The Weekend

millfete02         This weekend I helped out at my local community centre’s Midsomer Mill Garden Fete. With the theme of Midsummer Murders in mind, I put on my most saccharine sweet flowery dress (no pictures of that, thankfully). millfete01millfete06millfete03millfete04millfete07millfete05millfete08millfete09millfete10millfete11millfete12millfete13To the tunes of The Moodswingers, we sold plants and knitted goods, ate cakes, drank tea, painted faces, blindfolded local police officers (yep – and charged them 20p for it) and generally felt like we lived in a sweet little village. Thanks to Kate and Isabelle for masterminding the day!

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Pot, Plant

Finally! I’ve found some worthy tenants of my Christmas present, three pots made by Aunty Penny. In order of appearance: desert rose (from a cutting – hence the one massive leaf), aloe vera (offspring of our big plant which can’t stop cloning itself) and tiger begonia (also a present from Penny).plants3plants2plants1