Burda August 2012

This arrived today (full disclosure: I only bought it because of this dress). The full browse-through is here (along with full browse-throughs of every issue including all of the Burda Easy and Burda Plus Specials) since late 2006. Issues prior to that can be found here (this is a link to an unofficial Russian fan site sewing forum archive so please exercise the caution you would in any other Internet dark alley).

Speaking of dark alleys I just had my first Troll attack (according to the Air Force, a troll is “A hurtful, but possibly valuable, person who, for whatever reason, is both obsessed by and constantly annoyed with, and deeply offended by everything you write..“). While this is hilarious on many levels (a lack of spelling and grammar checks being top of the list), a quick look at this individual’s feed statistics in Google Reader (he/ she doesn’t exist on BlogLovin’) revealed this:

So this poor unfortunate assumed I’d respond with a linked blog post and send some readers their way. Since I don’t engage with personal attacks in any forum (rule numero uno of dog-training according to Caesar the magnificent – Don’t encourage bad behaviour) and completely agree with Seth Godin’s position on Trolls, there is only one thing to say:

And now if you’ll excuse me, I have some serious catching-up to do.

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