Saturday, December 31, 2016

31/12/2016   Photo a Day   Celebration

I have been lucky enough to have been on a Harbour Cruise one New Years Eve but this year I will be celebrating home alone, however next week I am going to Sydney to see my family for Christmas and to meet some Scquilters at the Pennant Hills Pub.

Friday, December 30, 2016

30/12/2016   Photo a Day   Anything you like

Giving Luke a birthday cuddle

Thursday, December 29, 2016

29/12/2016   Photo a Day happiness is....

Summer I just love this warm weather

28/12/2016   Photo a Day  Drink

I drink lots of water I just don't drink our town water , Yuk!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

27/12/2016   Photo a Day  Super

I have had a couple of these frozen meals containing 'super foods' and they are OK

Monday, December 26, 2016

26/12/2016   Photo a Day Last thing I read

Sunday, December 25, 2016

25/12/2016   Photo a Day   Something New

Today I am going to quilt his Bonnie Hunter Mystery quilt and it will then be a new quilt for Tom and Jayne's new Caravan which they pick up in one month.
I am having a quiet Christmas Day on my own and have lunch organised , Oysters and Prawns with some salad.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

24/12/2016   Photo a Day  Something to be happy about

A new book received in the mail this week I just love Jacquie's quilting

Friday, December 23, 2016

23/12/2016   Photo a Day    Food

I am going shopping very early in the morning to buy some seafood for my solo  lunch on Christmas Day

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Feeling Sad

I'm feeling a bit sad today as it would have been Macy's 16th birthday , it is now 4 months since she died.

22/12/2016   Photo a Day  'tis the season to.........

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

21/12/2016  Photo a Day  Pop

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

20/12/2016   Photo a Day  Three

Auditioning threads before quilting this lap quilt for a friend's birthday earlier this year.I used the variegated one on the left.

Monday, December 19, 2016

19/12/2016   Photo a Day    Nature

This is nature and erosion at it's best Wave Rock Western Australia

Sunday, December 18, 2016

New Outfit

This is the  outfit I bought Luke for his birthday last week.

18/12/2016   Photo a Day  Something green

This photo was about a week ago and now the hydrangea is the palest pink ,but I love this green/pink mix.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

17/12/2016   Photo a Day  Fruit

Yummy  locally grown cherries

Friday, December 16, 2016

16/12/2016   Photo a Day  Breakfast

Very dull this morning Sultana Bran and Orange juice

Thursday, December 15, 2016

15/12/2016   Photo a Day   Tree

The tree in my courtyard shades my house very well in the summer months

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

14/12/2016  Photo a Day   Fun

Monday Patchwork Group celebrated Christmas this week.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

13/12/2016   Photo a Day  I hear

The sound of summer in Australia

Monday, December 12, 2016

12/12/2016   Photo a Day  Decoration

Some more of my Santa collection these ones are the Jim Shore Santas

Sunday, December 11, 2016

11/12/2016   Photo a Day  Jump

This train is called the Bathurst Bullet because it runs a daily service to Sydney and return and in about half an hour I will jump aboard the a day in Sydney to celebrate my Grandson's birthday.
That is the only jumping I do these days.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

12/12/2016   Photo a Day  Simple

This hexagon quilt is really very simple just strip pieced ,I made this one from a jelly roll.

Friday, December 9, 2016

9/12/2016   Photo a Day  joy is......

 Having good friends such as Judy

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Happy Birthday Little Man

Today my Grandson Luke turns one and I am going to see him on Sunday.Yippee!

8/12/2016   Photo a Day    Something Red

I have a collection of Santas these are the ones that play music

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

7/12/2016   Photo a Day   Outside

The Hydrangeas love the dappled shade of my courtyard

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Another birthday

Today Millie turns five today

Iain Andrew McDougall

My brother Andrew b.6/12/1953  d.30/09/1977

This photo was taken at the park in Mosman in 1954 and is Mum with Andrew,Louise and myself.

6/12/2016   Photo a Day  Bookshelf

These are my patchwork and quilting books

Monday, December 5, 2016

5/12/2016   Photo a Day  Beauty

A small part of the gardens at  the Palace of Versailles, I much preferred the gardens to inside the Palace which was too rich and over ornate in my opinion.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

4/12/2016   Photo a Day  Selfie

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Photo a Day

I have been very slack with my photo a day not posting since October but  the best laid plans of mice and men!!!!!!!!!
I have decided to just restart at the beginning of December

1/12/2016   Photo a Day   lunch

Chilli crab cooked by Steven

2/12/2016   Photo a Day I enjoy

I enjoy catching up with cousins as our family is very spread out
from left Greg Doyle (Brisbane), Jayne Riley (Gawler SA, )Christopher Boswell  (Wagga Wagga) ,Paul Doyle (Picton NSW) Bronwyn Chapell (Denliquin NSW) and myself from Bathurst.There are another thirteen spread all over Australia.

3/12/2016   Photo a Day   Morning Sky

Early morning in north west NSW

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The end of a generation

Kathleen Mary Boswell nee Doyle 23/02/1926 -21/11/2016

This is a very young Aunty Kath my mother's younger sister and the last sibling of the five Doyles of that generation.She has not been very well for a while but she did leave suddenly last night.
She was a wife, a mother, an aunt, a grandmother , a great grandmother,a
bookkeeper and an excellent golfer.
She is now resting in peace with her late husband Uncle Ernie

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

19/10/2016   Photo a Day   Food

This dish is called Schnitzel O"Driscoll at the Irish Pub in Bathurst , it is a schnitzel with garlic prawns on top. 

Friday, September 30, 2016

30/09/2016    Photo a Day  Go

It is now spring and it is freezing here in Bathurst so I an't wait for another eleven weeks we GO to Steven's place in Townsville and all these ripe Mangoes.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

29/09/2016  Photo a Day  Stop

I wish the rain would stop not just for one day as the pattern seems to be lately, the ground is waterlogged and again there are flood warnings for the Macquarie River.

28/09/2016   Photo a Day  This season

In spring the cherry blossoms around Bathurst are beautiful.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

27/09/2016    Photo a Day  Create

I created this quilt about 7 years ago , I designed it, machine pieced and quilted it and I am proud of it.

Monday, September 26, 2016

26/09/2016   Photo a Day   Free

 I received this catalogue in the mail last week and it was free , I have watched lots of Jenny's tutorials on UTube and I have bought a template from the business but this family have turned a small town that was suffering into a thriving business and tourist destination for Quilters. How does one win the lottery so I can visit Hamilton Missouri?
And dreams are free!!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

25/09/2016   Photo a Day  What's inside?

I wonder what is inside this box? it can't be opened until three months from today and I wonder who will own it then?

Saturday, September 24, 2016

24/09/2016    Photo a Day   Dirty

I think you could say this tractor is dirty,the photo was taken near Bathurst last Wednesday

Friday, September 23, 2016

23/09/2016    Photo a Day   Macro

Although the snowdrops were late flowering this year they are still going strong.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

22/09/2016   Photo a Day  Square

I made this quilt from a collection of nine patches so there are lots of squares involved.