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27/02/2020

February's photos and stories

February - soggy soggy February,  you have lingered long enough - time to look for brighter skies, less mud and warmer days!
However, until then .... February's words and photos for your perusal :)

Hearts
Folk who've followed my blog for some time will know that every February I used to feature a heart themed post every day for the entire month - and as a result, all year round I would 'have to collect' images of hearts in preparation for the next February. I eventually stopped as I found it it harder to find new and different hearts and stories to go with them. Then, today, while I was searching through my archives I rediscovered a few photos I have never used before - and this one was perfect ' Meet Bob ❤️ Mabel!!

Repair
A hole in a favourite jumper - a repair not to be invisible but to be decorative! I used 'Lancashire's smallest Loom' to fill this hole and two others - one on a sleeve and one near the hem.


Tail
Not my photo - one from Eldest's collection from a university trip to Spain. The students had stopped for a lunch break from an all day flora survey when a cat turned up and was rather hopeful to share in the picnic. I love the way his tail is slinking around that lad's back :)

Key
One summer holiday, we stayed in a cottage, Kyloe Woods, Northumberland and the decor was themed in an American homestead style with lots of painted cast iron features, including this key rack in the kitchen.

Knot
On Thursday I was walking with a friend and we stopped off at a pretty little waterfall. Along the path, growing out of the cliff edge was a mature tree that, over the years, had its roots exposed and undercut by the river. I tried to trace one or two however they were so tangled and knotted together - it seemed impossible.


My own choice
So .... No heavy petting, no bombing and no parking ......

okaaa--aay ....... steps back quietly and leaves before the locals notice I have been there ....



8 comments:

  1. Kate, I love your photos. I too went looking in my old heart folder & also found one I'd not used, also a rock. How quirky is that! Great repair with a colourful slant & you've 2 tails...the cat & that rooster. Your knotted root is fascinating & I also thought of knots in timber, but I showed one recently for Oops. The sign would have to be my favourite. Certainly, boggles the brain - smile!!!
    Thanks for this hunt, take care & huggles.

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  2. Lovely set of photos, I too have a rock somewhere in the garden that has a heart shape in it.

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  3. I love that sign - thank you for the rainy morning smile.
    Haven't cats got a great way of making themselves part of the group - I'm with you lads.
    And I love your knots and keys and hearts but the repair is just beautiful - that trend for visible repairs is making me very happy these days.
    Thanks for this monthly peruse Kate.

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  4. I love all your photos and stories, so interesting and amusing (which is what I need to read and see on yet another soggy day here). I wonder how Bob and Mabel are doing these days... Favourite has to be that sign! x

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  5. Love all your choices, especially that lovely cat's tail and your key holder from the Kyloe cottage is lovely. xx

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  6. That sign is rather curious as to their choices of what not to do! Arilx

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  7. Great selection this month.
    What a sign!

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  8. I love finding hearts, but it's few and far between. Clever repair, makes it original. Sweet kitty! At first I though your knot was some kind of scary animal! No fun going on down that road.

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