When my daughter left home I knew it was going to be a difficult week. I did however find some perverse amusement in taking a photograph of a miserable rusty garden ornament in the rain!
For the past four years I have worked as a casual sales assistant in a fabric store. When I got this job I was in my late 40’s with no recent experience in retail but I did have skills in dressmaking and costuming and a degree in Fashion and Textile design.
For a long time I’ve had a fascination for old items that are imaginatively ‘re-purposed’ for new uses; especially in regards to garden decor. After all, just about anything looks better when combined with greenery!
When my father passed away last year he left us with thousands of books. Most of them were sold and given away but I kept some of the old Penguin and Pelican covers and used them to wallpaper the toilet room walls.
I’m one of these people who buzzes all day. I always have half a dozen projects in my head at any given time and struggle to turn my brain off at night.
Recently I heard the phrase: “Something is only worth what you’re willing to pay for it.” That resonated with me...
Welcome to my first Blog! When the idea of writing a blog was first suggested, I immediately asked ‘why would anybody be interested in what I have to say beyond the realm of fantasy fiction?’