Long weekend

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Good morning! I’m feeling pretty cheerful this morning because even though it’s Saturday it is the second day of my weekend! And I still have two whole days to go! (Can you tell that I’m really quite excited about having a long weekend?!)

I had a lovely day yesterday. I spent the morning at an open day/fair hosted by able2achieve, an organisation which supports those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.Β (The website is being updated at the moment, but there is still a little information about what they do. Be warned though, it will start to talk to you after a few seconds! It made me jump as I had the volume turned up loud!!) A friend of mine goes there twice a week, so she gave us the grand tour. It’s based at a farm, so there were several animals involved. There were guinea pigs and some giant rabbits which I forgot to take photos of, but were very cute. There were also some lovely, fluffy ducklings…

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…two turkeys…

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…a couple of sheep (which, according to the 4-year old in our group, weren’t proper sheep because they weren’t white!)…

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…and several hairy pigs!

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There was one very tiny piglet, only two weeks old – you may just about be able to make him out in this picture.

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I then spend a very relaxing afternoon with my yarn and hook making the next item which will be included in my giveaway. Can you guess what it is?

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I’ve been using Lucy’s Summer Garden Granny Square pattern – so pretty!

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And now I’m looking out of the window at the unexpected sunshine (rain was predicted but has already blown overΒ – hurrah!) and have just made lunch plans with a friend, so day 2 of the weekend is off to a good start. I will also have the chance to take pictures of the blanket I know you’ve just been dying to see, so hopefully I’ll be able to post those either later today or perhaps tomorrow.

Have a lovely Saturday everyone!

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7 responses »

  1. Laura,

    I love the photos of the farm animals and of course I love the granny squares. I’m not sure what you are making with them but a pillow would be pretty. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful 2 1/2 more days away from work.

    Love and Hugs, Tamara

  2. Love those turkeys, very handsome boys. Are the circles for a garland? Or a present for me, at the very least? I love them!
    Enjoy your long weekend, pity there aren’t more of them, hey?!

  3. Happy May Bank Holiday Weekend!!!!!!!!!!!! I am looking forward to Monday the most as I get a wonderful late morning that day with no school run and packed lunches to do.

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