Saturday, November 3, 2012

My Own FashionABLE Scarf

A few weeks ago I went to Ethiopia with Michelle of Mummy From The Heart. Well, ok then, I didn't actually go to Ethiopia in person. Michelle went in person with the #ONEMums ( #ONEMoms ) mission organised by ONE.org and I hitched a virtual ride with Michelle. Through her blogs, tweets and sound clouds, I learned enough about what's going on there to write these posts:

My #ONEMums (#ONEMoms) posts:
Where You Live Determines If You Live
Lend Us Your Voice
Living Proof

A Simple Idea - MaryJoy
FashionABLE - A Different Opportunity
The Biggest Problem You Never Heard OF
Dont' All Thunderclap At Once
#ONEMums - No Misery Trip

One of my favourite posts was this one about FashionABLE. And now I have my very own FashionABLE scarf that Michelle sent me as a gift. Mine was made by Etanesh and you can read her story here.  How cool is that to know the person who made your scarf? Thanks Michelle, I shall wear it with pride.

The old arm-extended self photography
My FashionABLE scarf
A message from Etanesh

10 comments:

  1. That's a wonderful thing to own. We have a basket handwoven by a family we sponsor in Uganda. They live in a mud hut and have nothing yet they mustered the time and resources to make us that. It's one of my most treasured possessions.

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    1. So true that it's rarely the monetary value of a possession that makes it special but rather the sentiment behind it.

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  2. That's beautiful - although the more lovely to know who has actually made it - and it's so finely woven.

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  3. Lovely scarf - great modelling skills always nice to see you.
    and what a fab gift from Michelle - you deserve it - wear it with pride!

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  4. Thank you Gemma, I certainly will. So what are my chances of making as a model do you think?

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  5. Thanks for sharing a photo of you and your beautiful new fashionABLE scarf. So beautiful, both!

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    1. Thanks Jeannine, I'm very proud to have such a meaningful item in my wardrobe.

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  6. Blogger must have eaten my comment as I left one the other day! You look beautiful in the scarf and fully deserve it. Once again, thanks so much, Mich x

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    1. Thanks Michelle, I am thrilled to have it.

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