What a fascinating group of people we are!
A strange old summer: for medical reasons we are not/have not gone away on holiday but have put our trip to Rome/Pompeii on hold until half term all being well (I had a Rome/Pompeii bag all lined up).
We are not boo hoo'ing about it - millions of people on this planet never have a holiday. We have aimed to have a few nice days out instead. If you have read this blog for any length of time you might have guessed that I don't do 'boo hoo'ing' - I have nothing to boo hoo about!
This post is a medley, a meringue, a pottage, a gathering, a collection of bits so far this summer.
I bought this 50s hat with a several others from a car boot a few years ago - for the children really as I have the biggest head in all of the kingdom. I particularly like this embroidery as faces are particularly tricky to master and this one is nicely done I think. This embroidery represents summer!
This is THE macaroon box - for posterity you understand
I supplied the tablecloth and table setting! As per previous post it was necessary to move the china forward a few decades and make it more 'modurhn' for a 14 year old - just about got this right.......gulp.....
Cake close up
Tea close up
Cake top close up
"Don't look and she might go away...."
Back to the china
Not so many insects around in it this year either!
A nice range of bowls....
I leave a few flowers in because they look pretty
and then decant into your original Corona bottles.
You do have some of those don't you?
Crikey I am not sure what we will do if you don't!
A bumper crop this year and no insects there either!
Yet another cake...this was my Victoria Sponge for a Sunday afternoon
It takes years to get it looking lopsided like this
It tasted nice anyway. We enjoyed the first episode of the GBBO - Bronte could not watch poor Ruby and her cake show down
Here is my backup:
Nice fabricos whilst we are at it don't you think? It even has an image of the only car that I hanker after - an Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite (the green car featured)....one day
I have never seen this anywhere else - have you?
Bronte went to Brighton today with a friend of hers so I was thinking of making a 'Brighton Bag'....but could bear to slice into this!
.....we will make do with me back on the beach for now: