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The Magpie Diaries — market

It Was A Good Day!

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It Was A Good Day!

Last Saturday was my first ever market day and I had such fun.  I hadn't realised how much I missed personal interaction with my customers; it was just great to meet new people and chat about this and that.  I wish there was more chat going on online.  I know it's all very efficient, but sometimes it feels so impersonal.  I'm selling jewellery, which I love, but I don't always get the reaction from customers, and that is what make selling good things so special.  So if you read this don't hesitate to respond, make a comment, let me know...

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Love Markets?

Hanne Andersen blog-news greenstone jewellery magpie.kiwi market paua Pietra silver

Love Markets?

            I'm taking some of my jewellery (mostly Pietra, greenstone, paua and silver) to the Whanganui Riverside Market this Saturday (14th October), and I'm excited but a little bit trepidacious.  What if they don't like it?  What if the price is wrong?  Will my rented gazebo show up?  Where will my stand be?  Will it rain?  If you're in the area please drop in.  The market (from 8.30am to 1pm) is great fun and there is a huge variety of food and drink to sample at the food stands.  My favourite thing late on a Saturday morning is to buy...

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