Well the year is definitely springing along here! I am thankful the cold snap is over. The log store was getting low and, well, it was COLD!
Wheatfen, home of Ted Ellis who was a Norfolk wildlife hero when I was a child.
website along with Autumn workshop dates if you can't get a place this time around. Dragon Hall put on an amazing season of textiles classes and events so it's well worth asking for the full brochure!
There has been stitchery work, a boy sampler for a new baby, always a pleasure to create something for a new little person. It's a very simple piece of work and I greatly enjoyed that simplicity.
I particularly enjoy stitching words. There's a rhythm to it that I find mesmerising.
And outside our cottage Bertha's garden is starting to wake up. There is the promise of a carpet of Spring flowers but so far only the Crocus and Snowdrops have dared show their faces in the sunshine.
Oh yes! I almost forgot! Thank-you all so much for the wonderful replies to the 'Pale and Interesting' giveaway. There were so many good answers that I couldn't possibly choose my one most important thing any more! But we did choose one answer and the winner is Gill, because when I look back over the pictures of the old house, the one thing that tugs at my heartstrings, aside of the view out the window, is my old Aga! Send me your address Gill and I'll send over your prize.