I’m back from a lovely week away in Grasmere with 7 lovely friends and 2 DH’s.
We have laughed, eaten, stitched, laughed, eaten, stitched, walked, eaten, laughed, photographed, eaten and laughed.

We’ve admired the stunning scenery in the fabulous warm and sunny weather.
(Yes I am talking about the English Lake District in late September – early October). 

 I’ve got some lovely memories, loads of conkers, two pieces of work underway and have got stuck in to learning the idiosyncrasies inherent in the new Bernina software. 


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 This is the hotel.  Our work room (all newly built) is the building on the right hand side.

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The path leads directly into Grasmere and a certain Art Shop.

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Yes, that Art Shop.

One of the best.

Allan Banks

Opposite the hotel is Allan Banks, a unique National Trust Property that has suffered some fire damage and they still have the doors on display.  
Fabulous textures and colours. 

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The view from the house is STUNNING.
When the sun shines in the Lakes it really does have a natural beauty all of its own.

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A walk up the hill …

Gasmere tree

… gives a natural sculpture.

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And another set of textures and colours on this door.

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Couldn’t be in the Lakes without a trip to Keswick and a walk along Lake Derwentwater.

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The work room and my gorgeous, funny, lovely, inspiring friends.

Thank you all for a lovely week. 


2 thoughts on “A week of laughter

  • 06/10/2014 at 12:01 pm

    And a huge thank you to you for setting it all up and getting us all there x

  • 07/10/2014 at 9:30 am

    Looks heavenly. Lovely photos.

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