Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Your fault Charlotte.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Saffron's Strawberrypatch lives not far from me and has an amazing collection of Australian pottery. Vicki invited me to her lovely home and trusted me to open her cabinets and touch her precious collections.
Monday, July 21, 2014
The wedding was held at the local Methodist church with the reception at the bride's parents house. There was no honeymoon, they moved straight into a nearby rented cottage.
Remembered with Love.
UPDATE: A family member had a newspaper report of the wedding.
The bridesmaids gown was apricot georgette with cape to match. She carried a bouquet of blue lupins and sweetpeas with tulle and streamers to match.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The mug on the rug is a Saturday bargain from the Salvos. A queen Victoria mug, perfect. The daffodils are from the supermarket and my first bunch of the season.
The rug is expertly made, thank you so much for thinking of me Gina, I won't know which side to use first.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
From LtoR grandson T, son D, MrL, R the father of the 2 grandsons and grandson A.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A tea cosy I knitted is seen in the movie when I pour a cup of tea.
I had a wonderful trip to Canberra and the movie is a 'must see'.
Not because I am in it only for a very short time but because of all the old film footage from 1954. Australia was a different place then and almost the whole population tried to get a glimpse of the Queen somewhere. And the Queen worked so hard to admire everything we had to show. The museum in Canberra has the original Daimler the Queen used in 1954 and is raising money to restore it to it's former glory.
The movie is called "When the Queen Came to Town". I think it is in cinemas this weekend.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Another eBay bargain for my apron collection. I've seen this apron before in black but it went way above my budget. Lady holding a bunch of wildflowers and looking at a kookaburra
Now I might be a star in this movie or my role might have hit the cutting room floor, I will find out next week.
It is now 60 years this year since the Queen first set foot in Australia. The first reigning monarch to do so. The movie was made to celebrate that event and I had a film crew come to my house to interview me and film my collection. I will travel to Canberra next week for the Premiere at the National Museum. After the movie there will be afternoon tea and it is hoped guests will dress in something royal.
No, they won't be sending a stretch limo. or rolling out the red carpet for me and I had to buy my own ticket for the event. My journey will be by coach and train and involves an overnight stay in a hotel.
The movie will be released in cinemas later this month.