Sunday, 21 June 2015
Happy Fathers Day
There are many reasons to be grateful for my life but top of them must be my parents and my upbringing. To be brought up in a large and loving family where you always felt secure and able to fly - knowing that you were fully supported - is something that every child should have - but sadly do not. Today is the day that we formally recognise the role that our fathers have played in our lives - and mine is a large one. He's the go to person to sort things out and has been a massive support throughout the years. So - thank you Dad - you're the tops and I love you to death xx
Today has also been the kind of day that makes me thankful that I live where I do. I have spent the day sewing in a village hall in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The hall may be falling down but the company and friendship were fantastic. We don't always get as much sewing completed as we may wish to - but there are plenty of laughs throughout the day. We also manage to turn lunch into a full blown affair - today it was steak pie, peas and gravy followed by plum crumble and cream. (For the record I didn't have the crumble - just a humble yoghurt!)
As you can see from the pictures everyone achieved something - my table runner is just some hand sewing away from being finished - and even the drive home was picturesque. Living in the city or towns has advantages, such as access to theatres and shops, but its the countryside that I like to come home to.
So - it was home to a leisurely read of the newspaper, tea and finishing the table runner. If I was to measure my blood pressure right now I suspect that it would reveal a relaxed and thankful person. I hope that you all feel the same.