Good afternoon guys and gals...
I hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend
I have been busy learning to ripple as only Lucy from Attic 24 knows how... and I did it!
I started this little test piece (as suggested by Lucy) and it came good... I started it Tuesday afternoon and had it finished by Wednesday night and I have a lovely little bag just big enough for a notebook, phone and wallet... perfect for my trip to the garden center cafe for a morning cup of tea with mum and her friend plus my two.
Back at the beginning of the month I finished crocheting a beech bag and lined it so I thought I would show you a couple of pics of that too!
Not sure what to do with it now though!
I am really pleased with the lining and it was a real pain in the arse to do but it came good in the end...I used a mixture of King Cole cashmere and Rowan cashmere its is really quite soft but sturdy, it was all done in double crochet and took ages!
Out and about
Thursday is usually village cafe morning, but it has been stopped for the time being as the village hall has raised enough money to start renovations, last week we popped to the house of a lady we met at the cafe and she has a beautiful house that was apparently designed by Edwin Lutchyens and the garden was designed by Gertrude Jekyll, this week we plumped for a visit to a local garden center, not as grand as the week before but lots of fun...
After our cup of tea at the garden center we thought it rude not to pop around and have a look, which is a really big mistake as I love shopping for plants, well I ended up buying some herbs, some peas plants and a selection of flowers for my St Georges day display... now I have had many ladies in the village telling me I can't plant up pots with just red and white flowers as it signifies death.... but I am not sure if I am a believer in this superstition .... but am I brave enough to go against it...?
Who knows, you'll have to wait till next weekend to find out! lol
After filling the boots of our cars we popped back to the garden center for a spot of lunch, it was very yummy and best of all mums treat!
Yay for mums! lol
This little tin of dolly mixture was in the farm shop, and I am real sucker for pretty tins... it could have contained chocolate covered spiders and I would still have bought it!
needless to say the little man was quite happy about its contents...
This tin was also in the shop... it has a handle on the top and Danny thinks its his lunch tin...
It has the poem of the owl and the pussy cat on the side of the tin too!
The green chicken plate is Jamie's and the yellow plate is Daniel's, Nanny bought them for late Easter presents... thank you mum!
All I have to do now is plant up my pots and get my peas sorted but I think that might have to wait till tomorrow morning now as its time for a spot to eat and then bedtime for Danny
I am planning a trip to the local car boot tomorrow, but I haven't told Mr P yet, he's gone over to his mums to do a few chores and then taking her into Dorchester hospital to visit his dad...
He has had an ongoing problem for a few weeks now, well its been going on for a year but the silly old goat didn't tell anyone...
He apparently has a blockage in his lower intestine and they are monitoring him till Monday when they will make a decision about the next course of action to take... from what they can tell from the scans his lower intestine is a bit of a mess, fingers crossed they can do something...
I think he's still nil by mouth but because they have sucked a lot of yucky stuff out from the top and bottom he's now feeling hungry, and he is a very heavy smoker and no-one left any cigarette's in hospital with him so I assume the nurses are getting a hard time of it!
I am just thankful I stayed home! lol
Well I had better get a move on I am in the middle of creating pay it forward items and freestyle swap items so lots to do...