Perhaps a little premature....but here is something trying to be a bit cheery in nature (literally!)
We are so pleased with our new clutch.........
So we took lots of photographs of them....
More bulbs from Wilkinsons last November - end of range, cheapo, but no one told the bulbs... so they flower just like the full price ones !
The old vase below was given to me by my mum was I was about 15/16....I have had it a while. Most birthday and Christmas presents that I remember were either of the homemade or secondhand variety. As those presents are still around and used today they have proved to be very good value indeed don't you think. Though I confess to hankering for a Tressy doll I think that my childhood served me well in terms of fiscal management.
I rummaged through the basket used for : 'Very small bits of cloth that might come in handy one day if I hang on to them for long enough' basket. Sure enough I was spoiled for choice in the fabric department so made lots and lots of them.
'Arthur, ARTHUR! Look at this..she uses pegs to hold things up...I always thought that she had staff to do that sort of thing'.
'Very interesting Martha - I have always wanted to watch pegs holding up fabric..... '
Today La Cootard is mainly:
Watching: Repeats AND GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE OF COURSE