Regular readers will know of my fondness for Jelly Babies, a rare and much appreciated treat! I learned this weekend that Grace Dent, a radio and print journalist and food critic whose work I admire, has developed a love of Jelly Babies during Lockdown.
Category Archives: Christmas decorations
Forgive me for mentioning Christmas so early but we made a rare visit to Camborne today and the tree was going up, a lovely big pine. The thing that really caught me attention though was the Christmas bench which I found quite delightful.
An old bloke in the square called out to me, “‘Ee’s not real, my lover! The real one ‘ll be along dreckly!”
The Advent candle has burnt its way through December and we are now at Christmas Eve, nearly there and with excitement brewing in the LIveWires’ homes.
We were at the Gallery this morning for Christmas greetings and choccies! We passed a rather lovely wreath on the way back to the car park.
Rather than make lots of mince pies, it was easier to make a Galette Jalousie, not sure if you can see the gold lustre to make it festive!
Listening to the radio while I am writing this, I have just heard some words from e e cummings, a writer whose poetry I love but words that were both new to me and the philosophy the pair of us live by. We waste no days!
At the orthopaedics out-patient clinic today – everyone was so kind, thoughtful, informative and friendly. I love our NHS and its amazing staff who made my visit a very good experience. All the walls were decorated with baubles and snowflakes and it was very pretty.
We were waiting for the car at the local garage when I spotted the sculpture which the owner later told us had been made by an apprentice. It made me smile, especially the wearing of a tie!
A preview for you! The gallery, Fannie & Fox in Penryn, where I sell my glass is doing an Advent Calendar for the window display over December. Each artist is making a box to showcase their work and has been given a number. I’m No 5 and I showed you the 5 the other day. Here is my shoe box.