It has been a busy couple of weeks but I've made it! School is finished, work parties are done, the Messiah has been sung (sublime!), not to mention carol singing at a carol service and the local shopping centre. I also squeezed in a market stall at Nightcliff markets last Sunday to make up for missing all the craft fairs, it was a last minute decision and I had a lovely laid back morning, thanks to all the people who stopped to chat and buy xmas presents! I finished work on Thursday coughing and sneezing!! So have had a couple of days resting and now feel ready for my holidays...I'm looking forward to doing some baking, lots of walks by the sea, pottering about in the garden (very overgrown after lots of rain), and getting back to my sketchbooks which have been neglected lately...here are my first journal pages since July!
A few weeks ago we had our first pineapple of the season from the garden, I replanted the top of the fruit and the slips (babies) which sometimes grow round the bottom of the fruit. In pots for now, once they get some roots and a bit more growth I'll plant them in the garden, they'll take a couple of years to fruit.
I hope your xmas preparations are going well, ha ha, it's always a bit of a scramble around here!
Swans on the Low Pond
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