Thursday, 24 May 2012
Woolhampton, Kennet and Avon Canal
We then followed a hire boat that kept leaving a paddle up on the bottom locks and then when we got here there was no room on the moorings, so we had to put a couple of spikes in and wait until someone left.
But saying all that. It was a lovely day, hot and sunny, though a little humid. There were cuckoos cuckooing, wild flowers, butterflies and dragonflies. Tonight there are masses and masses of mayflies flying above the water. Still no ducklings, baby coots or moorhens though.
And now for something completely different. An oriental card. We have several Chinese shops in Birmingham, but I think I bought this pendant in Chester. I made a gold panel, adding a corner of origami paper to the bottom left hand side and strip of gold card on the bottom left hand side. I matted the pendant onto a small piece of copper card and stuck that down onto the gold panel. The panel was then stuck onto a long white card blank.