Saints and Scholars

I am not particularly religious but St Brigid has always held a fascination for me. I think it has to do the promise of Spring. Apart from being the second patron saint of Ireland, St. Brigid is also the patron saint for babies; blacksmiths; boatmen; cattle; chicken farmers; children whose parents are not married; dairymaids; dairy workers; fugitives; infants; mariners; midwives; milk maids; poultry raisers; printing presses; sailors; scholars; travellers; watermen; creativity scholars and poets.(google).  And now www.trouserslips.com I love [...]

Dressing for the Weather

   The weather plays such an important part in our lives.  Last week I was lucky enough to get a week in the sun in Gran Canaria and in the evenings I would sit on my balcony  in my cool full black silk slip with matching black silk  french knickers enjoying a glass of white wine. This photo reminds me of the warm colours of Gran Canaria and there is a little lizard hidden in it too! My friend says [...]