Tell us a bit about your background? I’m a private tutor and writer/editor. I am currently working on my first book, which will be self-published in September 2015. Within the team, I handle all the Twitter communication.IMG_7599What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? Observe the freedom and joy of the residents on a lovely summer day.What’s your interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? Complexity; difference(s) and inclusivity; adaptability. When I think of the word “kaleidoscope,?? I imagine prisms and colours, and the reflection of light.What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? I am currently reading I Am Your Sister, which is a collection of essays by black feminist, lesbian, poet, Audre Lorde, and essays by other Black scholars who have been inspired by her. It’s a brilliant book that reminds me of my experience of reading her collection Sister Outsider.What’s your favourite TED talk? Oh, it has to be The Danger of a Single Story, by Chimamanda Adichie. This is important to me as a reader AND writer, especially one who is a bridge between two cultures. I was born and raised in Nigeria, and I moved to the UK in 2007.
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Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 04:51:23 AM by Shelby G. How I Made 100 Dollars in a Few Hours From a Free Wooden Pallet
Lately I've been dabbling in wood working. I'm certainly no expert at it but I actually find it relaxing and it brought out a creative side of me I didn't even know existed. A few weeks ago I purchased 70 bags of topsoil for what I hope turns out to be a garden at some point in the future. They were delivered on a standard 40 x 48 inch wooden pallet. From the look of it, this pallet has had its fair share of use. As I stood there in my garage looking at this worn and weathered pallet, I noticed a sense of beauty about its rusted nails and abused gray wood. I pondered what the story was behind it and how many adventures it had been on. So what did I do? I started to dismantle it with a pry bar and a hammer so I could use it to burn in the backyard fire pit I had recently finished. After I had finished taking it apart, it laid on my garage floor in pieces and I suddenly had an idea, I don't know why or what had prompted it, but for some reason I thought to myself "Hey, that would make a neat looking coffee table."
My intent was to build a coffee table for my living room, as my current coffee table had a lovely 70's flair to it that I wasn't exactly fond of. The first task at hand was to decide what I would use for the table legs. I noticed that the 3 stringers (the pieces of wood that support the deck boards) had arches cut in them, this were used to accommodate the forklift in its previous life. I found these stringers to be perfect for the legs as they are sturdy and the arch cut into them would provide a decorative look. I cut the stringers right down the middle of the arches and was able to get 4 identical pieces that I could use for the legs.
Bedroom. Published at Monday, October 29th 2018, 05:03:49 AM by Shelby G.
Below are three bedroom ideas in three types of design that will definitely accentuate masculinity:
Bedroom. Published at Monday, October 29th 2018, 03:51:22 AM by Shelby G.
Creating a star-themed nursery can be very versatile. Whether you choose to go for the modern-looking 3-D tin stars, classic yellow stars, or white stars, you can find star-shaped lighting, star-studded bedding, and great wall decorations to be sure your child will grow up...a star!12 Most Creative Nursery Themes For a Boy, a Girl, Or Twins
There are many great reasons for creating a gender-neutral nursery for your new baby. Whether it is because you're waiting to find out your baby's gender, you want a theme that can suit whatever other children come along, you're having twins, or if you're just not into the "baby boy" or "baby girl" themes, here are some great ways to create fun nurseries that work perfectly for a boy, or a girl.
Decor. Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 04:24:14 AM by Shelby G.
It saves time if the participants are all given a name tag to fill at the beginning of the meeting or party which they can stick onto their own goodie bag.Also if lots of different colors are used and children are allowed to choose their own it helps them locate their own later when things start getting more active.
Adult party guests often like to take home small items too. Sometimes these things don't include prizes as much as a sample of deserts for those at home. Goodie bags are a pretty good idea for cookie exchange parties. Each person brings a dozen cookies to a buffet table. They each collect one cookie from a dozen different plates. Plastic wrap and larger goodie bags are safe ways to transport these back home..football goodie bag ideas,goodie bag ideas for toddlers,goodie bag ideas for teens,baseball goodie bag ideas,
Decor. Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 04:24:13 AM by Shelby G.
Gingerbread House Ideas 2018
6. Bake your gingerbread ahead. You can start baking your gingerbread early. This is extremely helpful, and you will be glad you did it when it gets closer to your party date. You can store your baked pieces in a Tupperware container with pieces of wax paper between the layers, and put them in the freezer. Pull the pieces out of the freezer a day or 2 before you're ready to assemble and let them thaw in the containers.
Decor. Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 03:24:16 AM by Shelby G.
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Make Your Graduation Party One of a Kind! Creative Graduation Party Ideas
Garage. Published at Friday, October 26th 2018, 04:00:54 AM by Shelby G.
How to Use Garage Shelves
Garage Storage Cabinet
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