I can't believe Christmas is behind us and we are heading at full pelt to a new year once again.
Cabin fever set in yesterday, too much turkey, too much sitting in front of the fire, too many Christmas snifters... so we headed off to the beach...
On what we think was possibly the windy-est day of the year....
When we got back in the car we all looked like we'd been slapped around the face very hard for a considerable length of time... but I think its what we all needed to come round from the Christmas stupor!
Poor little Olive has lost her Christmas sparkle. Since I shut the studio, and she was the last little one left without a home for Christmas, she has sat under the tree at home, quiet and alone, desperately trying to fit into a Christmas stocking.
Unsure of why she was still left on the shelf, she has been very sad, and no amount of cuddling or biscuit offering can bring a smile to her face..
Sweet little Olive... all she wants is to be in someone's stocking on Christmas Eve.
She's polished her bauble...
and she's put on her hat....
and she's waiting... .beside a box... ready to hop in and get posted off to a new home and a comfy stocking for Christmas Eve. She promises to be good and quiet, and to be a truly faithful friend for life.
Any homes out there that could put a smile on Olive's face?
Olive is approximately 12 inches tall from head to toe, but cannot stand unaided. She is made from 100% German mohair with German glass eyes, and is traditionally filled with wood excelsior, sand and steel shot for weight and texture. Olive is not suitable for children under 12 due to small parts.
Olive's adoption fee is £125 plus travel fare. If you are in the UK she can travel by Special Delivery and be with you for Christmas Eve, and if you are elsewhere she can be with you for New Year!
If you can offer her a new home email us here, where we will be waiting...with our fingers tightly crossed!
Apologies for the lack of posting at the later end of last week, but we had a little trip to London to make on Thursday night, in preparation for Lauren's audition for Britain's Got Talent !!
Lauren applied online herself earlier in the year, and the first I knew about it was when a letter came through the door announcing she had an audition :o She wanted to sing a High School Musical song, and sing it she did! Brave as a lion she stood in front of the producers who were the first set of judges, and sang her heart out...... I had my heart in my mouth the whole time, thinking nerves were going to get the better of her at any moment, but she flew through it. Now we have to wait until February next year to hear if she got through. I don't think my nerves can stand it if she has!
Can you tell how proud I am ???
So after the audition I whisked her off to see the Christmas lights in Oxford Street and Regent Street and of course we had to visit Hamleys the Toy Shop.
We had a wonderful weekend, and now our noses are firmly back to the grindstone! We are strapping ourselves and preparing for the ride up to Christmas, lots of plays, carol singing, decorating, wrapping, baking and a party or two coming up... so its heads down!