Happy New Year!
I have started my 2013 jar a la Rachel in her post that I reblogged yesterday, so already I feel like I have ticked something off my list of things to do.
And this picture below, while not looking like much to get excited over, represents the start of my commitment to being tidier and more organised this year.
I had bits of stuff and pots of cuttings all over my little garden and patio, and it was looking really messy and unloved. I dug out two pieces of wood from the garage (rescued from a neighbour’s kitchen-gutting months back) and Rob turned them into shelves for me. The large teapot is a birthday present from Anne, and now houses an ivy plant. The small one was accidentally broken and given to me to use in a mosaic. This obviously never happened, and I think it will look lovely as a planter. It had better.
And, as I shouldn’t need to point out, what’s a patio without disco balls? Right, Lisa?
It’s been almost a year since I started blogging, encouraged by the witty and well-travelled Rowena (Reading and Writing), and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it (sometimes I pretend it’s “work”, hahaha). It has helped me focus on what I do and what I’m trying to do, and led to meeting and being inspired by some talented and wonderful people all over the world. I’ve even had to google some of the places that you guys hail from, so you’ve broadened my education as well – Wisconsin, Mikkeli, Wellington…
Wishing you all good health, happiness, brilliant creative ideas, and many many reasons to get up in the mornings.
To be continued…