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Snoods, Designs and A Crocus

I’ve been knitting snoods for a collection of warm stuff for refugees.

The first Wednesday of each month is Sing For Your Heart at the Eco Park. Today was as uplifting as always. There was a goodly collection of donations for the next load going to Calais to help the refugees.  Love the designs in the atrium.

At the Eco Park

Our first purple Crocus has appeared.

Purple Crocus

 
 

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Drawing, Flowers and Action for Happiness

Our lovely LiveWire No 4 drew a portrait of us both, me with a purple dress and her Grandad in a pink shirt. There is a tree and a flower too because we love our garden. We are holding hands because we love each other!

Grandparents!

We are surrounded by loveliness! Our lovely neighbour brought in a gorgeous bouquet to celebrate Mr S’s birthday.

Colourful bouquet from S-next-door

Here is the Action for Happiness chart for February.

February

 

 

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Robin, Eden Project and Snow!

What a day! I drove up to the Eden Project to meet Daughter No 3 and LiveWire No 4 and we had a splendid day with the rain falling heavily outside while we explored the Biomes. As we went in for lunch, a Robin appeared to say Hello!

Friendly Robin

Join us having fun by clicking on the photos in the gallery.

As we were leaving the rain turned to sleet and before we had reached the shop, it was a full blown blizzard and in no time at all were were covered. We were in different car-parks and agreed to meet at home but when I tried to leave the cars in front were slipping and sliding and it became clear that none of us were going anywhere. The lovely staff called us to go back to the cafe where they would find us coffees so off we went – but L wasn’t there. In her 4×4 she had managed to leave the site only to realise that I was stuck (longer story!) and she came back for me. Thirty or forty others are spending the night at Eden while we are safely home, the journey of 50 mins taking us more than 2 hours! On that hazardous drive we saw many abandoned cars and vans and came across a old man hitching as he too had left his car on the side of the road. We have him a lift to his junction, a few miles, and very close to his home and he was very grateful indeed.

As the snow started

Being driven home

 

A Star, A Bow and A Pink Campion

Every day I am working on my glass, trying to get the cutting right, the foiling even, to make smooth beading with the solder and each day I am making some progress. Today I made a small present of a shooting star for a dear friend whose birthday was a couple of days ago.

Shooting star

On my very short walk today I came across a pretty bow lost by a child, I’m thinking on a walk to or from school. Some kind person had put the bow up on the hedge so I hope that on her way to school tomorrow, she spots it and can reclaim it.

Lost

On my stroll down Lovers’ Lane, I saw just one Pink Campion.

Pink Campion

 
 

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Happy New Year To All My Dear Readers

Positivity rules, okay?

For New Year’s Day 2019

New Year resolutions

Happy New Year calendar

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2019 in Happiness, Humour, Kindness, Postaday 2019

 

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Dawn, Rose and Kindness

Pink skies greeted us this morning.

Dawn sky

I wore my best scarf this morning to say goodbye to one of our choir members.   Black and red are The Ingleheart Singers’ colours.

Embroidered scarf

As always, top of my list  – be kind.

Be kind

 
 

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Recycled Glass Workshop and Roses

This afternoon I went on another glass workshop to make Christmas trees from recycled materials. I took some old earrings along and we used recycled glass, other old jewellery and wire out of cables. Here are three of mine – still to finish another. It was a brilliant encouraging class and I am delighted with my trees!

Recycled glass trees, strange perspective makes them look not triangular

I came home to find that another dear friend had called in with some roses! Thank you N,G&T, you lovely people.

These roses are not pink! They are a rich, deep velvety red and are gorgeous!

 

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