Wednesday, 26 October 2011

The last dance



I can never look at fuchsia flowers without thinking of dancers.
You only had to add arms with a little bit of twig.
My flirtation with ballet was short-lived.
I have trochanteric bursitis.
It's a pain in the hip.


I suppose I could take up
crochet.


Sue is making a lovely Ravilious blanket.
Lucy has lots of patterns and tutorials in her sidebar
and I do like Vanessa's little squares scarf.


6 comments:

  1. I was chucked out of ballet class as a child for refusing to run around the room like a flower. I pointed out to the teacher that flowers don't run...she took offence & asked my Mum not to bring me back the following week!

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  2. I used to make ballerinas from fuchsia flowers. Use one of the stamens to make arms. You poke a hole for them with a pin and then use the pin to scratch a face.

    Thank you for the mention.You should definitely give crochet a whirl.

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  3. Poor Lucille. How pesky to have a pain in the hip. I have taught my daughters how to squeeze the nectar from the fuchsia flowers and drink it; they like to get there before the bees.

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  4. Oh, Lucille .. I'm so sorry. Don't give up!

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  5. That bursitis responds well to acupuncture. Mine got better and has never come back.

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  6. Oh, how sad! I hope you can get relief from the pain, do try acupuncture, as lillyanne says, it is amazing how well it works.

    I never saw a Fuchsia as a child but they fascinate me now. I was never introduced to ballet either, there wasn't much of it on our Welsh hillside in those days.

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