Archive for April, 2009

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Today I have been mostly

April 23, 2009

Packing. And that does not make for fun pictures. Although I will try to remember to take photos of the flat when we’re all moved in and unpacked. Even though we’re only renting so I can’t decorate everything the way I would like.

In the mean time, here are some pictures from a lovely walk I had with Matt a couple of weeks ago. The first signs of spring were visible and the weather was finally brightening up.

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We followed mysterious paths through woodland most probably inhabited by faries and elves…

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And stopped to admire the handiwork of the locals…

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Before enjoying the view over the fields to the harbour.

We also had a recent visit to the RSPB reserve at Arne on a beautiful evening. I didn’t take many pictures but the changing light as we walked was lovely.

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Wish us luck with the move! I’m sure it will go swimmingly, and I’ll be back with tales of our adventures in our (however temporary) new home soon!

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Busy…

April 18, 2009

There has been a lot happening around here in the last couple of weeks. The Easter holidays are our busiest time for children’s activities at the reserve and Matt and I are moving into a new flat next weekend! It’s very exciting but I haven’t had as much time for blogging as I’d like! I will try to catch up with some of the things we’ve been up to over the next few weeks as I have some nice pictures I want to share.

 

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Some things that have been making me happy today….

Hedgerows adorned in white as the blackthorn comes into blossom

The look of astonishment on a small boy’s face as we explained how tadpoles turn into frogs by growing legs either side of their tail

Matt cooking me Chinese chicken with egg-fried rice

Finally getting a copy of Softies

A visit from my favourite one-eyed dog

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I hope you’re having a nice weekend too!

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Charms!

April 2, 2009

I had a lovely surprise through the letterbox today as the returns had arrived from the charm swap I was in last month. I made these key charms for the swap and the ones I received in return were so beautiful I had to share them.

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Even the packaging was beautiful and original for each one…

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Thanks so much to a truly talented bunch of ladies!