Friday, 10 November 2017

Here & Now

Loving // All the Dietes Grandiflora that are bursting into bloom , and other small signs of change in the garden- buds, berries, bright green growth.  

Eating // Fresh asparagus, fat juicy strawberries (not from my garden unfortunately)

Drinking // Bubbles - cos I celebrated a birthday recently.

Feeling // Proud, nervous and excited for Miss B, she acheived some fabulous results at school, and is about to start her NCEA exams next week. My little girl is growing up.

Making // Plans and progress -  new pillows for my bedroom - pretty Liberty, Essex linen and Kaffe Fassett shot cottons

Thinking // That Christmas is pretty close now and I really need to do some shopping

Dreaming //Of a few days lying on a sunny beach, I'm so over cold windy days.  Not feeling like spring here.

Linking to Here & Now at Say Little Hen


  1. Everything is looking so colourful in the gardens right now. we are also enjoying asparagus too. pretty cushions in the making. Happy weekend to you........not sure how sunny or warm it's going to be.

  2. Lovely post Julie! Mouthwatering produce, new fabrics, garden pics - the fact that Christmas is so near is a worry! Hope you enjoyed the bubbles!!
    Good luck to Miss B for her exams!

  3. Yes, very pretty Liberties! Good luck to your daughter, don't they grow up so fast!

  4. Good news and beautiful flowers and fabrics.
    Lying on a sunny beach does sound delightful.

  5. Your Liberty fabrics are gorgeous Julie. I hope some of our beautiful weather comes your way! We’ve had a wonderful weekend. I picked some roses yesterday...Spring flowers are the best!

  6. Look at all those pretty flowers in your garden! So lovely. It's super windy here too, which I do not appreciate at all, but I'm grateful for some cooler weather, however weird it might be for November :-)
    Happy belated birthday, too!

    Sarah x

  7. Your cushions are going to be lovely, Julie. I love the fabric colours! I bought a few linen tea towels recently at an antique shop, the kind that are touristy keepsakes, because I want to make my Mum a few cushion covers for the outdoor chairs on her little patio. I haven't ever sewn cushions before so will hopefully work out. Meg:)

  8. lovely fabric. I was so nervous for my year 11 and his first NCEA exam this morning. All went well he says.

  9. Happy belated birthday wishes and congrats to Miss B in her results.

  10. though I am happy about fall where I live, I am a bit jealous of having fresh juicy strawberries.

  11. Hi,
    I love the photos. I too need to start thinking about Christmas shopping and making.

  12. Happy belated birthday, Julie! There are no fat juicy fresh strawberries for bubbly snacks in my garden yet either, any my plants are quite a ways behind yours right now. Lots of promise though! Looks like you have a delicious December ahead. :)


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