Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Whoops!

There really is a first time for everything... good and bad. Well yesterday was my first encounter with the "dark side" of Blogger and even though I'd like to blame the interface, the service, the lap-top (anything but myself) I have to own up and say I pressed a button (or two) and completely lost a post.
I tried EVERYTHING I could think of (including Apple Z - my favourite function on a Mac) but alas... she is gone.


The post was all about choosing one's favourite novel and how I found it an impossible task. I was so mad I had to just shut down the lap-top, admit defeat and walk away - (often a good strategy when the only other option you feel you have is to throw something) Anyway I don't really want to try and recapture the essence of what I had written; and suffice it to say it's a topic I can return to again and again. Thank you though to the lovely people who commented (and apologies for my mishap)
Instead I'll just sum up my week with a few photos ... 


The last class of my first Floristry module was great fun -  Symmetrical Posies. Passed my exam too. Cannot wait for the next one to start.... 



I've had fun using leftover product in and around the house. Just about every room has a bloom or two sitting in recycled bottles and thrifted containers... 


Thank you to my sister for this new little trinket... it's actually silver but it reflected the colour of the sky when I took this shot...


A quick jaunt to the city with Sisters to enjoy a meal and a sweet treat afterwards...


... my first in a loooooong time - Aztec Chili Couverture Hot Chocolate from San Churro
(let's face it - chocolate should never be handled with kid gloves)



.. and finally a dear friend joined us for dinner last night and brought these roses, from her garden... Sigh... and to top it off they have the most delicious scent which greeted me this morning when I entered the kitchen. So all in all I may have a had a little technological disaster - but what are a few thorns when you get to keep the roses? 


5 comments:

cassandramadge said...

Ooooh congrats on passing your first exam, can't wait to see what comes out of the next module! How lovely to have such pretty flowers scattered around the house. Our garden isn't advanced enough to have a lot of picking flowers yet, hopefully in a few years they will get a lot bigger - those roses look amazing!!

terlee said...

Wonderful pictures. (Were you laying on the pavement for the bird shot?) ;D

Well done on the exam. Looking forward to the next round of designs/photos.

Diana Studer said...

Ok, I recognise your opening picture. Your blog is in my Feedly, you must have hit Publish, and I have read your lost post. It is still in my Feedly. I could copy it and email it back to you?
Moral of the story - put your own blog in whatever reader you use to follow blog posts.
PS I also keep the original text as a Word document, and the images in a picture folder.

Neesie said...

With galavanting around New Zealand lately, I've missed visiting you so will have to back track to catch up.
I've had similar techy troubles too so I know what you've been through. This bloggy milarky is brilliant when it's working well but can take you to the edge at times when it's not!
The flowers in the photos all look so beautiful...I can smell them too! No wait a moment...they are my roses that I picked in the garden yesterday. lol
I love your little trinket too...you have a very kind sister :D

Neesie said...

Ooops forgot to say congratulations on passing your exams!
I meant to say that first...sorry ;D
xoxo