Where does the time go? I can't believe it has been so long since my last blog posting when it only seems like five minutes ago.
It has been pretty busy here since I posted last - we have been to the Lingfield Steam & Country Show - a fun weekend event with lots of steam engines, animals and vehicles along with activities for all ages. Can you believe I sold a great number of Christmas designs at this show - on the first day of August! I do try to take my box of Christmas decorations to shows where I won't be back again before Christmas but usually don't expect to sell more than one or two so I was really thrilled to have so many bought so early in the year (I always recommend that people buy their Christmas decorations as early as possible as keeping full stocks is very difficult as the season gets underway). Does feel a little strange however, selling snowmen and Santas is sweltering heat!
|Is it Christmas Yet?|
Last weekend, we were at a new show for us - Step Back in Time, near Battle, East Sussex. We really didn't know what to expect and after an interesting start (no plan showing where your stall was, and not enough space in the marquee for everyone who had booked!) we had a great weekend. Good weather and lots of visitors makes for a great combination!
This coming weekend is another Steam Fair at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum in Chichester - bring on the soot!! We always come home covered in a liberal coating of the stuff and feeling like a 60-a-day smoker! Hopefully the weather will be kind to us again to bring out the usual crowds.
I have been really lucky to be featured on two more great blogs:
I feel really pleased that anyone would want to write about little ol' me so thank you one and all for letting me have space on your great blogs.
OK, so I know you are still wondering about the rest of the title of this blog. So I will put you out of your misery...
Yes, it relates to moths (yikes - even typing the word makes me shiver!) I have decided that one of two things is true (or maybe both?):
- Moths do not talk to one another to warn about dangerous houses containing black moth-eating monsters
- Moths have death wishes and/or are stupid as they keep on coming!
This location, it turns out, is a real favourite for our dusty, fuzzy, yukky, 'get out of my space and stop dive-bombing me' flying friends. And last week, I found 'Godzilla 2 - the revenge' lurking above the bathroom door (this time on the inside of the bathroom).
Now normally, my knight in shining armour/shorts would come racing to my rescue but as he had already left for work, I knew I was on my own!
- I could get my ladder and try the 'squish' technique. If I missed, I guarantee, I would have fallen off the ladder and would have no doubt that as I lay on the ground, the little monster would have come and landed on me just to rub it in!
- I could close the door and use our other toilet for the remainder of the day until my aforementioned knight returned home to his castle and maiden in distress.
- I could turn to my new-found hero - Mr Dyson!
|Warning! Moths Not Welcome!|
Hopefully, the message will get out to the moth community and our address will be off the radar for a great place to hang out. Lets hope so!