More good things…

Yesterday I shared a little of what we saw on our holiday in Derbyshire and said ‘lots of good things had been happening’. I will now share a few more of the good things in this ‘my week in a nutshell’ post. On holiday I sort of, almost, kept up with blog reading and through the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop I discovered a Friday link up – ‘Five Things Friday’ hosted by Amanda at Gypsy Moon Quilt Co. So, here are just five of the things that have made me smile in the past week:

  1. Returning home from holiday to discover some fresh flowers in our garden šŸ™‚
Sweetpeas, delicate sweet smelling blooms

2. Revisiting the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park in London for the Anniversary Games šŸ™‚

The Olympic Stadium sitting pretty in the midst of flower beds and play parks that have replaced the wide open walkways that were needed to accommodate the 2012 crowds.

3. Wandering through the Olympic Park in the company of my lovely family šŸ™‚

Family under the Olympic Rings, roof of the Velodrome in the background

4. Watching an afternoon of athletics in the Olympic stadium with a crowd of 30,000 and seeing Mo Farah winning the 5000m in a 2016 World Lead time. ‘Go Team GB! Bring it on Rio! Whoop! Whoop!’ šŸ™‚

The big screen in the stadium showing Mo Farah after the race.

5. Spending an inspiring day with a group of ladies from Roundabout Quilters. Christine Porter led a workshop, ‘Flying Around in Circles’ and I learned how to use Bondaweb to produce these wonderful circles šŸ™‚

My completed quilt top.

More than enough to make me smile! I hope you will take a few moments to look up the Five Things Friday link up, see what has been inducing smiles around the quilty world and maybe add some of your own šŸ™‚


4 thoughts on “More good things…

  1. Happy first Five Things Friday! So many wonderful things to be happy about! šŸ˜Š Looks like you had a lovely holiday with your family and your circle quilt is fantastic! I’m pretty terrible when it comes to sewing curves. I’m going to have to research that technique! Thanks so much for linking up, Allison! Hope you enjoy your weekend! šŸ˜„


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