sunrise

I often snap pretty sunsets this time of year but the sunrise this morning was just magical and deserved to be captured though my ipad camera does not really do it justice. Gill x

A Friday smile and a scary cat

A very good Friday to all my blogging friends out there joining in with Annie’s smashing smiley shares. Want to join in then go visit A Stitch in Time for more info. I hope my pic may make you smile this week too. Its of Lucy one of our cats who earlier in the year…

Friday’s smiles and feline harmony(ish)

Here i am joining in with another Friday Smiles hosted by the ever busy/happy/lovely/talented/funny Annie. Thanks for cheering up our Fridays.  If you fancy joining in her blog can be seen HERE This is what made me smile this week Meg on left and her son Tom cuddling up with each other again. Ever since…

Lest we forget

Whilst we remember, thank and honour all those who gave their lives for us in both world wars, i would like to mention just a few of my own ancestors who took part in WW1 Arthur King Harry Finch John Lilley James Reynolds George Brazier The five men listed above all lost their lives in…

Poetry Friday – Apples by Laurie Lee

Apples Behold the apples’ rounded worlds:juice-green of July rain,the black polestar of flowers, the rindmapped with its crimson stain. The russet, crab and cottage redburn to the sun’s hot brass,then drop like sweat from every branchand bubble in the grass. They lie as wanton as they fall,and where they fall and break,the stallion clamps his…

WOYWW 231

Good morning fellow desk snoopers. I have the day off today using up holiday so i can join in on time for a change. For those of you who havent joined in before, shame on you where have you been. Simply click HERE to visit Julias lovely blog Stamping Ground and all will be revealed….

More to smile about – week 40

If you have lots to smile about and want to share them you cant do better than to link them to Annies blog and make them part of her Friday’s Smiles. I promise you’ll come away with an even bigger grin on your face. This weeks post is about a visit to a local church…

What’s on your workdesk? Wednesday 228

Happy WOYWW everyone. I’m pleased to be back taking part again in this fun, snooping, desk hop Wednesday lark.  Fancy a sneaky peek at clever and crafty peoples desks?, you do? then go visit the Stamping Ground for more information. Julia will guide you through. This pic is taken late Tuesday evening as i work…

Friday’s Smiles Week 39

Reasons to be cheerful 1, 2, 3… or so the song goes and i have three reasons to be very cheerful this week. 1.  Whilst searching through some drawers for old photographs the other day i found an old wallet that used to belong to my uncle which my mum kept after his death and…

easy NO SEW blanket is made

Now that my mojo has been found, hiding in a drawer would you believe, i decided to have a go at the blanket making project i posted about a few weeks back (see post here) I chose a patterned and a plain fleece for the project so it would have a reversible design.   I…