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Now for something a little different

This week at Soph n’ Stuff I am proud to bring you a somewhat different topic than we are used to. You see, when I created this blog I did so with the intention to write and post pictures about food, travel, photography and “general sophiness”. Since then it has evolved into a more food-centric […]

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many […]

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New layout…what do you think?

Welp, as you can see, my dear readers, I have changed the layout of Soph n’ Stuff. It is a tad less girlish and a bit cleaner, and more customizable. I would love your feedback, if you have a moment. Here’s a quick poll. Feel free to leave comments too! I am still tinkering with […]

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I love baby robins

147:365, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. Did I ever tell you that when I was 12 or 13 or so, I found a fallen abandoned robin’s nest with 3 babies inside? I didn’t take them right away, I came back later to see if maybe the mom had come back. But the nest […]

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new site name!

I have changed the domain name of soph n’ stuff to http://www.sophnstuff.wordpress.com. Update your favourites, or bookmarks or gadgets or whatever your internet browser calls them. Now! More posts coming soon… Meanwhile, remember this?

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Merry Christmas! Who’s hungry?

Merry Christmas! Who’s hungry?, originally uploaded by Sophie Idsinga. Are you happy the holidays are over? Or feeling a bit nostalgic already? Click the picture to visit my flickr page to see how my holiday was spent!

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2010 in review – thanks for reading!

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers The Leaning Tower of Pisa has 296 steps to reach the top. This blog was viewed about 1,000 times in 2010. If […]

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and they’re all made out of ticky tacky and they all look just the same

I have a confession. I am addicted to weed. Er…sorry…I meant “Weeds”. I am actually addicted to Weeds, the popular Showtime TV series about a suburban mom whose husband drops dead suddenly and is faced with supporting her family by selling pot to the middle class, suburbanite fictional community of Agrestic, California. I have to […]

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Short Cuts to Better Housekeeping

I am a total sucker for the antique market. Now, you may be thinking that I adore looking at lovingly restored bureaus or mothball scented fur coats. No my friends, I love finding weird old printed stuff. I went to the market a few years ago (have you seen the video?) and came home with […]

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Vintage Sophie

Recently, I was thinking about how much the internet has changed over the last few years. Before blogging, before I had ever even read a blog, I used Livejournal, and my musings would only be shared with a select number of people who I pre-selected. Mostly they were my sister’s friends, strangely enough. For some […]

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