Hello, my friends. Yes, I’ve been AWOL – again! John was not discharged from hospital until last Tuesday, late afternoon, and to be honest – by the time I had him home, we had sorted out all the medication the hospital had sent him, had a meal, and got him settled back in…. well, yes, the time had gone.
My desk, as you see, shows very little sign of a great deal of activity – and much sign of being a dumping ground. The Christmas present list, my specs, pens and paper, CDs, instructions on how exactly to insert the above photo(!), and a gorgeous Autumn photo on the computer, are all that is going on. The photo of the berries was actually taken one day just down the road from the hospital. The colours were so glorious that I took my camera, parked up and went snap-happy. Also on my desk is an ever increasing number of these lovely lantern boxes. I saw the tonic die set on C&C – so approached my own craft store for them. Took ages for the store to be able to get them – but get them they did! Considerably cheaper than C&C and no postage! They are all coming together and looking great.
And this is a photo to prove hubby and I are still in the land of the living. Here in Britain the Autumn colours have been stupendous this year – so we decided that, as John felt somewhat better, we would go explore them. So yesterday we set off from North Wales and actually crossed the border into England (scary!!), and went for a wonderful day looking at the colours. A treat was in store at Bowness on Windermere, with the local Owl Sanctuary out in force. They had 9 owls there, and this great one was being popped onto people’s wrists for photographs. He was gorgeous,and John really enjoyed the experience. They are just so very soft. Beautiful creatures! And what is more – you learn something new every day! Black eyes mean the owl is nocturnal, orange eyes mean they are awake during the day. Never knew that! Honestly, the colours of Autumn really were glorious, but part of the day was somewhat overclouded, so they look quite muted in the photo!
Close ups were much better!!
So, that’s us at the moment – living day to day, going at John’s pace. If you want to find out quite why I should be showing off my untidy workspace, then go to http://stamping-ground.blogspot.co.uk/ The lovely Julia will explain all about What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday.
Take care, my friends.