into use rightaway.  But each "student" produced a rather decent stamp at the end of the session, including the Imp. :)

I say, if I can do it, anyone can do it.

After class ended, the ravenous us (or maybe just me) went in search of food that suited my bad throat. Old school Teochew Huat Kee (yes, that is the full name of the restaurant) at Amoy Street was the Imp's recommendation and I am pleased it was a very satisfying meal.
Steamed pomfret was fresh and not overdone, and stir-fry Chinese cabbage (奶白) that was crunchy, with umami from dried sole fish bits.

Did I mention I am absolutely in love with this current stage of life?


imp said…
You're very good at the rubber stamp thingy!
Lady J said…
Yeah I agree with the imp. Me likey your cupcake stamp!
Yay for crafting! Stamping looks so fun... And I always say "If I can do it, anyone can do it!"


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