Autumn seems to have arrived at last ,the weather is cooler and the winds are beginning to remove the last leaves.
We had twenty four hours in Brixham , Devon at the weekend and the weather was kind to us, we even had a meal on the outside balcony of a new restaurant in the town.
It was not as unhealthy as it looks ,vegetable pancakes,garlic bread and wonderful fluffy chips.Anyone who knows me will tell you this is a very rare thing for me to do as I really dislike eating out, but there was something about the mild evening,the lights around the harbour and the smell of wood smoke from the wood burner inside ,that made it a great experience.
I did manage to resist dessert
I do think Brixham is so pretty at night.
Saturday morning this ship the Tres Hombres came into the harbour,she is a commercial cargo ship and she bought goods from the Caribbean and will be leaving with ale for Brittany in France.She sails the world delivering goods and relies solely on the wind.
she will be quite at home in the port for a few days as Brixham has several heritage vessels already based there.
These are managed and maintained by willing volunteers
Add Freddy the ferry boat into the mix,and there is always something to see.
Wilson sometimes forgets he weighs 40+ kgs
On the craft front I received a wonderful little INCHIE box from Kalona in the swap she hosted over at milliande
And this is the Twinchie box I sent her which is much more rustic with a seaside theme.
It is made from a felted cashmere jumper,calico and printed muslin.
I can now also post pictures of a journal page I did back in June for a collaborative Journal for Milliande.
Marilyn over at http://lifeartcollide.blogspot.com/ hosted and assembled the Journal on our behalf and this was my page.
Glossy accents added brightness to the eyes
I created it by printing onto calico and stitching this onto card,The face is made using Fimo and before curing I made holes to thread her hair through.The two Tags were cut with my Sizzix and coloured with inks before adding text.These tags were placed in the pocket behind the face.