|Lovely Ole Terry Thomas|
This is how I'd like to feel everyday.
Dang this hot weather, I do not like it.
But it has to be endured.
Today I'm sprucing up the homestead, I have already done the bottom half of the house and when I finish my apple mint tea, (get me), I will make up one of our spare beds and whistle through the top half of the house. We have a couple of friends coming to stay with us next week.
I thought I would post a couple of pictures that I took in the Scillie Isles, I'm not really one for taking lots of pics, I try to enjoy the moment. My new header picture was taken from our table on a terrace in a small cove on St Mary's.
|Lunch time view from St.Agnes.|
|Robot pussycat waiter's helper at The Quay restaurant|
Yep, that was my weekend and most splendid it was too. The Mr was away down south involved in boyish pursuits. I and two lovely friends went to an open gardens day in one of our very pretty local villages, Beeley in Bloom, a village mostly owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.
16 gardens were open, mostly cottage style and all were lovely. The best of course was the garden at The Old Vicarage. Have you noticed that where ever you visit, The Old Vicarage is always the biggest and most aesthetically pleasing building? The views from this garden were wonderful.
It was a fund raising day with everyone doing their bit to help. It felt really nice. Lots of folk chatting to visitors in their gardens, tea and cake at the village hall and a few raffle stalls. I always expect to win when I buy raffle tickets and in this case I did. 3 times.
The icing on the cake though, so to speak, was the presence of The Ragged Victorians . They are a living history group, who walked and worked amongst us as we were admiring the gardens.
Okay so I have finished my second mad looking but incredibly cosy crochet kimono. Not really needed just now, scorching weather etc. But finished for my son. I have started another for a friend who loved mine so much he wanted one too.
I found him the quirky hat at a recent boot fair. As he donned the kimono he said he felt like an African politician, I thought a Greek Orhodox Priest, what with his long hair and all.
My next project will be a Tilda sewing one. 3 crochet kimonos are enough methinks.
I'm still really enjoying the roses I picked from our garden for the Jubilee afternoon tea. They sit there so beautifully and every now and then I get a lovely scent in the air. I really must pick flowers more often.
I saw these dried flowers recently whilst in Brighton at a store called Phohm, now trending at weddings and events. I'm not sure about them, what do you think?
We had a super afternoon and evening yesterday. Friends arrived at 4.15 for afternoon tea, then we watched the Party at the Palace, with another lot of lovely nosh and drinks. The Queen with Paddington Bear brought a tear to my eye. We finally got to bed around midnight after a wonderful day. Makes me proud to be British.
Lovely Ole Terry Thomas This is how I'd like to feel everyday.