I made these fans with tracing paper and cutouts from Japanese themed scrapbook paper. I searched for the Japanese translation of my girls names and wrote it onto the central paper strip of their fans, a couple of wooden beads with Japanese symbols complete the keepsakes.
Female Green Woodpecker seen from a bedroom window
We cracked open the first bottle of 2009 chutneys tonight at dinner and from the half empty bottle in the picture I think we could safely say it was delicious, here is a link to when I made this batch.
Well tomorrow is the girls last drama class for the year, so I'm hoping to get at least one allotment visit on Saturday the 12th before Christmas, to get some early winter digging done, hopefully the weather will be kind to me.