OK, so a little extreme but we can all dream, can't we!!
The last week has been gorgeous on the weather front and its getting hot, hot, hot! Great news for our upcoming outdoor fairs but not so good for hubby who is sweltering in his taxi. Sadly, whilst the older Hackney black cabs are built like tanks they don't have little luxuries like A/C - just extremely hot engines, great for increasing the ambient temperature to that of a large oven! (Mmm, sweaty knees anyone?!) I know the weather is getting better as he now has that classic tell-tale 'brown right arm' from hanging it out of the driver's window! It was great when we used to travel to the US - left hand drive vehicles meant he could try to even it up!
Even the cats have found it too hot to stay out for long - the normally absent-whilever-the-door-remains-open, Blinky has been taking to
I have to admit that I have been suffering too from SKS (sweaty knees syndrome) and am extremely grateful for the large electric fan which resides under my desk!
This has been an extremely busy week - we were at the three-day Cuckoo Spring Fayre last weekend and I had a lot of orders to complete as well as stock to replace before this weekend - and, thanks to a Bank Holiday Monday working at the show, one less day than normal to do it all in! Cue early starts and late finishes but I did it!! Around 90 designs completed in just over 3 days!! (and each has to dry overnight between stage 1 and stage 2 of the process!) I am pleased but knackered!!
I have also added a new section to my website today - Customer Testimonials. We receive such fantastic feedback from customers and it is great to be able to share these with everyone. To view the comments/add your own, please go to www.studiocrafts.net/testimonials/
Sunny days always seem to put everyone in a better mood - isn't it nice to see smiling faces instead of gruff expressions peeking out from under a brolly. Still, I guess it won't be long before the hosepipe bans and general moaning about being too hot will start....
Working Animals & Heavy Horse Show photos courtesy of Weald & Downland Open Air Museum