Monday, 24 March 2014

Vintage March

Before March blows away I thought I would post some of my favourite pictures from Edith Holdens book  The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady.

I forget about this book for ages, it's always a nice suprise when I find it again.
We had a walk with the dog today and rescued some frog spawn. The water from a small pond had seeped onto the field in the heavy rains, it must have confused the frogs. Frog spawn was in the middle of a path drying out, we put it back in the pond, I almost lost my wellies, we can but try and help the wild life.
I have lots of wild violets growing in my garden, they spread easily and look so lovely everywhere.
All the birds in the garden seem to be getting excited strutting their stuff and showing off.
Hope you enjoyed these pics I will post more for April
Cate x

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Not another sewing box

Hello all
I found this lovely little sewing box on a boot fair last year but didn't really know what to do with it, at last it has a use. I have decided to try my hand at embroidery and this is the perfect size to hold thread etc. I feel justified in spending a whole 50p now.
The heart is my first attempt I think I may have delusions of grandeur, whole tablecloths and the like.
  I took a few pics on my way into school last week 
                    A Host of Golden Daffodils
    This little boat is in the school garden 
Daffodils are so cheerful 
                                              SPRING HAS SPRUNG AT LAST 
bye for now, keep smiling wherever you are.