Sunday, 10 February 2008
Saturday, 9 February 2008
hubby and I went out for a walk to the nearby river to see what changes the recent floods had made and see what had been washed up.
there was also loads of wierd and wonderful stuff that had been deposited from the worst floods we have had for a few years - so as the sunshine was so delicious and warm and we had nothing better to do we decided to make our own sculpture!
the strangest thing we found was someones dentures! I didn't take a photo of them though...
these guys were all near the gate of the feild we passed - they usually skitter off, but they must have been in a curious mood today!
right - off to the sewing room now, two birthdays coming up this week, niece number 2 is 3 years old on tuesday, and niece number 3 is 1 on thursday!
Saturday, 2 February 2008
I am making a third with this meathod, a third from fruit I am boiling whole, and the last third (because I refuse to slice any more) I am going to attempt to candy the peel and make a clear marmalade with the pulp...
may have to pull an all nighter!
The idea was from a similar item I bought in Portugal a few years ago - I thought it was a clever idea, and the one I bought gets stored in the drawer with tea towels and table cloths, nice and flat. Sadly mine doesn't get used that much, hot fresh bread and croisants usually go streight from baking tray to mouth.
The inside of the basket
Voila! 4 bows and it is a basket!