I had a little chuckle to myself when these lovely flowers were delivered to the shop today…I’d love to think that Mr Cinti sent them as a sign of his unconditional love and everlasting devotion, but (call me cynical) I suspect they are to subdue his feelings of guilt after spending a squillion dollars on some super duper playstation machine yesterday! Shhh. don’t say anything, I like my flowers and if that means the bins will never get put out because he’s shooting some zombie aliens, then so be it…make hay while the sun shines I say.
What does one do on a quiet, cold and windy day when trying to take ones mind off a tummy ache (which has lasted for 10 hours and shows no sign of abating)?
Learn a new computer program of course! I totally amazed myself today by learning to use Inkscape (a vector drawing program) you can download for free here. I followed the tutorials (which were super easy!) and without a background in graphic art or computer wizardry, look what I created!
Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks!
Several topics for discussion today
I have always loved the simplicity of this stacking toy, little ones are always attracted to it. The base convex so it wobbles around nicely without toppling over. Today it is sharing shelf with my most favorite quilt ever (for this week anyway). The colours complement each other perfectly.
And because I am obsessed with fabric, and I know some of you out there share my ailment,
PS. I’ve just updated Poppet in the Post with some handstitched love
I am feeling a little depressed after just missing out on what I thought was going to be my new home…I had already planned where all the furniture was going to go, lovely house swapping holidays and dinner parties. But alas, it wasn’t to be and now every time I drive past the lovely building I’ll be thinking of what could have been…
It starts at 10am on Tuesday 24th of June (this Tuesday coming) and will finish on Saturday – after which I will start counting (any volunteers?)