Thank you very much T.
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Born on this day in New Jersey in 1898, Paul Robeson was a singer, actor and activist who used his platform to speak up for justice.
Over the years, he lent his support for a variety of movements: from the Republican cause in Civil War Spain to the American Civil Rights Movement. I grew up listening to his singing and have written about him here before.This quotation seems very apt for the moment.
When LiveWire No 3 was here before Christmas with her family, she went shopping with her Mum in the lovely little independent shops that we have in Redruth. T chose these earrings for my birthday and I love them. Thank you so much, T..
A friend of many years, and a colleague for many of those, enclosed the following pieces with her Christmas card in the hope that they would be useful for my glass work. They certainly will. I can see the long ones and the sparkly ones enhancing angels already. I shall unpack my workroom again in the next week or so. I’m thinking I shall have to experiment with making owls. There are some perfect beads here for eyes…….
After a late breakfast, a quiet catch-up morning, and a cold swim for Daughter No 2 in Portreath, we went off to The Lost Gardens of Heligan for their Night Garden Extravaganza, came home to a vegetarian chilli feast and lastly watched Elf (a film I had never seen) together! Here are just a few of the treasures in the night garden where we also enjoyed hot chestnuts, hot chocolates, mulled wine and toasted marshmallows! A fine time has been had by all. It is so good to be doing things all together..
Showers and some sunshine today but no rainbows that I could find. However, raindrops on flowers are always so photogenic.
I love this child of my childBone of my boneBreath of my breath
I found a recipe for Rainbow Veg Pakora Picnic Pie by Nadiya Hussein and liked the sound of it. I made it this afternoon, thinking I would make the whole mixture but a smaller pie so that we had some veg mix left over.
I needed the extra mixture because this afternoon, LiveWire No 2 wanted to bake on Skype and asked if I would like to make Flatbreads. As I had never made them before, J offered to teach me and a fine job he did of it. We had a really lovely afternoon. Sue-next-door always loves it when I bake with J as there is always too much for us and we share it with her.
My day got better today when LiveWire no2 called to ask if I could bake with him. Of course! Video call and ingredients all ready, we spent a happy couple of hours making Choc Chip and Raisin Cookies. Our lovely neighbour likes it when I bake with him too as we share out the results.
We really needed a different place to walk today so drove a few miles to the North coast. Our walk was short in the bitterest of chill winds!
The beautiful Autumn day saw us just take our local walk where there was a surprising amount of colour – and lots of blackberries still to snack on.
Much of my day was spent completing the next set of masks for our Barcelona family. That’s 49 I’ve made altogether, for us, family and friends and I think that’s enough!