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A Bit of Summer Silliness

Thanks to Carolyn at Love-Stitching-Red for tagging me - a first and I'm thrilled out of all proportion! So here goes, 'six silly things that make me happy' are:

1. Summer dog walks (smiling and feeling young - which I'm not).

2. Smelling roses in the gardens I pass.

3. Putting washing on the line and watching it 'set sail' against an endless blue sky.

4. Seasonal fruity desserts - syrupy stewed blackcurrants and frothy gooseberry fool.

5. Sipping ice-cold lager or Cava (Champagne too if I get the chance, of course)!

6. Witnessing the breathtaking clarity of a Western, summer evening sky.

Now, who to tag? Probably should have decided this before starting the post. Some bloggers prefer to remain tag free, so please ignore this should I inadvertently tag YOU. And if you haven't been tagged and want to list your six, then go for it anyway!


  1. Oh you have conjured up, for me, all sorts of beautiful sights, smells and tastes! Lovely!
    See you soon!

  2. Thanks Viv, am really starting to get excited about Home Spun - and so looking forward to seeing what all you clever crafters, makers and magicians are going to bring along!

  3. You have a lovely blog! Thanks for visit and comment on my blog :-)

  4. Hi Gunnel and thanks, you too. Lesley x

  5. I left a comment on here the other day and it's seems to have vanished :-(

    I love the 6 things that make you have chosen some really lovely things :-)

    C x

  6. Lovely, simple, beautiful things. Thank you. x

  7. Thank you for your kind comments but i have to say I am drooling at your gorgeous pics. Your six silly things had me nodding in agreement !

  8. Hi Carol, thanks - yes you left a very nice comment, it's still there on the long post entitled 'Collage two paintings 30 x 60 cm' (below 'Collage more' on July 14).

    Hi Cathy, the simple pleasures are often the best, aren't they? x

  9. Simple pleasures definitely do it for me too! Thanks for recent comments Lesley.

  10. Sally and Bella, thanks for popping in, will be back to visit you both very soon. BFN. Lesley

  11. Ohh a "silly" tag. Thanks very much. I will give this one a go in my next post. Now what do I like that is silly....thinks.

    Love your list Lesley, especially the washing line analogy.

  12. Hi Cathy, will look forward to reading your list - it took me ages to compile some coherent ideas, then, before I knew it there were more than six, which then of course had to be whittled down!! Good luck.

  13. good morning Lesley~!~
    so fun to see your silly things list and i can relate to many of them . . . especially the laundry on the line one~!!~ and then there is the climbing into a bed made with freshly laundered and line dried sheets . . . . mmmmmm.


    btw: thank you for not tagging me, i seem to always drop the ball on these things due to time constraints.

  14. Hi Libby, yes I had an idea that your blog is a 'tag free zone'. So agree about the freshly laundered sheets! BFN. Lesley


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