Saturday, May 7, 2016

Fun, fun, fun......


Thursday brought an adventure for me ..... and I took a lovely drive out in the country to a town called Gatton....

This is their main cultural centre entrance - there is a special display for Anzac at the moment....


.. the hall of fame - local legends...


... and a lovely cafe/restaurant with this view.....


... and to the left...  Lake Apex looks great for a walk around ....

There is also a Transport Museum, Art Gallery and Library at the centre... great public facility


... and here is the reason for the adventure..... meeting up with Michelle.  A mutual friend Robyn was on her way to the coast so joined us for lunch


It's a wonderful half way point to meet up and we'll do it again - maybe some stitching, walking shoes and picnic next time?  

I got home in good time to enjoy this lovely Autumn sunset....  this happens to be my view from the kitchen sink - at least it can make washing dishes a little pleasant????


Talking of Michelle I am starting a little project from her Holly Cottage book.... there are lots of sweet ones to do....  I find books are such good value when they have multiple projects in it..  Michelles book is available direct from her HERE


We have a rule of no pressies when we get together - Michelle is such a rebel and brought me one this trip.... look at this adorable tin with sewing things all over it..... I love it... 


... and a Tilda treat inside it too - I have fallen madly in love with Tilda fabrics (amongst others!) so this was just perfect... thanks Michelle (but you are very naughty to break the rules!!!)


So a lovely day out - can't wait for the next one...

Righto, Gotto Go... some stitching to do and a Christmas project to choose...



13 comments:

  1. Sounds like the perfect day, beautiful place to meet with friends.

    Debbie

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  2. Sounds like a wonderful day with lovely people

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  3. what a lovely day out, have a great weekend

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  4. Hi my lovely friend,what a beautiful place to meet up and i can just imagine the mischief you two got up to,lol,iove the gifts that michelle gave you,its nice to break the rules once in awhile,lol enjoy your evening Fiona xx

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  5. What a great day out with lovely people! Great venue and the lake looks wonderful, looking forward to the picnic photos!! Lovely non pressie from Michelle.

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  6. What a great place to catch up with Michelle and Robyn. Sew nice that you can do that...
    Oh Michelle was naughty but it is a lovely gift..

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  7. A lovely location for a catch up.

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  8. Lovely places are made even more so, when you're with friends... xx

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  9. Definitely have to do a picinic trial next time. Hey...no point getting older if you can't break the rules occasionally lol! Hugs x

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  10. A lovely day...love the tin Michelle gave you - wonder which project you will choose...there are so many lovely ones.

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  11. Sounds like a really lovely day, so good to meet up with friends and catch up, love the tin xcx

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  12. What a great venue - and great company too. That tin is adorable. xx

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