She said that Grandad Hill had made it long ago after the war when furniture was hard to come by. It's nothing special to look at but it is so well made it will outlast me I'm sure!
It makes me think of that lovely shop whenever I see it! I think maybe I am a frustrated craft shop owner.
I can feel a change in the weather, a distinct coolness, a first sign of autumn and Paul, the gardener, said it will be earlier this year. However the garden is putting on a pretty show and the Sedum has been attracting the butterflies. One little Tortoiseshell butterfly, which I think maybe one of the ones my good friend Pat successfully released this week, was seen on it the other day.
Ollie follows me if I venture into the garden but keeps a discreet distance usually hiding behind a bush so that the other cats can't see him , which of course they can but Ollie thinks he's clever which of course he's not !
We went out on the boat a couple of weekends back and as usual I wandered off along the tow path to see what I could spy. The hedgerows were ripe with berries of all descriptions and the afternoon sun brought out the dragonflies and butterflies as seen above. The Peacock landed on the canal on some lilies and then the gatekeeper on the flowers on the towpath .
|a splash of colour in a shady area|