Sunday, 1 May 2016

Weekending





Autumn
  • the zinnias are way past their best now, but  the are still providing a fabulous splash of colour to my garden and even the partially dead and dried ones are still attracting lots of monarch butterflies - just not today when I wanted to try and photograph them.

Celebrating
  • Miss B's 14th birthday meant a special birthday dessert - Chocolate Swirl Pavlova
Hexi Making
  • Slowly plodding away - love all the bright colours.  I've made sixty eight, another forty odd to go, I need to cut some more squares
Reading
  • I have just started The Stargazer's Sister, but have been reading  the Kate Daniels Series- this is modern urban fantasy, where magic and technology collide, there are shape shifters, vampires, ghouls , witches and magicians and  normal people .  A very different genre from what I normally read, but I enjoyed them. 
Back to work and school for us all this week as holidays are over,  Hope you all have a great week too.

10 comments:

  1. Your zinnia's are a wonderful splash of colour! That pav looks perfect for the birthday girl. Lovely bright hexies, are you using the fusible, washable pre cut hexie papers?

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  2. That looks like a wonderful Birthday desert best wishes for the Birthday girl.

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  3. Zinnias are my favorite flower. That desert looks so good! Happy Birthday to the birthday girl.

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  4. It's amazing how the zinnias keep on flowering late ...mine are too.
    The design on the top of the pav looks amazing and very appetising...hope she had a good one.

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  5. Your Zinnias are gorgeous Julie. I always enjoy reading your Week ending blog. :-)

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  6. Your hexagons are looking fabulous Julie! Enjoy your first week back at work.

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  7. Hi,
    My son Atticus will turn 14 on May 18th. :-)
    I like zinnias because they do last so long in the garden and can take the weather.
    Carla

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  8. Your hexies are lovely, and gosh that pavlova!! It looks delicious!!! Happy Birthday to your daughter!

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  9. Chocolate swirl pavlova - looks and sounds amazing! Your hexies are coming along well too!

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