Monthly Archives: June 2013

Grass Wave

It’s a gorgeous day here for gardening – just taking a lunch break. Thought I would show you the pictures Pat has sent me of her grass wave, which was inspired by my post on mowing a spiral: I love … Continue reading

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Eeek! Exciting! One of our lovely blog readers – Pat of the glorious Grass Wave (more photos to come in another post – it’s coming on beautifully) Has asked me to put together some workshops to run in the Hall … Continue reading

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We got a visit from someone in the Russian Federation today, but they did not plot themselves on our Map. SO tempted to put a flag on the map for them – but where would I put it? OooH! Frustrating!

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Promise of things to come

Everything looks beautiful in the slant of the evening midsummer light. My garden does not have very much in it at the moment but there is the promise of things to come – apples blueberries           … Continue reading

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Studio Days

I was lucky enough to have a couple of days at the beach hut last week, on Wednesday I was working on creating a new crochet pattern which, of course has a daisy element, my latest passion. On Friday, Sarah … Continue reading

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Daisy wig finished

The wig adorned with crocheted daisies is now finished and in the shop! (The original inspiration for this wig came from a picture I found on Google Images when looking for inspiration for a pixie hat. The picture did not … Continue reading

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Saturday Creative Spark

Originally posted on QuinnCreative:
Mehmet Ali Uysal’s Ten / Skin © 2012 Mehmet Ali Uysal is a Turkish artist with a great sense of humor. He starts with a common object, a clothespin, let’s say, and changes what it does.…

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Map of the world

I was doing a bit of blog-hopping and came across Zee-maps – a device we can use to see what part of the world our visitors come from. The WordPress Stats tell only the administrators of the blog which country … Continue reading

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gorgeous weekend

It was sunny! It was WARM! we could wear Tshirts – Hurray! Sunday: I drove to the Cotswolds, 2.5 hours North, to help a friend who was opening her garden for the first time. Open Gardens at Box It was a … Continue reading

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Daisies, daisies everywhere Can’t stop making daisies and finding things to put them on – they turn out all different because I make them up as I go along – counting when crocheting is SO boring – and I like … Continue reading

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The bird, the Stonechat appeared on TV, on BBC 2’s  Springwatch tonight. A very successful bird having up to 4 broods a year. Yep, I relate to that!  

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Grass Art

One of our lovely blog-readers sent me a photo of her latest grass-cutting experiment which was inspired by my post on 22 May about cutting grass spirals. She persuaded her husband to leave a wave of daisies making it’s way across … Continue reading

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