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23 September 2013

Weekend in Warwickshire....

... teaching workshops at Pink Tulip Creations ... such a fun weekend with lively groups of 16/17 inky painty peeps - they might not have been inky painty when they arrived, but they were by the time they left!


Learning about Fresco Finish paints, including the yummy new colours! and creating a canvas (full photo is here)...
It was a great weekend - the shop was full of lovely stock, nice airy classroom area... and lovely people - thank you Sheila and the team!  Look forward to seeing you all again in October!
Brace yourselves- I'm bringing Christmas!!!

On the way to dinner I saw some 'proper' gypsies camped at the side of the road - Romany Gypsies with round topped wood caravans - and countless ponies (all in v good condition) - that was a treat for me to see but apparently quite common in and around Warwickshire ... its times like that I realise what a townie I am!  Our 'gypsies/travellers' in Essex come with 4x4s and permanent caravans! Not quite the same thing!

I have also rethought my relationship with the satnav - we were getting on well... until on the way home it took me OVER the M40 (the motorway I arrived in Warks on) and across the country to the M1!! and its queues of traffic!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHY! WHY WHY WHY!!  stupid machine! lol  but I was home in time for Downton Abbey so that's OK! lol  (so, Downton Abbey - anyone else spend most of the episode trying to remember what had happened to everyone at the end of the last series? lol no, just me and mrjofy then! lol)

5 comments:

  1. Looks very, very lovely x

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  2. I love the glimpse I can see of your canvas! wish I would live close by, I would follow this workshop! Hugs.

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  3. Love the canvas!! Glad you had a good weekend (satnav excluded) and I am sure your ladies did too... I was ever so slightly disappointed by the first episode of Downton... but maybe it'll get better!

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  4. OMG! Has the next series started in the UK

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  5. Glad you made it for Downtown Abbey!! Lucky girl--here in Missouri, USA, we have a l-o-n-g wait for it to start--January 5, 2014 !!!
    I just got my first order of your stamps--can't wait to play.

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