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Fruity Decorations, Angel and Pockets

28 Nov

There was a delightful Christmas Market outside the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.  I resisted most of the stalls though I loved the fruity decorations which I am going to try to make and, everywhere we go, I buy a new Angel for the Christmas tree. There was music playing around the market and one of the songs was ‘Nana Nanita’ a Spanish lullaby which both my choirs sing.

Fruity stall

New Angel

I have another lovely poem by Kim Ridgeon to share. I find this somehow evocative of childhood  and love the ideas of pockets full of secrets, beliefs, memories and fears. I don’t know who is in the photo but I do have permission to show both the poem and the accompanying photo.

Pocket song from Jean

 

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5 responses to “Fruity Decorations, Angel and Pockets

  1. Heyjude

    November 29, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    The fruity decorations look lovely as does the angel.

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    • mybeautfulthings

      November 30, 2018 at 7:39 am

      They are pretty aren’t they and they smell so good of cinnamon. I’ve started drying fruit to make one myself. I’ll show you if it works! 🙂

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  2. Kim Ridgeon

    November 28, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    Another lovely post. Such gleams of light are so needed in this crazy world. The photo is of me aged 11 and my late beloved mother, Margaret. I was very soon to depart our prefab council estate in Pengegon to go to boarding school as a scholarship boy with a total bursary because of my one parent background. I spent 7 years there whilst my 3 siblings were educated in Camborne. The experience inspires some of my writing.
    Thank you so much for the inclusion of this poem.

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    • mybeautfulthings

      November 28, 2018 at 10:11 pm

      Thank you. I am very happy to include your work – I love what I have read so far. I wondered if the photo might be of you and am pleased to know that it is. Thank you for telling me a bit about your history. I must thank Jean for our introduction. 🙂

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