waving to blogland friends on a wet Monday morning after a weekend of taking a plant to my Mum, watching rugby on TV and lots of crochet. I finished the piece that I shared last week prior to unravelling a large section – and here is the completed piece - tada
what’s it for, you may wonder? I’m inspired by this cartoon which reminds us of the usefulness of happiness – I need to block it and stiffen it and then I’ll put it on a wall to enjoy and smile at.
My weekend was also filled with thoughts of Vanuatu and the terrible hurricane that caused such destruction. It is a popular holiday spot from New Zealand and I’ve been there 3 times. I loved the friendly people, the fabulous food and the stunning scenery. I went back to look at my photos of my last visit in 2009 – here are some of a village on one of the smaller islands and my hotel cottage in the main city (top left).
Hearing reports that every building has been damaged is hard to comprehend. In my experience they are a resilient and positive people. With an aid operation underway I hope that they can rebuild their houses and economy.
[me on Monday is the brainchild of Sian and she nicely lists other participants each week]