Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Jabs And Consolations

Sonata :

Stand still long enough in this town and you'll become an extra in someone's school project . Today , as I joined the aged and infirm in a queue that snaked right round the doctor's surgery and onto the main road , waiting for a 'flu jab , two young girls slowly panned their camera along our length . Old codgers noticeably brightened under the glow of the lights . What was the subject ? If it was about the Mexican 'Flu , they were a month early ....that's in November ....TWICE . As a diabetic of nearly 40 years standing , I'm used to injections , almost blasè , but the fact that the Mexican 'Flu vaccine involves two jabs , a fortnight apart , galls me . Less than getting the damn 'flu would , though .

Never mind , my heart was lifted by the arrival of Friend's contribution to the Innocent Big Knit and I sent them all off this afternoon . She'd made loads , including this shy charmer , looking sheepish among his beaded , buttoned and bowed companions .



What else has my butterfly brain been caught by this week ?

These somewhat spooky heads waiting in a Collector's Fair for a doll lover/restorer to buy them
and bring them back to life :


My new vintage fabric find


and new buttons ....


always buttons .

5 comments:

pennygj said...

Fabulous button! Is it alone or does it come a set? Flu jabs done and dusted here, now they're telling us it will make us twice as likely to get swine flu...thanks!

Tania said...

So if I swan off to the Doctor guy tomorrow and demand a Swine Flu equivalent, does that mean I'll definitely be stumbling upon a gorgeous button like that on my way home? Cos if it's not definite then I'd rather be a wimp.

laurie said...

holy moly i love your stuff. how did you know?

Exmoorjane said...

Huge thanks for your lovely comment on my blog.....
Love that vintage fabric - and your buttons...

Isabelle said...

How sad about your fox but what a sweet little hedgehog. We hardly ever see them here (Edinburgh).