If you stay to the end of this post you may need a cup of tea or coffee!
April saw us travelling to distant lands.
Visiting a National Trust Property.
Doing a Village Fair.
Trips to London and
Trips to the Garden Centre...
Coolings, where I always am inspired.
Potting up tub's, box's and baskets.
Wondering when it is safe to put them in garden.
The weather is true to how Spring used to be when i was small.
Sun, rain and wind, altogether!
This year I am going for White & dark Blue in my baskets.
I always love a little Black too.
And a Daisy here and there to add cheer.
We have done our first Village Fair of the year with more planned.
And that list has found it's way onto the kitchen counter for him to look at!
The lounge is in desperate need of a lick of paint to the walls.
Now is is the fire's fault or the candles ?
Our 'free' days have seen me and my better half visiting villages around Kent and Sussex.
This is Faversham in Kent and what a delightful little town it is.
With much history, lovely houses and cobbled streets.
There a few nice Vintage Shops and Kent Real Ales brewed locally.
So both hubby and I were very happy.
I could not resit snapping this pretty little cottage in the high street.
The Old Market in the village square.
I love these old structures.
If only the wood could speak, what tales it could tell!
The mish mash of styles look perfect together.
Yet when i see this in a modern suburbia I hate it!
This is the plaque on the cottage shown above.
He must have loved his retirement!
A trip with youngest girl to St Thomas Hospital meant...
Shopping !!! All Day !! and Lunch !
Gorgeous Shops for Girly Girls.
Without researching this....if Mr Boris is responsible for doing this new road in Covent Garden...
I love You Boris...
I Hate Tarmac !
Saw this staircase in one of the Covent Garden Shops.
I had to snap it.
I Love this too.
And ooh...love this dress...
but it seems to only come in two sizes.
XXS and XS
Onto the Tube at Covent Garden and onto Nottiing Hill....
and Portabello Road....to a very special Vintage Shop.
Where I was only supposed to be looking....
But I find that hard....
I love Coco Channel...
I will show you what I bought soon...
Once I have broken the bad news to Hubby!
At long last we made a trip to
The Red House.
Art's & Crafts.
And William Morris.
Love to see well pruned plants growing around windows.
Well I have to say I didn't Love It!
I thought I would as I do love Art's & Craft's.
But, I found it well...not pleasing to the eye.
Maybe I am more of a Georgian Loving Gal after all.
And Spring Weddings.
My eldest daughter and her little men.
My friend Loraine.
The dancing queens !
The dancing queens !
The flowers were simply gorgeous.
And so was the Bride and her little Flower Girl.
Talking of gorgeous.
We took took our family on their first Cruise.
To the Caribbean.
It was everything and more that we had wished for.
Just so you know who is talking to you!
A rare sight is me in front of the camera as I am normally the one taking the photo's.
And Katie to the left and Johanna to the right.
The dressing up was fun.
Katie & Paul.
And Johanna & Steve.
Fin, the little terror!
with Jude sitting by the pool.
Hardly saw Jude, all he wanted to do was go the
It was very special for Hubby and me to have our family with us.
A very special time for us all.
A nice quiet moment.
Our meeting place for a pre dinner drink.
Well that was a bit of a mixed bag.
And as you can now see, I certainly pack it in.
I hope you enjoyed our little chat.
Lots of Love