Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Mid-August ALREADY

Last week we were swimming in the sea and planning to do it each day but this is England and you can't make sunny plans. The wind and rain have been lashing at the windows and the Charity Christmas card catalogues are dropping on the doormat. I wish they wouldn't be in such a hurry to move us on to the next season. Slow down it's Summer.
It has been a tremendous year for figs and I made four kilos of jam yesterday and have enough figs to make forty kilos more. I would if I were not so busy making my bags. Cutting, printing, stitching -
and everyday someone somewhere in the world opens a package and writes to say how much they love their bag. They don't have to do that and it makes me feel very lucky. And maybe next week the sun will return and I'll go back in the sea.

1 comment:

Donna said...

I'm not surprised people love their packages they receive from you Sally, your bags are delicious! We spoke by email before, you found me on the CL website and we spoke about vintage fabrics. Love the photo of you at Glastonbury. Look at all that mud though!!

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