Thursday, 30 August 2012
Wednesday, 29 August 2012
Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Monday, 27 August 2012
Sunday, 26 August 2012
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Monday, 20 August 2012
Jacob has been enjoying the garden today. I discovered him reading a book this morning...
He certainly seems very absorbed in it and spent quite a bit of time studying the pictures in detail. I think he must have really enjoyed it as later this afternoon I discovered him sitting on a chair in the garden telling his dog and frog all about it.
Last night I finished knitting another outfit for Chrissy. A pair of leggings and Diamonds are Forever dress, which as actually ended up a bit small for her and is more of a jumper. I might try it on someone else to see if it fits them better.
I really need to try and get to grips with wordpress a bit better. I find it much harder to understand and work out than blogspot which I have been using for years. I guess I just need to set a bit of time aside to work it out. I would like to add pages and proper tags and things...Perhaps I will try and do a bit tomorrow morning if I wake up early again.
Saturday, 18 August 2012
Percival heard that we had a new arrival yesterday and couldn't wait to meet him today.
Hi there Jacob, I see you are dressed for summer! Percival greets Jacob
Yes, I got these shorts given to me today, I think they just got made. Jacob replies.
So what was it like where you came from? Percival asks Jacob. They sit together on the floor and Jacob shyly starts to tell Percival all about his old home.
...and these American Girls arrived and I had to find somewhere else to live. Jacob says sadly.
We've got a small group of American Girls living here. Percival tells Jacob
Jacob starts to look a little worried. Oh I hope I don't have to move again.
Oh don't worry, Percival reassures Jacob. They tend to keep themselves to themselves and tend to do a fair bit of modelling for knitwear. Boys are pretty popular in this house, I shouldn't think you'll be going anywhere.
Jacob is still looking a little worried.
Percival starts thinking about what he can do to make Jacob feel more secure.
He starts to tell Jacob about all the adventures he has heard Henry has been on, and explains, that they will no doubt be taken on adventures as well.
They continue to explore the garden.
This is such a fun garden to play in. Jacob says to Percival
Friday, 17 August 2012
Last week I noticed that Jacob was looking for a new home, wanting to travel further afield, well I had always admired him and his sister, so who was I to refuse his request?
Well he arrived today, oh the excitement! Although I think he was slightly overwhelmed at first from all his travels and indignities of arriving unclothed, although safe and sound with his clothes packed safely beside him along with his teddy and frog. I have to say though that he better be careful Rory doesn't notice the frog, as we all know he is rather a fan of frogs!
Jacob sits quietly while adjusting to daylight after being in a dark travelling box for a week.
He spends some time reassuring his teddy and frog that everything will be okay.
It doesn't take long and Jacob is out exploring the garden.
Even climbing trees! Oh please do be careful up there Jacob!
Hello Mr & Mrs Mouse, how are you today? Jacob asks the resident mouse family.
Thursday, 16 August 2012
I finished another Candy Stripe dress the other day which Chrissy is kindly modelling for me. She really likes these dresses and the fact that they both match her shoes.
I made a little flower to go on the bodice of this one that looks rather sweet.
Almost finished another dress, although a different one this time. Hopefully will post photos in a couple of days.
Sunday, 12 August 2012
While perusing the charity shops the other day I saw a rocking chair made out of clothes pegs. I didn't buy it but thought I would have a go at making one myself. Quite a bit of fun indeed.
I initially thought it would be Hitty sized, but actually it is a bit big for Hitty, however Percival thought it would be ideal for him to sit and ponder in.
Oh yes a great thinking and pondering position indeed!
Can I keep it?
Of course you can Percival.
Thursday, 9 August 2012
I finished the rest of Chrissy's Candy Stripes outfit the other day, and I think she looks really lovely in it.
Chrissy seems very happy it as well.
I have started another, but haven't made a lot of progress yet, will hopefully get some more done this evening.
I thought I would take a photo of the little group that sit on the corner of my computer table.
A right mixed group they are!