Tuesday, 20 April 2010

On Hold

With preparations for the Vintage and Handmade fair reaching manic stage, everything else is on hold.  Housework, gardening (not that I do much of that really), even blogging have taken a back seat as a I gather, sort, clean, arrange, price, pack and panic!

So, a very short post, this is a hyacinth I bought a couple of weeks ago, I was excited to find an orange one, looked forward to flame coloured blooms and even went to the trouble of potting it in a basket with an orange trim. 

I thought it was too good to be true and sure enough it wasn't orange, not even apricot, just a pale pinky peach.  It still looked pretty though and did smell nice for a few days, then it  began to stink and had to be removed to the garden.

Not sure if I'll post again before the fair, less than 2 weeks now, but hope to see you there!


  1. Really looking forward to it! The Christmas one was fab so I can't wait to see what's on offer this year!

  2. I don't live near enough for the fair I'm afraid, I hope all goes well. Hyacinth's are so pretty, aren't they...

  3. Looking forward to seeing you at the fair..I still have so much to do though!!

  4. Lucy I'm sure it will be perfect on Saturday. Can't wait to see you again,

    Victoria x

  5. I love readding, and thanks for your artical. ........................................

  6. so looking forward to this...see you there x

  7. I really like that hyacinth! It looks very pretty, and just the part in the basket. x


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