Author Archives: Wild Daffodil

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Silent Spring Sunday

amelanchier, dragon willow, blue sky

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Lady Garden

moss, stone, humour, naughty

When it comes to tending the garden

It is purely a matter of taste

Preening and pruning the foliage

Will stop you from  feeling disgraced!

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With a bit of trimming and strimming

You can create a real work of art

Perhaps a Bermuda triangle

Or maybe a cutesy love heart?

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Feeling a little more daring?

How about a smart landing strip?

Or maybe just take the lot off

So, your pubes won’t get caught in your zip?

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Something a little more special

Like a blingy, sparkly vajazzle

That’s sure to tart up the topiary

And give it that old razzle-dazzle!

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However, you keep the lawn tidy

You mustn’t leave it too late

Don’t let it get too unruly

Or no one will enter the gate!

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poem by Judy Martin

art in the garden by Sandra Dorey

 

Here we are again with a very Silly Saturday!

We had such a giggle with this one – I send Judy a photo of what I have created and hope it makes her smile – she sends me back her poem and it makes me laugh out loud.

Do pop over to Judy’s blog to enjoy more laughs and a wry look at life.

Another art piece inspired by Amy Gear, an artist born and working in Shetland.

This a link to Amy’s piece that inspired me – on Instagram

WiP Wednesday

crochet coastal colours

I have been away for a few days and needed a small easy project to take with me, so I made a start on the Coastal Cosy.

Pattern by Lucy of Attic 24 

Thank you for all your helpful input on the colours. As you can see the Pink (Soft Peach went in). I have no idea why I wanted to start with the sky bit, but there we go, I did.

Then on to the sea – but it is looking a bit dark and stormy so I will add in Aster next to cheer it up.

I’m waiting for a yarn delivery and I’m excited to see if Blush will be added to my next ‘sky’ section.

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Silent Sunday

granny and granddaughter

Beach Body

Linking with my cheerful cheeky playmate, Judy Martin,  for another Silly Saturday

 

Some are baggy and saggy

Some are perky and pert

Some are tiny little gnat bites

Some so big that they hurt!

 

Some are flabby and floppy

Some are bouncy double Ds

Some are wrinkled and crinkled

Some hang down to the knees!

 

Some are always kept covered

Some are all over YouTube

Have you guessed what these are yet?

Yes!     A nice pair of boobs!

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pebble art, breasts

 

Poem by Judy Martin

Pebble Art by Sandra Dorey

Inspired by artist Amy Gear and one of the photos she posted in Instagram

We have something a little more risky for you next Saturday!

You have been warned! 😉

Edit:

Judy’s blog is, most deservably, up for an Award and I’m delighted to say so is Wild Daffodil – pop over to Sasha’a Blog and have a look to see all the different categories. You might see one of your favourite blogs there and give them a vote!

 

 

Coastal Cosy Colours

I’m thinking of making another Cosy Blanket using Coastal Colours.

Can you help me decide on the colour palette.

The yarn is Stylecraft Special DK

Colours:

1st Row: Cypress, Cloud Blue, Sherbert, Sage

2nd Row: Sage, Denim, Cream, Storm, Petrol

3rd Row: Camel, Soft Peach, Grey,

Bottom Row: Lincoln, Buttermilk, Silver

With the pink – I’m thinking of soft sunsets over the sea

coastal colours

or without the pink: sand, sea, sky, rocks, sand dunes, cliffs

coastal colours

Wednesday in the Sahara

Marathons des Sables

Photo courtesy of the amazing Marathon des Sables photograhic team, more spectacular photos here

https://www.facebook.com/MarathonDesSables/

My son will run 86.2km today and into the night

See the whole of his team here..

https://www.desertrics.co.uk

They are collectively hoping to raise £104k for Macmillan Cancer Support Nurses, and have raised over £90k so far.

They have all completed three gruelling runs of over 30 km each, been blown to bits by a 2 hour hurricane during the night, scaled mountains, skidded down sand dunes – the adventure of a lifetime. Marathon des Sables

I shall be glued to the GPS tracking and live updates on the website, and the outstanding photographic coverage – and crocheting like mad!!!

Ralph at the finish on Day 2 after 7hours 13minutes and 54 seconds covering 39km

Ralph Dorey, Marathon des Sables 2018

Looking amazingly good!