Echium, Threads and Happiness

Anything to save our bees!

mybeautfulthings

We spent the morning putting the world to rights with lovely friends who brought us some baby plants, Echium, which grow to 8 or 9ft and attract bees by the dozens. The plants themselves seem to emanate a buzzing which sounds quite unreal. They will not flower for two years but we will nurture them with love until they do!

Baby Echium plants Baby Echium plants

2   I’ve done a bit more embroidery this afternoon and just love my new collection of threads.

Embroidery threads Embroidery threads

3   And in these days in the aftermath of our General Election when some of us are still feeling bereft, a little advice that I am trying to live by.

Create all the happiness you can Create all the happiness you can

Thanks to Jeremy Bentham (15 February17486 June1832), a British gentleman, jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer.  What he actually said was  :-

Create all…

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