When I went overseas in 2010, I was lucky enough to stay with some of these lovely women, who kindly invited me to visit them - there was Liz Plummer in Wales, Marion Barnett in UK, Lou Heron of the Isle of Man (now in Timaru), Lorna Lafferty in Ireland (not a blogger but she had taken a dye class of mine when in NZ), Veronique in France, and Margo in France. There were others whom I didn't get to meet. They were unfailingly generous and kind to me and I will always appreciate their hospitality.
At the time I started my blog, I had recently moved to Oamaru for the first time. This was me in Victorian costume:
More on my adventures tomorrow.