Crafting, fun and friendship

Crafting, fun and friendship

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

WHERE IS YOUR WORKDESK WEDNESDAY??




50 not out.......

Thank you everyone for my birthday wishes - I had the BEST day, was thoroughly spoilt with prezzies and an amazing lunch - it simply could not have been better!!  

I'm posting this from my holiday home...when I say 'my', I have to own up and say we've just rented for the week!!  Although, I would dearly love to own this converted barn, it's been so beautifully done out.  It's near Monmouth, so we've had some great days out exploring this lovely part of the UK.  My family have been staying to help me celebrate my Big Birthday and Mr and Mrs Dunnit are coming over too - hurrah!!
  
Anyhow, I was inspired to knit again after seeing some lovely wool on the blogs, so here is my knitting bag on the doorstep......

And here it is by the gorgeous window in the hall.  If I lived here, I'd have to have window seat cushions and then I'd never move from the spot again !! :D xx


 And here it is by the back field, complete with view over to Llangarron.  There is a brook at the bottom of the field from which my OH and Son No 2 are attempting to remove some trout.  So that'll be a trip to Ross on Wye for our tea then!!  

Thank you, Sam, for the shopping heads-up!!  Doughty's was fabby-licious :) 

Have a good crafting week everyone!!

37 comments:

  1. Sounds like youre having a fab time in a beautiful part of the country :-) Enjoy every minute.
    A x

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  2. I'm impressed with the beauty of your country. This barn is beautifully done, too. Looks like your trip is filled with lots of beautiful memories, country views, and well wishers. I'm certainly one of them. Now that I've wished you a belated happy birthday, I can head for bed. After all, it's early morning nighttime here!

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  3. Oh what a beautiful spot, Happy Knitting, Thanks for sharing

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  4. Looks like you are enjoying your holiday - the cottage looks fantastic.

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  5. I love the travelling bag! That is a beautiful barn! ...heck it puts shame to my usual mental image of one! Hope the menfolk had luck with the trout (we fish the trout farm to ensure a catch). Hope the un-birthday tea was good as well! -Amanda

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  6. Glad you are having a lovely time and in such a beautiful spot too. Know what you mean about a window seat. Went to a friends the other day (first visit) and she has this amazing bay window seat, with cushions, and a view of the sand dunes. I could have sat there forever with a good book.
    Thanks for sharing your desk - hugs, Neet #5

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  7. Happy birthday. Place looks fab, enjoy your knitting. Can't wait to see what you make

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  8. Hope you had a fabulous birthday and you're enjoying your holiday.
    luv
    Debby

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  9. Oooh what a lovely place to spend a week away in, sounds like you're having a lovely time. Had to laugh when I saw your knitting bag "by the window" the grand scale of that window makes your knitting bag look like a thimble :o) enjoy the rest of your week. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. What a lovely place for a holiday:) Looks like it's your wool that is roving this week!!Wishing you a belated Happy Birthday xx

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  11. Wow what a beautiful place ...I'd never want to leave ...and I agree a window seat would be perfect there... have a good time with JD.xx

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  12. ROFL - I once took pics like that with a garden gnome wearing combat fatigues.... don't ask....

    Lovely pictures, what a fab place for a hol! Happy Happy Birthday hun! Text me willya - I've mislaid the scrap we swapped at Burbage... oops....

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  13. Vacation - yay! Mine is next week. No time for crafting on my vacation though as my stepson is getting married so we'll be busy, busy.

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  14. Looks like a great place for a 40/10 birthday and lovely to share it with your family.
    Love JoZarty x

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  15. Oh wow that just sounds lovely. Happy belated birthday. Kim

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  16. Oh Jan I am green with envy at the holiday home!!!

    I hope you had a good birthday x x

    Will send you measurements this week.

    laura x x x

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  17. Holy Schmoly - you must be on a movie set right? That is breathtaking. I'm w/you on the window seats. I'd be daydreaming the day long...does look like a great place to knit, oh I'm getting a visual now. Happy Bday you young one you. (It's all in the perspective)

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  18. Glad you had a lovely birthday:-D
    Thanks for sharing
    :-D
    Lisa
    #59

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  19. It looks wonderful down there - have a fab time. x Jo

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  20. own up - you took the knitting bag every where - and how much has your garment grown????

    Sorry I missed the Big One, belated happyness to you,

    dxxx

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  21. My pleasure, Jan for the shopping tips! Glad to have helped.
    Glad to hear you have had a fabby time and hasn't the weather been gorgeous!
    When will we get to see the contents of the knitting bag?

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  22. This looks like a fantastic place having your holiday. And what a beautiful vieuw. This is a perfect place for getting new inspiration. Hope you have a wonderful time with lots of knitting.
    Franka

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  23. Hi there Lunch lady Jan, wow the big 50 - heard about it of course (and "the Hawaii Five O"), so you can guess where I heard - and glad it is such a happy and very memorable one for you. I pray it blesses your heart with many happy memories to come.
    Lovely views and can see why you love it so, we would all want o come and visit you!
    Thanks for sharing, Happy Birthday and happy WOYWW! Shaz in Oz.x

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  24. I think that knitting bag is there just to pull the wool over our eyes!! Great location. Have a great rest of the week. Hugs Mrs A.

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  25. Congrats on your birthday and have a lovely vacation!It defenitely looks pretty out there.

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  26. Wow that place looks fabulous I too would have a window seat.
    Erika.

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  27. Awesome house!!!
    Glad you are enjoying your vacation.

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  28. Hi Lunch Lady Jan!

    I am so envious of your "home away" for the week. BEAUTIFUL!!!

    Happy WOYWW!
    Sheena B #114

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  29. Oh, my...how absolutely gorgeous! Happy belated birthday! #76

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  30. what a great looking place to be at. Have a great day.

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  31. Happy Hawaii as Julia put it. Thank you for sharing your beautiful pictures and I can see why you would want to own it...gorgeous! Happy WOYWW ;D

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  32. Great photos.....What a pieceful place. thanks for sharing the photos....enjoy your week. Oh, I took your advise....I went and crafted with friends :-) Housework will wait!

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  33. And a big happy birthday to you. Love the travelling knitting bag.

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  34. happy birthday. what a great place to take a holiday. please take more pics of the restored barn before you leave. it looks like a fantastic place to stay. beautiful country side.

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  35. A lovely made over barn! Glad to see your knitting kit is also enjoying all of the beautiful country side. #92

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  36. Happy Birthday! Celebrated my 50th in Norwich several years ago and my friends gave me an awesome garden party and chocolate cake! Lovely pictures of the country side. ours is burnt and parched from all the heat here. I just dug out my knitting again. These girls definitely lead you to try/do more. Sorry I am so late getting around but once again life has interfered with what I want to do! Thanks for sharing. Vickie

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  37. Belated birthday wishes to you - my 50th was my best birthday ever, a great age to reach, just wish I could have stopped there :) Your knitting bag seems to like the limelight so I expect we'll see it/her(?) again in the future. Vickie, our Okienurse, doesn't have to worry about being late getting around - I'm later still. Elizabeth x #73

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