You know the song don't you by Cliff Richard from the film 'Summer Holiday'? The only resemblance between our trip to Devon and his tour of Europe in a London bus being......ummm. OK, there's no resemblance but I always sing this song whenever we go away anywhere. So I'm flitting around the house packing, cleaning, baking the odd cake and singing my song cos I can't wait for tomorrow. It'll be a break from routine, sea air, lots of walks, time to sit and read and actually play games with the children without one eye on the supper, a chance to pop into the fabulous old toy/book shop in Honiton where you know you are all going to be tempted by old annuals and 1st editions of children's books, a walk along the beach, a cream tea somewhere, fantastic fish and chips in Budleigh Salterton (aka God's waiting room). A lot to pack into four days and this is supposed to be a relaxing break.
On the way down we're going to pop into Coldharbour Mill to buy some of their lovely wool. They have such nice colours and it's very reasonably priced (about £4 for 100g). I want to make this hot water bottle cover and maybe this bag. Before I go here's a pic of the latest blanket offerings. I am slowly using up that blanket and this time I decided to sort out my knitting needles so I made two rolls and a crochet hook holder. The rolls are quite chunky but (as a friend pointed out) they feel substantial and the needles don't flip out of them.