Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Spring Finally Came

What an absolutely lovely day it has been today, chilly but still gorgeously blue.

We had a small wander around the village and I obviously had to snap a few photos.

a photograph of a church in the spring sunshine
St Mary the Virgin Church, built between 1152 and 1237
A view of some stained glass window



In these two photos I love that someone has tried to repair the iron railings with a bit of tree branch.



I love this tree, I know I am totally useless but I have no  idea what it is, Yew, maybe?


In the distance through the trees is the Hall of the village; 16th Century, in which William Parker, Lord Monteagle, once lived.

After our short dog walk through the chilly Hertfordshire countryside we went home where I sat and made this.


 A while ago I won a competition on Facebook, and received this.  It is from a company called Hamble & Jemima and it included everything you needed to sew a wash bag/makeup bag.  So I sat down with my trusty old sewing machine and ran it up.  It is fully lined with embellishments and I am so proud of it.  You can see a few more photos on my Facebook page, Things I made.

After a lovely home cooked meal of Maryland Chicken, Sweetcorn Fritters and homemade Barbecue sauce (courtesy of Mums Know Best: The Hairy Bikers' Family Cookbook) we decided to head up to the local Football Field for a bit of this:

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What kind of things have you managed over the Spring Bank Holidays?  Are you planning anything else?

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