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Friday, 28 September 2012

Me in Manchester

Here's a few photographs of me that I've just been sent.  I'm in the new part of the city, outside Louis Vuitton (I can but dream ...) and The Shambles.  The Shambles was taken from its old situation in the city, lifted up and re-located here in the paved area.  I had lunch in Nicholson's here - I do recommend it - excellent food in a lovely historic building.

In historic Nicholson's 


Outside Louis Vuitton = maybe one day I'll have a handbag like that ...


Must be my favourite way of posing!  Here I am complete with shopping - I bought a Matthew Williamson butterfly collection cushion from Debenhams.  Matthew Williamson is a Manchester lad, all the best creative people come from here :-)))! 
Photo from the Debenhams website - I bought this one, like a modern version of an old style Toile de Jouy.  Like the city of Manchester, it mixes old and new ...

Friday, 21 September 2012

Junk - Manchester

I've been away for a little break and although I really needed a rest, I did manage to get out to the Northern Quarter.  I don't think I've noticed this shop before - you can go for dressmaking classes and learn how to re-fashion.  There will be more photos to come in the next few days ...

Friday, 14 September 2012

More cake ?

I've been having fun concocting all kinds of culinary delights, non of them edible unfortunately, but they are for a charity raffle, where they will be displayed on a vintage style cake stand as a prize.  I used the 20 To Make, Knitted Cakes and Fast Food books from Search Press.  I so enjoyed finding the right yarns ... particularly for the carrot cake topping!