Monday, April 18

(Human) Pin Cushion

I just couldn’t resist the allure of this capacious wicker basket this morning while I paid a visit to the village for a blood test appointment ( 3 attempts; I feel like a human pin cushion) …

.not sure how I can hide it before the man of the house returns….I will try and avert his gaze with custard.

Anyway it wasn’t just wicker that took my eye – another Persephone for my collection…and how could I leave the embroidered linen tray cloth when such subtle colours had been used?


All this treasure and I got to enjoy a large cappuccino with Baby mother while we watched the world go by in this glorious weather.

12 comments:

  1. hello! nasty needles...thank goodness you found treats to make up for the pins. and a pretty tremendous trio you have there. i am just smiling at the name. whipple. brilliant! keep enjoying the lovely skies xXx

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  2. You can nevr have too many baskets, it would have been rude not to buy it!!
    H xx

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  3. Thanks to you, I've just discovered Persephone Books -- aren't they, and the publishers, wonderful! Thanks so much for that.

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  4. You really couldn't have left any of those lovely things.

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  5. Enough goodies to counteract the needles, I hope! I love baskets, too.

    Pomona x

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  6. I like the idea of you trying to divert with custard!
    xxx

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  7. One item for each hole in your arm, that seems fair. And if I had to choose one I'd take the basket.

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  8. Avert his eyes with Custard...LOVE THAT! I must try that next time!
    You totally couldn't leave that basket, or the other treats
    Clare
    x

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  9. Good ploy, the custard! What a wonderful basket far to lovely to leave.

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  10. oooh nice goodies! Hope you are all recovered after being used as a pin cushion!

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  11. Ouch - I hope you don't bruise too much! What a fabulous haul. I love baskets, books and embroidered cloths are utterly irresistible. XX

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  12. I'm still with Carmen Callil vis-a-vis the Whipple line, give me Pym anyday ;) love the basket; perfect for picnics...

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