4 Seasons Weekend….

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The end to this week and the weekend has been one of those where a lot happens, but not a lot happens if that makes sense. After Fridays shop update for Marley & Lockyer, which was a huge success (thank you to all), I had enough time to a little re arranging and I have been wanting to move this painting of  Thomas Lawrence’s: The Red Boy (Charles William Lambton), 1825 some where out of the studio where it was propped against the wall. Here it is…for now.

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One exciting thing that did happen was our hand made, pure linen sheets arrived from Europe. But first….

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they had to go into a warm wash with softener to relax the fibers…in the wind and the sun

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while they dried, me and the boys went off to our local nursery and picked up this Ash tree for our front yard ‘renovation’. It is taller than I am which is not hard

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It has such wonderful leaves and is already starting turn its yellow, orange and red Autumnal colours. It is only in this spot while I get the ground ready for planting.

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Before that happened, I had to get some shop orders sorted and unpack/pack the kiln again

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…and got started on the shop orders from the week. My new little necklace packaging boxes have been a hit. They are all hand  cut, folded and made by my dear friend Joelee and suit my brand so well. Thanks again Joelee x

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All day I had in my head and written on my hand that Earth Hour was on last night. Did you switch off for the hour?

We did…in the studio…

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…and through the house…any excuse for candles really.

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We stayed up for so long last night and I could not wait to climb into those linen sheets…they will soften more and more with each wash and I can not wait for that, so I think I will just wash them for a few days in a row…impatient, I know.

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All weekend it has poured and on Friday, our Neighbours trampoline was perched on our 6 foot fence with the crazy winds we have had!

This is what we woke to this morning…heavy rain and winds-again, which I didn’t mind as we desperately need the rain. It was nice to lay on those sheets and hear that rain on our tin roof- Heaven. It also meant, the planting of the Ash tree had to be pt on hold.

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I really wanted to plant that out here in our -looking very bare at the moment- front yard. We pulled so much out and I don’t like looking at it at the moment.

So, Mic and I packed up the boys and headed off for the day. It was nice to get out a scarf, slouchy beanie and cardi for a change. While we were out, the weather changed a few times…sun, pouring rain, super windy lucky for the beanie and back again. We went from this, to….

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this. This is Mic’s Parents property, just down the road from us, which has an amazing view of the valley

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It was nice to see the sun come out for a while when the Horses were being fed. I plan on an early night tonight…on those sheets! I hope your weekend was a wonderful one.

Ness xx

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