A sunshine forecast so a day at the beach was in order – at our family favourite, Chapel Porth. Dam building, Pooh sticks, Croque Monsieurs (fabulous!) from the Beach cafe, ice-creams all round and a good time was had by all. The Grandbaby twins were a hit in the supermarket on the way home! Today’s gallery follows.
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This morning I made two Picnic Pies for tomorrow and some crumble topping for this evening and then we went out to the farm to have some time just with the Barcelona babies and their parents and with our eldest and her daughter while all the other children went back down the lane to the beach for more adventures. On their way back they picked two buckets worth of blackberries for the Blackberry and Apple Crumble.
LiveWire 2 is a natural with his baby cousins and they are loving him and his attention.
Just before dinner tonight, we were presented with the ‘first’ of our presents from them all – fabulous T-shirts printed with the family portrait that we had made almost two years ago to give to each family. As a very special surprise KJ had been in touch with Kate from Cornish Bird in the Sticks and she added our Grandbaby twins to the family portrait! What a totally fabulous thing to do for us. We were quite overcome….. Every member of the family now has a commemorative T-shirt.
Lovely friends left us a beautiful bunch of Sweet Peas in the porch and they filled the space with that very special scent that they have. Thank you D&R.
The first contingent of family should be here within the hour. They were expected at 6pm but first the plane from Barcelona was delayed and since then traffic has been a problem. Not long to wait now………
Today is National Granny Square Day so I would like to show you some Granny squares made by my Granny and made into a blanket by my daughter for her daughter. LiveWire 4 has a blanket made by her Mum and her Great Great Granny! Please look at this earlier post as I cannot move the photos to here.
We have had the Woodpecker back feeding here again.
The first contingent of family arrive on Thursday for our ten day long Golden Wedding Celebrations and today I have made the pie filling for Chicken, Potato and Asparagus Pie.
In The Heard Museum in Phoenix last year, I found a beautiful 53″ long wall hanging entitled “Greetings and Thanks to the Natural World, a daily thanksgiving inspired by the Onondaga Nation, Haudenosaunee’. I’ll show you a piece a day for the next ten days.
Special thanks today go to three of my friends with whom I sing for a lovely hardworking afternoon and to J for a share in his wonderful tomato crop.
Still sorting! Today I came across such a little treasure in a box of forgotten earrings. I have shown you Sand Dollars before but these are tiny and so perfect and I have never worn them.They measure just over 1cm in diameter. Click here and here to see earlier mentions.
I am loath to break one of my Sand Dollars to find the ‘five perfect doves’ mentioned but am very tempted. Watch this space!
Here is the beautiful bunch of brightness that our friends brought yesterday.
Our Sweet Peas are just about finished which is very disappointing and much earlier than last year. We have picked all the ones from the very top and dug the rest up!
We will replace them with Clematis that will come back year after year rather than us having to plant each year – labour saving ploy and finding the best in the situation as is my wont. We have bought two purple and two white ones, the names of which I have forgotten for the moment. I’ll look at the labels tomorrow.
Today I hit 2,000 Followers! Thank you one and all. 🙂
Still sorting! Today I found some stamps dated from 1980, one of which brought a wry smile – the one on the right with the words, “America’s Light Fueled by Truth and Reason.”
We went to Marazion Bay again today to find a few stones for our fountain. It was cold, wet and windy and the wind-surfers were have an exhilarating time.
We’ve harvested a few Broad Beans for supper tonight.