Trev has time on his hands, he suggests going over to France to lay new floors. Logical, I dissuade him, why?
Because in the French house, I want everything done just as I want it to be. Now, don’t get me wrong, he has been on the biggest journey ever since we bought the hovel. His capacity to visualise and work toward the final product has expanded immeasurably.
This project has brought out a creative side in him that I barely knew existed.
But it’s still a case of his brilliant ideas having to fit into my grand plan. As he said last Sunday, in a resigned and slightly weary voice “Just tell me what you want me to do, and I’ll do it”. We had afternoon tea at the “Mad Hatter’s” tea shop in Smethwick , Birmingham (recommended) Right- grandson sandwiched between mum and auntie. This place is full of loopy and surreal set-pieces inspired by Alice in Wonderland, including chairs with motifs from my favourite Tenniel line drawings.http://www.alice-in-wonderland.net/resources/pictures/alices-adventures-in-wonderland/
Three for Thursday below, A set of lovely rusty imperial weights, an unusually bevelled Victorian hand mirror which is going on the wall, and a highly appropriate hanging sign
Some might think that the creativity, imagination, and flights of fancy that give my life meaning are insanity.”
― Vladimir Nabokov
I rest my case……….