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January 26, 2012



The bookfest sounds fabulous. I can't believe you brought home so many fabulous pieces and pages. Like you I am culling and have been going through old books that have no other value than their subject is of interest and I like the graphic on, often, one page. I am scanning pages and pics and creating an archive of raw images and edited images and a folder of kept pages. Other pages are going into the recycling. Or, I am keeping covers for other projects.


I sooo know what you mean Katiecrackernuts - it's an ongoing battle for us hoarders, umm, I mean, collectors... ;)

Kylie Jensen

Hi Michelle just wondering if there was a last name to the Valerie and Jim wedding book. My grandparents are from Brisbane and that's what their names were. Grandad originally came from Scotland and Grandma grew up in Mt Gravatt. Anyway would love to know as they have both passed away, as well as their one of two sons in the last 3 years.

Susan: My Food OBsession

Great post on the bookfest. Valerie and Jim's album is just wonderful but at the same time I found it quite sad that this album which has been put together so lovingly was found at a bookfest..... :'(

One a lighter note, I will keep my eyes peeled next time I'm there for some of my own little treasures! - Thanks for the inspiration :P

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