1 I love uncurling ferns and we now have lots.
2 After six months of many of our precious things being boxed up so that the flooded dining room could be renovated, today I started unwrapping and re-discovering some treasures, among them, this beautiful old rolling pin made of Bristol blue glass which was in my Grandparents’ house.
3 We’ve just come home from seeing a beautiful film which was made in Cornwall -Summer in February. It tells of the real lives of some artists in Cornwall from 1913 and there are some wonderful scenes of Cornwall’s coastline.
June 29, 2013 at 10:27 pm
Your things are not only beautiful, they’re also incredibly interesting!
June 29, 2013 at 10:29 pm
Glad you like them! 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 11:16 pm
My favorite is ruby glass, but it’s hard to find nowadays. Cranberry is close. But that glass rolling pin … do you use it? And are you a good pie maker? Because I make the absolutely WORST pie crust ever. Inedible. But it LOOKS great.
June 27, 2013 at 6:01 pm
Beautiful rolling pin!
June 27, 2013 at 4:44 pm
I don’t believe I’ve ever seen a glass rolling pin … and I enjoy ferns!!!
June 27, 2013 at 2:44 pm
That rolling pin is fantastic! 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 2:47 pm
Beautiful isn’t it? As Valerie says too, there is a little cork at one end so that it can be filled with iced water to keep the pastry cold. I’ve never dared use it! It’s too precious. 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 2:50 pm
It’s wonderful… I love to find things like that, even better that it’s a family find! 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 12:56 pm
That film sounds great. You certainly love your history, Sally 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 2:45 pm
It is interesting but I’m told the book is much better so now I have to find that one too. My pile of ‘to read’ is getting rather high! 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 5:27 am
What an amazing rolling pin! Lucky you! 🙂
June 27, 2013 at 3:58 am
Oh,Oh, Oh, I love the rolling pin… with a cork to fill it with iced water!!!!
June 27, 2013 at 12:42 am
cobalt blue glass just makes me smile…it seems to talk to me…makes me happy… a magical color…
does this mean the dining area is finished???
June 26, 2013 at 10:30 pm
I ask every morning to connect with the beautiful things in life. Thanks for the answers. The rolling pin is stunning and the fern alive.