Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The north wind does blow....what a difference a day makes?!

Anyone else get up this morning and want to go back to bed?
It's horrible out there.  Dark and dreich, cold and windy.  What a difference a day makes?
It was beautiful yesterday and Holly and I had a lovely couple of walks along the beach in the sunshine.  Today it's a case of waiting for a gap in the wind and rain.....she's just like me, takes one look outside and then looks up at me as if to say, "well, if you think I'm going out in that, you're very much mistaken!"  Then she reverses back into the house and plonks herself back on her beanbag in front of the fire.  So sensible.
Popped into work this morning for a few hours just to help with the delivery and will be for the rest of the week.  It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
The cards are out and the wrap, plus the little gifts.  I wonder if it will be as crazy as it was last Christmas or is it just because that was my first Christmas?!  Only time will tell.

I was going to share my pots in the garden with you today, I attempted to go out and take photos but the weather is just vile.  The one thing I love about this year is the plants to go in the garden.  I normally don't fill all my pots up, just the ones out the front of the house.  The weather changes, not for the better and you don't seem to get out to enjoy them....that's my excuse! 
I love heathers, pansies and violas but my favourite is the ornamental cabbages like this.....

I think they're fab.  I have mine mixed in with white heather and purple viola this year. 
You've got to have a bit of colour especially when the weather is like it is today.

I had a lovely message on Facebook today from a friend in Inverness Roz to say she has got her November issue of Making cards and she likes my article!  I haven't seen it yet.
I would love to do more work like that, it's really enjoyable and a wee rush when it gets published.  #Excited!
My mum was out today looking for a copy, my biggest supporter. 
Anyway enough of this chat I have 4 birthdays coming up this weekend so need to get my "butt" in gear and get some cards made.  Plus I've got the usual housework and another visit to the opticians later in-between two drumming classes.  It's going to be a busy evening!
Enjoy your "hump" day and more from me tomorrow.  x


Lau W said...

Hello !
it's getting cold here too, the weather changes, autumn is really here now !
My cat will be at home more than usual. Today she was out in the garden, a little sun was here, she loves sun !! Me too !!!!!
Love your shot, very nice colors !
Have a nice cold day brrr !!

Shazza said...

Brrrr! I had to get up at 6am ans switch the heating on in the caravan - got a bit wet loading up the car to come home too. We defo had the best weather the last few days. Will look out for your article x

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Erika, love the cabbages, they look gorgeous.
Really wild here today and so cold, but it is almost mid October, had to come sometime, hugs Kate x

Hazel said...

Love those cabbage roses, they are gorgeous.

Hazel xx