Mocoa, Colombia: A taste of the Amazon

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Hot, dry wind blew through the our collectivo’s windows and onto our tired, red faces en route to Nieva.  We were shoulder-to-shoulder in a van jam packed with Colombians, weaving through traffic in only ways cheap taxi drivers can replicate under chaotic conditions, watching tired, crumbly buildings scroll past. Elissa was trying to find herself in the best position to catch the breeze by hanging her head near the open window when her hat blew off of her head and onto the road.  We were stuck in the back of the van watching the hat slowly get smaller and smaller as we pulled away.  We motioned to the driver to stop and were happy to look back and see that a pedestrian behind us saw what had happened and walked into traffic to get the hat.  We then watched in disbelief as he examined at the hat, tucked it under…

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Allotment Shed Bunting

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The bunting I sourced for my very loved allotment shed has arrived, and I’m really pleased with it. The bunting images are prints of vintage seed packets, I chose particular vegetable images to complement the colour that will eventually go on the inside of my shed.

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There were many lovely images to choose from, and, quite honestly, I could have gone completely overboard with my selection. However, I had to make sure the bunting would fit easily inside my little shed so I stopped at 7 pennants.

I got my bunting here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/KettleOfFishDesigns from Kettle of Fish.

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