It's Friday so I'm joining in with Amy
at Love Made my Home for this week's Five on Friday. Click on the link at
the bottom of this post to find others who are joining in too.
My five are a quick selection of random things that have been happening around the house and quite locally this week as we haven't been very far because of the weather, some decorating and the car going in for its annual service and MOT. Just little snapshots of the week really.
1. The Hyacinths I showed you a couple of weeks ago have grown and they are going to be blue, I was hoping that they would be in flower for this Friday but they aren't quite there yet. It won't be long now.
2. Big Garden Birdwatch - I usually take part in this every year at the end of January and this year will be no exception. I have registered with the RSPB who organise this event and as we feed the birds all year we haven't had to make any special provision for them, we just give them extra in very cold weather but it has been quite mild over the last few days so they will just get the usual, buggy sprinkles, sunflower hearts and niger seed, plus the fat balls. I wonder what we will see in our chosen hour this year?
3. New Wallpaper - the small bedroom which we use as a dressing room needed a bit of sprucing up so we spotted some pretty wallpaper in the sale at BandQ - it is now on the walls and looks very fresh and clean. It has been a project to do indoors whilst the weather has been so wet. It is ages since we did any wallpapering as we usually just paint the walls a fairly neutral colour and put the colour and patterns into the soft furnishings and ornaments.
4. A Ramshorn Snail - there were loads of them in the pools at Consall Nature Park when we walked there on Sunday. I commented that it looked like an ammonite because of its flat spiral shell.
5. Chloe - just because she is so photogenic and is nearly twenty years old and still trots across the grass like a little pony. Her brother, is struggling with arthritis in his back legs, high blood pressure and a liver problem, we must cherish him whilst he is still with us. He eats well, sleeps well and ventures out around his ever decreasing territory occasionally and the cats that visit our garden still respect him as the elder statesman of the cat corner we have here.
Have a lovely weekend everyone.