To my amazement, I'm still in shock really, I was chosen and John Foster is now crossing the ocean. I can't wait to start stitching on it, my rotation will definitely have to be changed. Thank you Marsha x
Although Tuesday was Pancake Day I did not have time to make any as DH and I went to De Montford Hall to see Richard and Adam. They were in Britain's Got Talent last year and are amazing singers. To everyone's surprise their Dad joined them on stage and the trio sang ' Bring Him Home' from Les Miserables - it was stunning, such a moving rendition. The video below is their audition piece for BGT - they are good :)
Stitching wise I have finished the Spring item for the Four Season's Exchange on Needlecraft Haven - we could stitch anything on the theme of spring so I stitched a ............. sorry you'll have to wait a while. It's all ready to post :)
I have started my next house on the table cloth - Santa's House. It doesn't actually look much but it is over one so takes quite a while. So far I have done the heading and the tree trunk - a little more this Wednesday.
I have been busy in the kitchen, making my welsh cakes and bread for St David's Day, and cooking profiteroles for last night's meal as friends came over. This week I have no main cooking themes but I do want to practice a scone recipe I've seen and a week tomorrow is St Patrick's Day so I'll be busy then.
Today was the first really sunny day to DH and I took our first 'topless' trip in our new Street car - we popped over to MIL's as it's a nice country ride. It was lovely hearing the birds and feeling the sun on us as we drove along. It wasn't too windy and my hair did not get blown all over. We're both looking forward to many more topless trips.
That's all my news for today - I'm sorry it doesn't have much stitching in. I'll be blogging again tomorrow or Tuesday as we have some very exciting news which I can tell from 7am in the morning - keeping quiet has been so hard but only a few hours to go :)
NEWS: I can finally say - Philippa has been chosen to carry the Queen's Baton for the Commonwealth Games when it travels through Wales :-)