Saturday, 3 July 2010
I have been wondering why I have felt the need to journal on paper again. I thought at first it was extremes of weather that prompted it as it's either a summer or deepest winter activity for me. This time though I realize that it's about capturing the moment as things happen so fast at this time of year.
I have to try to make some time to sit and look. To notice the tiny beetles and frantically furious bees clambering amongst the blooms. To appreciate the speed of growth of the beautiful curling tendrils on the sweat peas and drink in the heady scent of the roses.
I am particularly looking forward to Jude Hill's Patchwork Beasts online workshop starting 15th July, but hope I can manage to participate reasonably fully whilst away with my family.
Tomorrow is the village fete and I will probably be inspired to make bunting after it! My mother-in-law has just made some fabulous bunting in pink and green for a friend who was having a party. I may make some for around my allotment shed ... or is that just a little too frivolous?