Posh salad, crochet circles and a Green Man for Spring

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Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the birdies is?

Spring is springing all around but it is still pretty cold here. The woods are full of  wild flowers and absolutely glorious: fields full of bluebells and even white-bells  as well as oceans of wild garlic scenting the air. This Green Man was rather awe inspiring, presiding over the abundance of flora and fauna in evidence.

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Salads

I have almost stopped making soups and began on the salad feasting of sunnier days. I love a fancy salad with lots of interesting bits not just lettuce, tomato and cucumber! Here we have spinach and basil leaves, sliced avocado and mozzarella, tomato, cucumber, beetroot and pepper with chilli mayo. Lovely.

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Crochet circles

 

I have also, rather naughtily, started another crochet project as it called to me despite all the other UFOs in my baskets. I am not yet sure how large this one will be when complete or where it will end up living but I am enjoying combining the colours at present. I am not enjoying weaving all the ends in so much but it is a necessary evil for something so colourful.

 

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Right must make more circles …. see you soon.

 

 

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About plymouthmaid

Oooh how to decide what are the most important things to say about me? That is hard. Is it what I do for a living? (Teacher of Maths, English and ICT). Is is my age? (nearly 50 boo hoo). Is it my family? (2 grown up lovely girls, an other half, Marley the daft spaniel and the rest of the family to numerous to mention). Is it my many hobbies? (patchwork and quilting, crochet, beading, gardening, cooking, poker, walking, digital scrapbooking, computer forums). You can be the judge as I don't know where this blog will lead as I am totally new to the blogging world but wanted somewhere to post some recipes I am developing..

2 responses »

  1. Love the blanket, all those circles reminds me of those 1950’s illustrations of space and planets and rocket ships! I’ve tried to make a granny square blanket but don’t have the patience! Love the doggie too, is she a Welsh Springer? I’ve got a nutty English one 😉

  2. Hi Cheryl, thanks for your comment. I am just finishing the last few circles today and then the epic task of putting it all together and weaving in the dratted ends. My doggle is a Springer-Collie cross (a Sprollie). Very nutty – before I got him I read up about them and the website I found described the ‘breed’ as ‘adrenaline crossed with speed’ and they were not wrong although he does have mellow moments.

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