It’s actually been two months since I had you over for a cuppa and a chat, February just disappeared in a puff of smoke! Abi welcomes us all, no matter if we miss a month here and there. It’s always good to see you, whenever you have the time to stop by. Come on in, take the weight off your feet and I’ll tell you about my morning.
I went to speak to a local women’s group about paper crafting and showed them how I made the “Card in a Box” above. The hall was large and one or two of the more senior members of the group are a little hard of hearing so they asked me to use a microphone. It was certainly a challenge; stamping with one hand, while I held the mike in the other and explained what I was doing! Scoring and cutting proved impossible, but a very kind lady came to my rescue and held it for me.
After I’d given my talk, I encouraged everyone to come up and have a go at a simple decorated tag. It was then that a lady came over and asked me if I was a local girl. I said that I was, although only recently returned to Dorset after several years living in both Devon and Somerset. She asked, “Did your grandparents live in Z…?” A little taken aback, I said, “Yes.” She asked, “Was their surname H…?” Again, I said, “Yes!” She said, “You look just like your Mum. I went to school with her. Tell her that J… says hello.”
Now, here’s the fun part. J… gave me her phone number and I called in on my Mum on the way home. As I was telling her all about it, the phone rang and you’ve guessed it, it was J…! Too impatient to wait for my Mum to call her, she’d looked her up in the phone book. They’re meeting up for a coffee and a catch up of their own next week. They might need more than one, they haven’t seen each other for nearly sixty years!
Here I am rambling on and I haven’t asked about you. What’s been happening in your little corner of the world this month? If you’ve linked up with Abi, I’ll be round to find out later.
PS Did you spot the semi colon? Perhaps my girl’s early morning homework sank in!