Impromptu Charity Craft Sale for Ukraine

Maybe you have already guessed what I was gearing up to, with two shrines in quick succession… Well, the post title says it all: With the horrible war and the successive refugee crisis going on in Ukraine, I wondered how I could help (beyond my own donation a couple of weeks ago). The obvious answer…

Thanks and Thanks

Breaking my current silence laziness, I have a couple of misc items for you today. I received a letter today that is essentially addressed to *you*. LOROS Fundraising Director Caroline Baker has kindly written to us to thank us for your donation raised as part of the #HoHoHolidayFundraiser. She took the time to hand-write her…

Thank Yous To You

Dear blog readers who may not be on Twitter, I just wanted to let you know that our Xmas gift has been received and acknowledged. This is what I tweeted at Richard, and his reply. Prior to that, LOROS also replied with thanks to our gift. The thanks are all for you, lovely supporters of…

Finally The Final Tally of #HoHoHolidayFundRAiser

You have waited patiently, and now the time has come. I can announce that all items won and bought in the HoHoHoliday FundRaiser have been dispatched. Some shipments have even already arrived at their destinations. You should have received dispatch notifications for your purchases on both platforms by now. Some with tracking numbers, if the…

Just Resting (In My Account) #HoHoHolidayFundRAiser

Good afternoon all followers of the HoHoHoliday FundRAiser! Apologies for my lack of communication here on blog over the last days. No, I did not do a runner with the money, I was just resting after a full three-day packing marathon Thursday, Friday, Saturday. This morning I took the last of my shipments to the…

A Quick Mobile Heads-up

You might be wondering where I have gone to. Well, I am buried in packaging material and packing slips. It doesn’t help that my national postal service had a 12 Hour website outage, starting last night at midnight while I had 17 postage labels in my shopping basket. It had taken me 1.5 hours to…

#HoHoHolidayFundRAiser Day 3 And Seven Hours To Go

Good morning, all. We might have a thriller on our hand today. Overnight, things have moved slightly, but not yet across the hoped-for watershed. Bummer. But let’s not fret. The countdown is now on. We have about 7 hours until the auctions finish – and usually there is a hot finish. In case you are…