Monday, 5 January 2009

It's cold outside....


Spent New Year's eve in Devon, in a cottage upon a hill. Higher up the hill, after a long and cold walk, we found a winter wonderland.

Dozens of small birds took off in flight as we approached. It was fortunate I had completed my warm winter hat! Silk and mohair with an added button in blue and gold.

Remember the buttons I got for my birthday? Yesterday, I rummaged through a button box in a bric a brac shop in Islington (Past Caring, it is called and can be found on Essex Road), and I found a little stash of vintage glass beads that just begged to be teamed up with one of the buttons. So, here is a dash of spring colour to brighten the snowy/slushy gloom outside.

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