Guess what! No washing up today, it will all be done for me at Urchfont Manor – with delicious food as well. You’ll see the results of today’s colour experiments next week. Hope you don’t mind waiting. You can see where I am here. Two of my bedroom windows can be seen on the top… Read More What I won’t be doing today!
As always you can find other entries in this challenge by following this link. There were two posts yesterday, if you missed them you can find them here and here.
This blogging business is easy when prompts are handed to you on a plate! Earlier I read this post by nrhatch, and I was instantly reminded of the following story. When our children were small we lived in an ‘upmarket’ house in a ‘desirable’ area. It had the right number of reception rooms, and bathrooms,… Read More How (or not) to accept (give) a compliment?
What is the question? Answers below please! (By the way, this is the first of two posts today. Here’s the later one.)
Fashions change and things come and go. The lives we live today are not the same as those lived by our parents. For instance, entertaining is much less formal than it was. Dressing for dinner probably now means popping a quick wrap over the bikini before going to a barbecue! Appreciation of humour changes as… Read More A foot is a foot
It’s nearly the end of September! 2011 is disappearing so fast. I’ve really enjoyed posting every day, and hopefully I can continue. Today I thought I’d share a favourite quote. You may not recognise the full name of the artist, but Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de… Read More Inspiration
So, Friday was the first day of autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. Indeed, the fruit is in abundance, but thankfully no mist yet, although we may encounter some on our trip over Salisbury Plain today Ironically, it was also the day that I woke with cold hands. This may not appear to have… Read More Cold hands – warm heart and Weekly Photo Challenge – Fall
Yesterday would have been the birthday of my late mother-in-law. She gave birth to my DH very late in life, so would have been well over 100. She was a very kind and generous lady. Her heart was big, and she adored her family. Her grandchildren gave her enormous pleasure, and I know she would… Read More Belated birthday greetings
You may have noticed that the blog layout changed overnight. I’ve been trying to find the perfect layout for a while, but somehow there was always something wrong with each one that I chose. I’ve settled on this. I hope you like it, and I’ll be grateful for any input that is appropriate. However, do… Read More A change is as good as a rest!
Two posts for the price of one today, if you missed the first it’s here and it gives you another glimpse into my family. There’s an interesting and sad story there, so do take a look. This post shows an interesting technique that I often use either to start, or for a whole project. I… Read More Painting with Paper