As well as making the angels and a bit of cross stitch I have been making more succulents. Mainly the one I am about to show you. Years ago I had similarly shaped succulents growing in a pot in my garden. They were very easy to look after except that they kept multiplying and needing… Read More Mexican Snowball
I don’t normally do silent Sunday posts but I just wanted to share these. ****
Especially at a time like this. I have been watching my apple tree these last few days. Every day the buds get bigger. I look forward to the blossom and then hopefully apples! There is so much to see in the garden just now, even if mine is very small. There are traces of the… Read More The Joy of a Garden
I have to start by saying that I can’t unreservedly recommend the Crocheted Succulents book that I bought, especially for beginners. The author is obviously imaginative, creative and accomplished, and the patterns come out well, but there are far too many errors in the book. For the first two patterns I tried, I found an… Read More My first crocheted succulents.
Having been home for almost two weeks with a cold that I didn’t want to pass on to anyone else at this tricky time, I am beginning to feel a bit lonely, so I may be writing posts on my blog more often, since talking to my blog seems a bit better than talking to… Read More I used to have Real Indoor Plants!
Having seen this book review by Eleonora of Coastal Crochet – https://coastalcrochet.com/2020/03/04/book-review-crocheted-succulents/ I decided to buy the book and make it my next big crochet project. Looking on line I found that I could buy the book at my local John Lewis so I popped down town to pick up a copy. The on-line price… Read More My Latest Crochet Project
Well actually I think it may be a moth. The other day I was just walking to the Post Office to post a parcel when I noticed a splash of colour on the edge of the road. Not having my camera with me I took out my phone and got as close as I could… Read More Unusual Butterfly
I went on the regular Southampton Common Health Walk this week and we extended the walk to go and see the wild orchids. As you can see they are quite small but beautiful none the less. here are some close ups. and and As you can see there is quite a variety of colouring on… Read More Wild Orchids
In March there was some knitting, some crochet and a small amount of nature photography. I showed you how far I had got with the first baby coat I started and the beginnings of a second one. I fitted in an idea for a bookmark based on my triquetra coaster and, although it is only… Read More Monthly Montage – March
Joining in with Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge.The prompt for this month’s photo challenge is Sunlight. All of these photographs are from the archive. First a water lily and it’s shadow. A rose glowing all the more because of the sunlight. Sun on a spider’s web creating shadows on the grass. and lighting up a cloud.