Monthly Archives: March 2013

Layout share – March

Still working on my pile of California photos. And I was thinking that I might make a couple of intro layouts and then add the rest of the photos in a divided page for now. If I want to go … Continue reading

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Scones and heirloom spoons

I was making scones the other day because when you’re on a diet the best thing is scones jam and cream…….And I got one of my large tablespoons out to do some of the mixing. I adore these spoons. They … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – seventy seven to eighty three

Click, click, clicking along. A few details – a little nosey-wose peeking out from under the blankets, yes we do have a bell in our kitchen (a story for another day!), my reflection, a rhododendron bud, the garden under snow, … Continue reading

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A couple more

I can’t resist the chance to wax lyrical a little bit more about Barter Books and that I have added two more Agatha Christie books to the collection. I was excited to get within those magical walls and look to … Continue reading

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Bloom 2.0 – sowing seed

The seed sowing has begun. I have got the Cleome, Sweet Peas, Salvia and Ammi already done. Some teeny shoots are popping up but this cold weather is giving them a challenge. It won’t be a surprise to learn that … Continue reading

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Read 2013 – March

Only my third book this year…. I’ll have to do better, Gav is on five! Anyway this was second book I have read about Inspector Montalbano of the Sicilian police.  The Terracotta Dog by Andrea Camilleri. I liked it better … Continue reading

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Spring my dearest, are you there?

It’s fair to say that I love the snow. I may have mentioned that before…… I like the winter and the frost and that special kind of light you get when the sun sets early. A winter sky, ah you … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – day seventy to seventy six

The year is ticking along. Or should I say clicking…… A few details – Cute boy at the cottage, Barter Books, lunch at the Victoria Hotel, the beach at Dunstanburgh Bay, a wonderful rainbow, Dunstanburgh Castle in early morning light, … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Layout from a sketch

Playing along with Shimelle’s sketch seven. (sorry that shot above is blurry but it shows the writing on the vellum.) The design of this sketch was to allow a larger portion of a loved background paper to still shine through. … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – day sixty three to sixty nine

More? Okay then. A few details: Bud catching a few rays, from the bottom of the garden, coffee, ‘Hermione’ on World Book Day, Pizza Express drinks, the Angel of the North, Gav and Bud on the beach.

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