hurdy gurdy girl's profile


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Joined: March 10, 2007


What's the deal with your nickname? How did you get it? If your nickname is self-explanatory, then tell everyone when you first started using the internet, and what was the first thing that made you say "wow, this isn't just a place for freaks after all?" Was it a website? Was it an email from a long-lost friend? Go on, spill it.

My username is a tribute to the hurdy-gurdy girls of the 19th century gold rush town of Barkerville, British Columbia. The hurdy-gurdies were a tough bunch of women and I admire them.


I've said before if we could have favourites folders on MeFi, I'd have one called "to restore faith in humanity." Here are some of the posts I'd put in that folder:


I like to buy from Canadian online retailers when possible, but sometimes it's hard to find them. Here are a few from helpful AskMe comments:

Women's clothing: FIG Clothing, Ureshii
Smoking Lily
Ninety-Eight Clothing (Canada)