Grandparents Week

I’ve been doing a lot of sewing this last week but I can’t share the big project I was working on because it’s a pressie for Lady Fia and her ladies in waiting. You’ll have to wait a couple of weeks before I can share.

I don’t know where the time goes but I was looking forward to my grandparents visiting again and they have come and gone. At least John came home from Chicago so I had a phone to take pictures with. He even got one of my still dead iPhone drying on rice…

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On the way up to Harwich to bring my grandparents to their cruise boat we stopped at a few National Trust sites. Lavenham is a gorgeous town that has many original buildings from Medieval times. It was once one of the wealthiest towns in England because of the rich blue cloth they produced. We saw the Guildhall redone…

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I know it’s not Halloween but look at this mummified cat that they found in the chimney stack. It was meant to keep away evil spirits…

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Next, this house is still lived in, relatives were related to Beatrix Potter…

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On Sunday before we left them in Ipswich to catch the train to the boat we drove to see the North Sea. It was a rare sunny day…

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We also hit up a new John Lewis Home store. Grammie was very taken with this department store as I have been. John and I broke down and ordered some new white sheets and Grammie and Pa bought us a lovely thank you parting gift to replace our old nasty bath mat. I’ve been looking for a new one and couldn’t have found something better…

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I’m so lucky to have such adventurous grandparents to come and visit.

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