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Monday, 16 June 2008

Monkee Tales

We were lucky enough to be able to get away for the weekend, even tho there could have been a problem with the diesel. We were heading ooop North to see some lovely friends, Rosie, Will and their gorgeous children who we met thru a craft forum.

What was also lovely was that we all went for the day to Burley House. For those who don't know, this is where my real rose petal confetti came from. A cousin works as a restorer in the house and when his son was getting married he asked if he could have some rose petals as they were being pruned. What was left over was sent down for us a week later. The scent of these was amazing...you cannot beat beautiful old tea roses for scent can you? I took a couple of pics of these and I can tell you we were all in scent heaven.





The monkees were in fine fettle. I had to get one some sunnies because he just kept wingeing about the sun.....I don't know...its like having kids again. Tho who is the kid here eh (nice answers only please LOL) Anyway they found a lovely sculpture they insisted on climbing and having their pic taken on just for Aunty Kaz!!!!!





6 comments:

Sue said...

What are those Monkees like!!!
Sue x

Kaz said...

What fab pictures!!! I can't believe that I have been drawn into it though!!

I shall be having words with those monkees!!

GLad you all had so much fun together.

xx

Angelnorth said...

Maybe the scent of the roses made them come over all romantic and this was as close as they could get?! :haha:

Hazel said...

Yay! for the monkeys! Great photos. Glad you had a good time.

tiggertastic said...

Goodness, what stunning photos it takes your breath away.

Sarah x

Rosie (Freycob) said...

And what a large sculpture they found too! ;-)