Saturday 25 February 2017

Heaven on earth

It's the scent of mimosa.

Thursday 23 February 2017

Hocus crocus

The natural and the unnatural.

Tuesday 21 February 2017


New taste favourite.

It does taste a bit like twigs and lichen.

But like moss,
it's growing on me.

* Matcha green tea

Tuesday 7 February 2017


 Orchids, bromeliads and sundry extravagant foliage and
 frolicking flowers during the Orchid Festival
 in the Princess of Wales conservatory at Kew Gardens.

You couldn't fail to be cheered by the sight of these.

Friday 3 February 2017

Take one cardboard box

and a roll of sticky back plastic.

The sticky back plastic was a lucky find -
ready made ballerinas.

Fablon has come a long way since my Blue Peter days
when plain colours or gingham effect in yellow or blue was considered 
the dernier cri for freshening up those pantry shelves (see here
or covering matchboxes to make a chest of drawers for the dolls' house.

I made the dancers from wooden spoons (50p each),
off cuts of Fablon and a hot glue gun.

Back stage during the interval.