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...


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


  2. Sounds like a wonderful day with lovely people

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

  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

  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.

  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..

  7. A lovely location for a catch up.

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

  9. Definitely have to do a picinic trial next time. point getting older if you can't break the rules occasionally lol! Hugs x

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

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

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


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