Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Dearest Mom and Dad
As you know, the last few months have been so sad for us.
We took Squash to the beach for the last time.................(this is an older photo of her - I could not bring myself to take one on the day)

.............and were very fortunate to see a few little turtles helped on their way by the volunteers who check on the unhatched eggs.

I started this crochet project a few weeks ago - it is not turning out quite as I had hoped - but I will just "kill" it with a steam iron and it will be ok.

Can you believe that we have been in Oz for 13 years !!!!

We have not been able to go for long walks because Squash could not join us. So George is enjoying these outings again.

I am trying to work through all my unfinished projects - I chose the wrong day to baste this quilt on the patio - way too windy!

I did have a few helpers who joined me..........

The news from the doctor was not a surprise - seems I have inherited some little issues from you! Thanks MOM!

Once a month Cathy, Margret, Jane and I meet to sew - yeah right, we just drink and chat. But anyway, Cathy had this awesome gate made - web and spider!!

The latch is a spider too!

She also had a very nice table runner on the table.

And has made this truly glorious quilt.

The colours!!!

Cathy's garden is always so pretty.

With a teacup tree flourishing!!

All my love

Saturday, March 7, 2015

No news is bad news...............

Dearest Mom and Dad
Well, the last few weeks have been taken up with Squash - as you know the news is not good. Oh my gosh, how I love that little dog.

Vaughn tried to cheer me up on Valentine's Day.

While sitting with Squash I got a few thing done. Hand quilted a quilt and finished a jumper that has been around for a few years.

I did another trunk show - so I packed up all my goodies.

OH HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY DAY - Jane's daughter got married in New Zealand. Don't they look gorgeous - the bride and Mom??

Vaughn and I decided to go for a walk at the Buderim falls...........

the whole of Buderim thought it was a great idea too.

It was packed.

So, we came home and made some crumpets or pikelets as they are called in Oz.

We then headed off to the beach for a swim.

Sue helped me at the trunkshow - so sweet of her, she packed chocolates and extra water for me.

I came home with some beautiful proteas the other day - and Vaughn added some greenery from the garden. I think he might have a bit too much time on his hands!!

Fiona had a birthday ..............

So we gathered at Mooloolaba and laughed, stuffed our faces and drank wine!!!

All my love