Thank you so very much for your kindhearted comments on my last post. Some of you had me chortling.
The very good news is that there is hope for Kent dwellers as there now seems to be a new spin on this underrated county. It would appear that my photographs of The Large Blue Door and the Large Stone Wall contributed to depicting a fairytale side of Kent. However I feel it is only right and proper to set you right for - shock horror - these pictures were unintentionally deceptive! They were, in actual fact, taken in my village here in France on my return from England. The splendid door is adjacent to our friendly butcher and the stone wall constitutes part of the local parish church.
I am so glad I have cleared that misunderstanding up.
Let us move on.
This hot and humid morning my husband and I took Little Miss A down the steep hill, past the church, which is locked and peaceful in August as our very pleasing-on-the-eye priest is on leave, and for a walk through the allotments.
Children have such good eyes and sometimes spot details we adults would sadly walk past unwittingly.
Angélique was, for instance, drawn to the raindrops on these splendid greens. We might not have seen those had she not pointed them out. Thank you my dear.
This, however, we all spotted in the neighbouring cabbages!
There is nothing wrong with our eyesight, then ;-)
The strangest thing about this bag is that wherever we wandered it just kept popping up.
Amongst the roses
Infront of the tomatoes.
Even behind the strawberries.
Like it or not it is certainly a most suitable bag for a potager, don't you think?
Angélique squealed excitedly and indicated the little girl in the top righthand corner who seemed to be moving and gesticulating towards the aforementioned greens.
'Have you seen these?', she seemed to be saying.
Oh, my goodness...
And, oh, WOW!
The Madelinetosh fairy had delivered.
Celadon (my favourite of all colours)
Mansfield Garden Party
And because I feel blessed beyond words by these gifts I shall be organising a giveaway this week.
Please pop back soon.
For those who do not believe in fairy tales I should point out that the cross stitch design is by Perrette Samouïloff and the bag is my own pattern. I hope it will be useful for carrying around my next knitting/embroidery project.
Have a fabulous week.