Thank you dear friends and followers for your visits, for your love and prayers for both myself and Freddie. I really appreciate you taking the time to call in, view my artwork and leave such wonderful comments. Sending you all love, hugs and blessings,
Thank you dearest Patti. This award originated in Germany and means Beloved Blog. A wonderful word! I too have so many beloved blogs that I love and follow but time catches up with me and I cannot name them all. So I accept this award with thanks and grace but I think now I must say.. This is now an award free blog.! Thank you all.xx
I cordially invite you to see my pictures on Flickr. Just.click the rose in the box.
My 100 Themes
The Digital Whispers Challenge
This is me!
I am a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. I have two wonderful children and their better halves! Two grandchildren, ditto, and three beautiful great grandchildren.
I am very disabled and spend most of my time in a wheelchair in front of this computer. I'd fade away without it. It's my contact with my friends and the great world wide web!
I am surrounded with most of my family who are very supportive, caring and loving. I am indeed blessed.
The challenge this week on Three Muses is make 3 Moos...those tiny little bookmark shaped things.
I'm not too happy making these...anyway I've made mine Sea Moos and placed the three on a background so I hope that's OK. I'm looking forward to seeing what all the others have made!
I have lived by the sea all my life, the North Sea. A sea of many moods....calm and serene one day and the next, dark and menacing with gigantic waves. I have lain in bed and heard the waves crashing on the shingle banks and in the great flood of '53, it broke all sea defences with a mighty surge, causing untold damage and loss of life. The sea is never to be taken lightly....but always with great respect. My mother's only brother died at sea during the '39-'45 war.
I found this wonderful photo taken in 1900 of two handsome young fishermen from the Faroe islands. I can imagine their life, working every day in all weathers, hauling their nets to feed their families. Not an easy life. So I had to make a collage using their photo and I was pleased with the way it turned out. I hope you like it too, whether you live by the sea or not.
And here are a couple of photos of long ago North Norfolk fishermen. In the top picture you can see their heavy boots. If they fell into the sea, the weight would pull them down straight away. These were the days when the Lifeboat had no engine but mounted the huge waves of a storm rowed by manpower alone to try and rescue a vessel in distress. heroes one and all......
Have a great day, I think Spring has arrived at last!
A couple of sleepy time pictures I've recently made for you today.
I found the images of the sleeping women and built the collages around them.
I've also had a few trips to my doctor recently and he has been trying to sort something out for my pain. He is new to me and I've found him caring and helpful. We tried the patches first but my skin got burned as I reacted badly to them.
Then with a doubled up dose of some I am already on I have found my Fibromyalgia pain diminished somewhat, which is a great help. That is helping me relax more so is very welcoming.
I was having a play the other day. I started with the vintage image of the flapper and enlarged it.
Then I overlaid her with some pretty background paper, added some Photoshop textures and there you are!
I posted her on my Flickr site and I was amazed at the response! Some thought it exquisite!
To me she looked strange and was just an experiment.
So have a play and don't be afraid! You may be pleasantly surprised!
Have a fine day and if you're in the UK keep warm!
Love and hugs
Her sweetheart is off to far away places with strange sounding names. Who knows how long it will be before she sees him again. She must stay home with her sewing and embroidery, hoping to receive a posrcard....... But she will keep in her heart the memory of that last kiss......
Aaaaah....Romance! Those were the days!
I'm off to Chapel this morning...I'm taking the Service with a little help from Algie.
Have a great day, so wishing you all well.
Love and hugs
It's Wednesday...it's the Three Muses Challenge day. This week..Transportation.
For some reason my brain wouldn't function but eventually came up with this.
I think it must be everyone's first mode of transport. Though not in this model!
Everything Googled, my own textures and messing about with artwork and effects etc.
Thank you so much for looking..
Love and Hugs
Here in the UK it is a Bank Holiday. So the cold Easter weekend continues into the week.
So many ways to interpret the challenge this week on Take a Word. Moon....can bring up so many thoughts and memories. I've made a couple of pictures this week and all the images were found on the www. Looking forward to seeing everyone's take on this challenge.
Have a great day. Thanks for your visit and comment.