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- Book club - This month it was at my house and we read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks". A fascinating book with some science, a family story, some history, and bioethics. We had a great discussion on Friday and I highly recommend this non fiction book about the woman whose cells change research by being the to grown indefinitely in culture - HeLa cells.
- Mashed potatoes!! I tried a new gluten free cake recipe this week that used mashed potatoes as one of the main ingredients!! It was delicious. Who'd have thought that adding mash would create a lovely moist cake that you'd never think was gluten free?!
- My car, "Bluebell". I was driving home the other day and was a little sad as I drove. No big problem but I started crying...and suddenly, the windscreen wipers on my car switched themselves on! They were on automatic, but it was a sunny day and there was no water about, but as I cried, they started wiping! It felt like my car was telling me that there was no need to cry, things would be OK! Little Bluebell was wiping away my tears! What a lovely Bluebell. It seemed so odd.... - but comforting too.
- A new customer who shared an intimate and touching story to me about her family to give me some background/understanding on creating a necklace for her and what the significance behind the piece was. I just love how selling online often leads people to open up and tell me their story. And it truly does make a difference to then create something, with this story and emotion in your mind.