Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Green Lanes

As some of my followers are aware my Other Half is really into Green Laning and Off Roading. The off roading bit done legally at proper Pay and Play sites.

Anyway, last weekend my OH, myself and a couple of other Green Lane enthusiasts, Shane and his lovely fiancée, Louise and their little boy came with us for a recce mission to Mid Wales to check out Strata Florida, Nant y Moch, Happy Valley and Soar y Muynydd. My OH is the area rep for the L200 Owner’s Group and is running a weekend away for them.

So, here are a few photos from our weekend away. :-)

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This is the River Dovey and the Aberdovey Estuary.

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The photos above were taken in Happy Valley and another lane on the way there.

Photos below are Nant y Moch

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The pictures below are Strata Florida Abbey, we have driven past this many times but I’ve never been allowed to stop and look round it before.

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Below, the famous ‘Bomb Hole’, Strata Florida

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Below: Soar y Mynydd

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Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Like Topsy

Well, I can hardly believe my little granddaughter is now just over 6 months old. Where has the time gone? It doesn’t seem like two minutes ago that Robert was phoning me to tell me Anne was in labour. Well, here’s a photo update of Little Miss Giggles.

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It’s very hard to get an in focus photo of Rhiannon as she’s constantly jigging about and rocking from side to side like a little weeble.

Stash Buster Challenge

I have recently set myself a challenge to reduce my fabric stash and here is what I have made so far. (For a longer blog post please go and take a look at my other (fabric related) blog Pink Poodle Quilts.

First up I made a bag. A nice, bright Bella bag.

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Then some placemats for my dad and stepmom.

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Then another set of placemats for my dad and stepmom as the others were too posh for the kitchen and have been promoted to the ‘Dining Room’ lol

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More little stash busting projects are on the go as I type.

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