RA Pocket Shrine 136/? – Awesome Lips

It’s time to reveal another shrine. It finally arrived at its destination last week, but with the Pilgrimage premiere coming up, and just having started my RA Challenge, I let it slip a bit. Now the time has come to reveal the Awesome Lips… Is this tin cute or what? I spotted it a year and…

RA Pocket Shrine 135/? – Annual Easter Roundup

Not only did I get the go-ahead from Herba re. posting my contribution to her and die Pö’s monthly community challenge, but something else occurred today which puts me into the proper Easter mood. Totally unexpected, an Easter package arrived at my doorstep. Sender: Hariclea. The first thing that appeared when I opened the envelope,…

RA Pocket Shrine 134/? – Looks of Love

Today I am travelling home to mum. For a bit of entertainment during the inevitable waiting time at the airport, I have decided to post another shrine that has been sitting around in my stash for a couple of weeks. This shrine, incidentally, was going to be the Paddy’s Day offering. And so I started out…

Irish Lessons for…

Here we are, shortly after 11pm, the raffle for the Paddy’s Day RAPS has just closed. And the Irish lessons go to… Riepu!!! Congrats, Now you can travel to Ireland via your new shrine 🌈 Bad luck to everyone else, but thank you for taking part. There may soon be another RAPS raffle coming your way……

RAPS in Retrospect – Part 2 [Daniel Miller]

Right now I should be working on a mega-exciting mammoth translation of “crisis guidelines”; instead, I am much more inclined to indulge in some Berlin memories – this time, last week, I was there *sigh*… How better to indulge than to compile the Daniel Miller shrines… It’s quick – because there are only three such…

RAPS in Retrospect – Part 1 [John Proctor]

Today is one of those days. Do you know that feeling when you get up and you *know* that something is off and that the whole day is going to less-than-optimal? Thursday is my deadline day, it is *always* busy, if not downright frantic, so I need this day to run on “optimum smooth”. But: I…