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Daily Archives: December 21, 2015

Solstice, Sugar Tongs and Stained Glass

This beautiful piece was made by Natalia Manley and was on exhibitionΒ in SΓ£o Paulo Brazil 2016. Isn’t it remarkableΒ and just perfect for today, Winter Solstice, as the shortest day passes and the days begin to lengthen. Happy days!

Rising Sun by Natalia Manley

Rising Sun by Natalia Manley

We were in Truro today and had lunch in Charlotte’s Tea Rooms where the cut glass sugar bowl had its own built-in sugar tongs.

Sugar bowl

Sugar bowl

As we were leaving, I noticed this stained glass window for the first time.

Window near Charlotte's Tea Room

Window near Charlotte’s Tea Room

I have just realised what a gloriously golden post this is! Serendipity in honour of the return of the Sun!

Happy Solstice to all my Readers.

 

 

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