Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Oh boy oh boy oh BOY

Chrissy's BFF is Phil, and Phil's special lady is Kylie. Before I met them, Chris said "Phil and Kylie are perfect together cos they both love to throw a footy and play beach cricket".

He must have been right, because on Saturday Phil and Kylie are getting MARRIED.

And guess who is making the bouquets, buttonholes and corsages? Yep Yours Truly. And guess what will be included in these bouquets, buttonholes and corsages? Yes that's right these very freesias.

More on the flowers, the couple and the big day to come. Eeeep! I love a wedding!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

I am... fantastico.

Not me, der-brains, the rooster! He's obviously king of all the chickens.

We took Kai and Liesie to the Easter Show on the weekend. Made me want to be a farmer and have lots of fancy chooks, goats, cows... that kind of thing. The kids were extremely well behaved while we dragged them round all the animal sheds...

"Scuse me Aunty Claire, after this can we do something other than look at animals?"

We packed our own food, probably saved us $60 or more. Kept us away from dagwood dogs.

The floral displays were... disappointing. It's all too old school, man. You guys need to lighten up a little, let the flowers do their own thing.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Sunset, Mum's place

Mum's house faces west and is a bit elevated, which means v. impressive sunset views. The Moroccan light thing looked so awesome at about 5pm yesterday. It's probably made of ***super sparkly magic diamonds***.

Oh and that's Mr. Tim. He also looks magnificent, if slightly out of focus, at dusk.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Beach Pants

My favourite thing to do is take Lockie for a walk on the beach. He looks pretty thoughtful here, but beach-time is usually sUpEr CrAzY tImE!!!

See how he blends into the sandstone on Gunyah? He is a master of disguise. Also please note the flappy ears. They kill me.

The only thing I would rather do than go for a walk with Lockie on the beach is go for a walk with Chris and Lockie on the beach. That's my idea of heaven.

Monday, April 11, 2011

I'm still here

It's just been a very busy week. Working, playing with flowers... more and more they are the same thing, which is tremendous.

I've not taken many photos worth sharing, lately, although the autumn leaves and light have been stunning. Autumn is my fave season, for sure.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Lady bachelor yep that's me

Chrissy has been away for work, leaving Lockie and I with the house to ourselves. I'm too lazy to cook a proper meal just for me, so breakfast, lunch and dinner have revolved around toast and/or poached eggs. For example: toast with avocado, poached eggs on toast, poached eggs on toast with mushies, toast with tomato and goat's fetta, poached eggs on toast with leek etc. etc.

For anyone who is scared of poaching eggies, it's much easier to use fresh ones so my advice to you is to get a chook.

With Chris gone I have also been consuming an inordinate amount of coffee (a crutch?). I make little plunger after little plunger. Maybe not that healthy but better coffee than gin or vodka. I like White Horse coffee. It's very, very good.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Surprisingly matchy

Look at Mr. Gnome, hiding behind the Spanish moss. I think he's a spy. He has a snowy white beard and a shiny red hat, set off nicely by Chrissy's woodchip mulch and our juicy green grass.

And aren't these gardenias lovely. They smell delicious. Why... they are snowy white like Mr. Gnome's beard! And those roses, the same colour as his hat! Some beautiful magnolia foliage (green and brown - !!!) will look splendid in a bunch with these roses.

So, I'm cheerful again. Obv. Gotta stop fighting fatigue with sugar, pretty sure that's what's getting me down.