Thursday, 29 March 2012

It’s quiet here again today

The bloke has been home this past week on leave but today he returned to work. 21 days straight, no weekends, no time off for Easter, long days, early starts.

The garden (and I) will miss him!


He’s installed a new arch


Raked and swept the paths and driveway007

Right into the corners


He’s even pruned and cleared some overgrown shrubs before they covered over the house.

Soon the wind will blow and all his hard work will be undone……..I guess he gets some sort of pleasure from doing all this work. I’d rather be sewing.


Good news:

The twins arrived safely yesterday.


One girl and one boy, just as we expected.

Charlotte and Maurice.

Welcome to them both and congratulations to their Mummy and Daddy and two big sisters.


Shari said...

A very big welcome to the world for Charlotte and Maurice! It's always good news to hear of a safe birth.

And so glad you got your sewing mojo back! You go girl!

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Welcome to Charlotte and Maurice...and what beautiful quilts Sue!!! I bet you'll miss the bloke when he's'll just have to keep with all that sewing...just make sure he stockpiles you with some chocolate!!!

Anonymous said...

welcome to the newborn twins,lovely names.Boy the paths and gardens look great.xx

Needled Mom said...

Welcome to the twins!!! How excitinig it must be for all.

Allie said...

My goodness that's a long time to be gone - I love your gate! Congratulations on the twins' arrival, welcome Charlotte and Maurice!!!

webbsway said...

O Sue!
All the work you DH did just takes my breath it is so lovely. I could get lost in your garden path & think I had gone to visit heaven.

I am sorry he has to be away so much ,but at least he knows he is missed .

congrats. on the babies & the Mom being all alright! I see one of them took your name-that was smart of them.

Maria said...

The Bloke always has the place looking spike and span.
Oh well we will just have to go to the movies in town so you don't miss him too much....
Pleased Charlotte and Maurice arrived safely and I am sure Mum will love the quilts.

Fiona said...

Your bloke has done a great job.... can't be easy when he is away so long ... just get used to having him around and he is off again? Great to hear the twins have arrived and all is well...

Bev C said...

Hello Sue,

Welcome to the world little ones. Love the arch hubby put up, can he put one up at my home???? Oh well more Easter eggs for you Sue.

Have a great weekend. Hope there are no leaves when he comes back!!!!
Happy days. Bev.xoxo

Margaret said...

Twins , been there done that, 46 years ago last Sunday.
Welcome Maurice and Charlotte, lovely names , and lovely bundles of joy I expect too.

Doesn't a tidy up look terrific , so neat.

janzi said...

What wonderful news that the little ones arrived safe and sound and perfect.. God bless em all, and great congratulations to everyone too..xx