And Happy February!
This last week has brought with very type of weather; snow, winds, thunder and lightening (which i have never ever seen when when the ground is covered in snow..i'm still not quite sure how that happened!), rain, and today..beautiful February sunshine. It brings it all back when you find yourself uploading photos of the farm covered in snow at the same time of pictures of grassy fields and sunshine!
It's not surprising that as a nation we spend so much time talking about the weather..there is always so much of it to talk about!
Thephots above tell this weeks story much better than my words ever can but here's a quick summary....
goats in the garden!!!
I went outside to get the post and found 2 beautiful, friendly.....and extremely smelly (really they smell so much..you don't even have to be that close!) unexpected visitors! They had decided to leave the neighbours field in search of greener more pleasant lands and ended up in our garden! They must have found something they liked becuase even though the snow has all now gone..the goats haven't!!
Due to the weather (yes i mentioned it again but...!) ,over the past couple of weeks i have found myself spending long hours in front of the computer improving and expanding the website and learning how to use twitter! The brilliant consequence of this is that we now have many more local artists showcasing their work on the site. I'm stunned by the varied and immense talent that surrounds us, and you never even see it...but now you can!
Please visit our online craft pages to have a look at their work, find out all about them and what they do...and then visit their sites to buy wonderful pieces of art , craft and jewellery! :-)
...and then tell everyone you know about it! :-)
You can see some examples of their work on the slideshow above :-)
Also if any one wishes to add their work to the site, or knows of anyone that would, please get in touch, the more of us the merrier :-)
My snow painting :-) ....
At the end of the last blog i mentioned that i was about to start a painting, and I did! :-)
There is a picture of it above, i loved doing it, my first painting on a canvas for 20 years :-)...totally inspired by all the wonderful creative people i am now in touch with (thank you all so much! ) :-)
....i'm now working on some upcycled pendants for the craft shop made from old magazines....pictures next week :-)
and today i took a sunny walk around the farm with my camera and captured some beautiful things; stunning February skies, delicate seed heads, a huge badger hole ....and an ever faithful hound :-)
Have a wonderful week everyone, and thank you all so much for reading :-)
my very best wishes xxx