Today in Edinburgh I woke to see snow falling, but now it is just rain. On Friday I was walking and thought it felt like spring. [click for the bigger pictures] This was inspired by the walk and by Sidey’s theme of “roses are red, violets are blue”. I didn’t have any roses or violets, … More Is it Spring?
This is a really apt photo challenge as I am just in from a day ‘out and about’ where one decision I made was to “Go Forward“. For those who know Edinburgh (and maybe more so for those who do not) I was starting out from the Dean Bridge area to walk up to the … More Weekly photo challenge: Forward
The last couple of weeks have been all about house, house maintenance, housework, etc. Decorating and staying in for the plumber etc. Pre-occupying, boring to others, quite satisfying to me. I could offer pictures of my newly decorated bathroom, but it is still the same [small] size and [awkward] shape it always was. So, today … More Relax, walk and talk
Once upon a time, I made my own clothes, as many of us did. Sidey‘s themes have a knack of creating unexpected associations. I love reading everyone’s take on the subjects. This week it is “Simplicity”. How many of you remember this was the name of a well-known brand of paper dress-making pattern? They still … More Simplicity
Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique I liked the Daily Post photo of the lone red tulip among all the others, particularly because we have one of those too at the end of the road, where a lone tulip emerges each year among a plantation of daffodils. To some of us, one bulb looks pretty much like another … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique
This post is inspired by Sidey. I am so glad to see her back and she has returned with a weekend theme: Family Heirlooms Oh dear, I thought, as I am in the middle of the umpteenth cupboard clearing, I/we are not the sort of family that has heirlooms – and then I remembered – … More Before blogging, 100 years before