Sunday 11 September 2011

Back home

Back from our week's break in North Wales to the usual pile of ironing - well sod that for a game of soldiers, it won't run away, unfortunately.

Had a brilliant, if a bit windy, week in a beautiful cottage with fantastic views down the Conwy river valley.

 The cottage had an open fire, much easier to light than the wood burners we usually get, and we had a pile of logs and a sack of coal, what more could you ask. 

One of the highlights of the week had to be Sunday when we drove the mile into Conwy for a country fair, no craft stuff unfortunately but there was a stand by the North Wales Owl rescue and this beauty.

Isn't she gorgeous?

Sorrel loved the beach at Penmaenmawr just couldn't make her mind up where to dig first.  It was only when I was downloading the photos yesterday that I noticed the shape she had made in the roughened sand.  Looks like an emu to me - what a talented doggy.

Called at Abakhan craft/fabric outlet on the way home for some lace and fabric flower trim and they had demonstrations in the craft building.  Sarah Lawrence of Crafty Notions was there as was a lady doing silk painting.  She showed me how to colour silk in the microwave (not seen this done before) and had some stunning cards so guess what I bought - watch this space.


Anonymous said...

Hi Ann. Pleased to hear you had a great holiday. Super photos. It is a lovely part of the world. The owl is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing. I haven't been to Abakhan Fabrics for years. It is a great place to go.
Regards Florence x

cockney blonde said...

Sorrel is so talented, must take after her Mummy. Will she be getting her own craft room???

JoZart Designs said...

great photos of a holiday well enjoyed. I adore birds of prey so wish I'd been up close to that owl. Penmaenmawr looks busy... NOT!! Wonderful to have it all to your self! Well to Sorrel anyhow!
Love Jo x