Welcome back to Sunday Selections!
This once-a- week-meme was originally begun by Kim of Frog Ponds Rock, as a way to showcase some of the many photos we all take, but don't get around to showing on our blogs.
The rules are very simple:-
1. post photos of your choice, old or new, under the Sunday Selections title
2. link back to me, River, somewhere in your post
3. leave me a comment so that I know you've joined in and can come over and see what you've posted.
4. hop on over to Elephant’s Child to see more of her wonderful photos.
Andrew often joins in too.
I usually go with a theme for my Sunday Selections and this week I'm showing you some of my things. most of these photos were taken at my previous home, so some of these things, I no longer have :(
some of my books, several of which are now being enjoyed by other people.
more books, this shelf is long gone however and I miss it. It had a cupboard at one end with glass doors; it used to be part of a kitchen cabinet, close to two metres long.
my favourite roadside find in hard rubbish collection month one year. Only the shade, the base is mine.
One of the lower half circle panels had a small corner missing and was loose from the frame too. It's held on now with a twisty tie.
my Siamese Fighter fish, named Chippy; he died just a couple of months before I moved.
He used to love to sleep in the arm of his statue, before he got too big to fit.
my favourite patterns for knitting baby clothes, mostly matinee jackets with matching bonnets & bootees.
my favourite tablecloth. This used to be bonded to a clear plastic sheet, so it was easy to wipe down. After about seven years, the plastic began to peel off at the corners, so I peeled it off altogether. The fabric is quite thin and doesn't stay in place as well as when it was weighted by the plastic, but I love the colours and pattern.
a tiny feather that decided one day to leave the safety of the quilt and fly on his own. This is a macro shot, the feather was about one and a half centimetres long.
honeysuckle flowers. This is my favourite climbing vine, sadly I don't have one, but one day....
my i-pod speaker dock, it has a great sound and really good volume. I've never yet turned it to full volume, but I can hear it all over the flat. I imagine in a house it would still be audible in every room.
the collection of knitting needles I've had since 1972.
music to sleep/read by. Well, It used to be, I had to move this away from Angel once he learned to get up on there.
my landline phone which used to live in the bedroom, in my previous home, with a second handset in the lounge room. I still have this, but it isn't connected. I use the mobile instead.
look! a tiny, delicate spider eating a fly. Another macro shot, spotted by chance as I was hanging the washing one day.
the old school pens, handles with nibs that could be replaced. Remember these?
Dip the nib in the ink and try not to blot on your work.
a large collage/screen that I made to place in front of the opening between kitchen and lounge of the previous home. This helped to keep the warm in the lounge when the heater was going in winter as there was no door in the opening.
This side of the screen has food photos and always faced the kitchen side.
the lounge room side of the same screen. It is made of magazine pictures pasted on to a large piece of cardboard from the box that held my new fridge.
This side is all flowers and trees etc.
I still have this now, it makes a nice headboard for my bed.
spooning spoons. The new cutlery that was a freedom gift to myself the day after L and I separated.
I have a starry-eyed fan. This is now 14 years old and still working well.
the best t-shirt I ever owned, so comfortable, but can no longer wear because the fabric is so very thin it won't stand another washing. After many, many washings, the picture hasn't faded much.