1 Spring has sprung all of a sudden! In the days that I was away, the bluebells down the lanes are casting their beautiful blue haze and flowers in neighbours’ gardens are glowing. I wish I could send you the scent of the wallflowers.
Bluebells down the lane
Bluebells and primroses
Tulips and Forget-me-nots
2 Ferns in the hedgerows are unfurling. I just love the furriness and the curliness of young ferns.
3 Everyone is enjoying the Spring sunshine, especially this old fellow in his cloth cap on the bench outside the garden centre.
Enjoying the sunshine – Sculpture by Richard Austin
1 Samantha Bryan, sculptor and imagineer, has put out a call to reunite all her beautiful fairies, if only virtually. She has asked any owners to photograph them and send in the photos. Here is one of mine that I love with her little birthday candle to light her way when she’s out in the dark.
Pedal Powered Fairy by Samantha Bryan
Label on my fairy
2 Today I have made the Chocolate Amaretti Torte for the reunion and for my guest posting with Go Bake Yoursel I can’t turn out the one I made today until the party so here’s one I made earlier for my father-in-law’s 90th birthday party. It is so smooth and rich and scrumptious!
Here’s one I made earlier!
3 Knowing how I love to knit, and to knit wacky things as well as beautiful things, my lovely next-door-neighbour gave me this book today. Thank you! Watch this space!
The Orb I designed and knitted for the Wildworks Kensington Palace Exhibition
Jake with The Orb at Kensington Palace
For those of my readers who like my recipes, I have today put KJ’s fabulous Lime and Ginger Cheesecake up on the Recipe pages. Do comment there if you try it. I’d love to know how you get on with it!