Sometimes, there are things that strike you as so beautiful you just want to keep them to yourself. Yesterday I met a good friend and we strolled amongst the colours Some of them were a bit bizarre But some of them I just wanted to ‘hold’ on to for ‘ever’ But as you aren’t… Read More PLEASE DON’T READ THIS POST
These might look like scraps of just any old fabric. They are, however, silk pieces reclaimed from a damaged antique kimono. Some of you have seen them elsewhere, but they were loving pieced and patched to make a book cover for a dear friend. Hopefully my ‘found’ treasure will now be ‘treasured’ by my friend.… Read More Weekly Photo Challenge – Treasure
I’m committed to being creative this year. I have already started, first of all it’s a question of flexing the creativity muscles, and I’m sure you’ll see something of what I create throughout this year. As I wrote yesterday we celebrated New Year with some friends. At the last minute I decided to apply some… Read More Ooooh! That was a shock!
We spent last evening with friends old and new. One has been a faithful friend for over 30 years and another we met for the first time. However, we were all united in a common cause, to celebrate our friendship and share the highs and lows of the last year. It has become… Read More Hello 2014
A while ago I met up with friends from school. Some were instantly recognisable, but others less so, hardly surprising after 40 years. It was interesting to hear how all our lives had changed and I am now in more regular touch with several of the crowd I was well educated at a Roman Catholic… Read More The passage of time
Hugs Laughter Chitchat Reminisce Laugh again Smile a lot Eat Chatter Remember Lunch with an old school friend.
The photo challenge this week gives an opportunity to air some pictures that you haven’t seen before, and also to hilight some that are my favourites. I’ll be repeating the exercise at Just Snaps, but no repeats of photographs. There will also be a resume of the tree over here when I can get it… Read More Weekly Photo Challenge – My 2012 in pictures
I don’t know about you, but I don’t like the sight of blood. I can cope with it, and have had to on many occasions, all mothers’ have to be able to cope with emergencies, but I don’t like the sight of unnecessary blood! You know, the sort that is spilled in an argument. There… Read More There’s nothing like a good fight
Today’s post is a reblog from a former blog. I had forgotten all about the post until I read this earlier. It was written over three years ago. I’m not sure how it happened, but I suddenly realised today that it is well over 37 years since I last bought anything with the Heinz label, and… Read More Customer Service. How good is yours?
I had a few obvious photographs I could use for this weeks photo challenge, but this one struck me as the most pertinent. How many REAL friends do you have? This photograph is of a hanging made by my friend Jane Lemon. She is a textile artist of extreme talent, and this hanging was commissioned… Read More Weekly Photo Challenge – Friendship