Friday, 25 May 2012
Apologies for the long silence - I've been doing just about everything except sewing, but I really must crack on. This posting is me telling me just that!!
I had an exciting day on Tuesday, having gone to Buckingham Palace to a garden party with my 3 gardening chums; it's taking me a few days to get into work mode again - that, and the fact that the sun is shining here in England at last. We've been out and about in our little MX5, buzzing round the B roads of Britain looking at gardens and having tea and cake. Bliss, absolute bliss.
The photo is of the rhododendron in my small back garden.
Below: some inspiring photos. I love the portrait of the island in the head of the man. Perhaps he's dreaming about lost youth?? What a fantastic idea to take a bit further. Unfortunately I don't remember where the photo came from, but it's probably from the Artodyssey Blog (link on sidebar).
I didn't realize that they filled in the difficult bits and spaces round furniture, with birds and animals which they'd cut out and stuck on - it was very well done; I gazed for ages and couldn't spot any edges or glue.
at May 25, 2012
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