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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

POTTERY

Off to my second pottery class tonight. We will be able to see if what we made last week made it through the firing process. Pictures will follow if they did.
I am also hopeful, that tonight, I might get to try throwing a pot, and by that I do not mean tossing a lump of china across the room. I want to try using the potters wheel to throw a pot. If I make anything resembling a pot I show you in my next post. I am hopeful, but, I have been told it takes many years to become really proficient so don't hold your breath. 

Saturday, 7 January 2017

All Wrapped Up For Christmas 2016

I know I promised to get blogging again but sadly other things got in the way so I failed to keep the promise, however, New Year, new promise. I am going to try and do a post at least once every two weeks. 

Just thought to begin with I'd post some things we got up to over Christmas and New Year.

My front door to welcome everyone to Christmas within

Our trip to Germany Mannheim and Heidelberg German Christmas markets

At the Eden Project



Dartmoor pony

The tree

The slide trip at the Olympic park

Before the slide


after the slide experience

The slide

Taking selfies with her new camera
Happy New Year to everyone, keep safe, keep healthy,stay happy and be kind to each other. 

Monday, 17 October 2016

Hopeless blogger

Hi folks sorry but of late there has been a lot going on and blogging has not been really at the fore front of my mind. This, however, I promise is going to change and I will I promise be back to both my crafting and blogging so don't give up on me please.

There will be scrapbooking, felt work, sewing cooking and numerous other stuff to look at so keep the faith thanks  

Friday, 16 September 2016

Great Day

We had a great time last weekend at the Wisley Flower Show 











Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Birthday Weekend

Though my birthday was on the Thursday I managed with a bit of careful organisation to claim the whole bank holiday weekend. We did shopping in Bluewater on my actual birthday, Hampton Court on the Friday, St Albans on the Saturday,  the Tower of  London on the Sunday and finally, the Olympic Park at Stratford on the Monday. A great time was had by all.












Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Kew Gardens

On Sunday we took a trip to Kew Gardens, it was great. I love gardens and all things gardening so it was just the place to visit on a sunny Sunday in August. They have been working hard in the gardens so since my last visit there were several new things to see, including the hive and the bridge. Sadly the temperate house is still not complete but can't wait to see it when its done. 













Friday, 15 July 2016

Back home after a great time in Germany

Well the holiday is over boo! hoo! back to the real world. But I thought Id share a few pictures.





























Just a few of the many photos