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September 01, 2010


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I love the view from 'attic' central, one reason to be up at that hour! I also love your retail purchases. Goodbye Summer - Hello Autumn :)


hi i have just come across your blog and i love it. Could i ask where you live?
I am in South Yorkshire and it's great to read a(english)blog like yours thanks for sharing
from just joan


Lucy, thank you so much for all the lovely pictures that you take and post of your homeland--I'm unlikely to be able to see in person (we're in California). Appreciate the bit of history, also. And of course, I enjoy seeing your colorful home and crochet! And I'm really grateful for your clear and detailed tutorials--making gorgeous things!


That button jug is soooooooooo gorgeous. I have rather a large and obsessive button compulsion! I'm sure its not healthy!! And the soap - well I can imagine how it smells just from the name! Enjoy it! Fi x


Beautiful pictures! Really nice that you can enjoy all those places so close to your home. Great things you bought too. I visited the Avoca website and there were lots of beautiful things to see and to remember. Tried out your ripple pattern and was very excited when it turned out right!Hope to start a blanket.
Thanks for the tutorial,

Jo Child

I love the melamine spoons; they are just so gorgeous!!! Love Bolton Abbey too; I originally came from Leeds so I am familiar with that neck of the woods; many happy picnics I have enjoyed there. Crocheting some granny square armcaps for my felt tip adorned sofa atm, then I'm going to have a go at your lovely jar covers, and a cushion cover in granny stripe methinks. Crochet is so good 'cos you can do it whilst breast feeding. Lol.
Thanks for an awesome blog.


Que lugar lindoooo!!!Tô vendo que vc já esta nos presenteando com mais um de seus trabalhos maravilhosos!!!Amo suas fotos!!!Que Deus abençõe vc e sua família!!!Bj gde,Rê.
Campinas/São Paulo/Brazil


Will you ever use the soap? It looks too good to open. And where did the spoons come from, they're lovely!

Sandi Lee

Oh Lucy, how I love your blog, I so look forward to reading it. We are now into the second day of Spring, it is 7.15am and the sun is shining today. Yesterday it was grey and raining. I do so love spring and the not too hot summer. Happy birthday to your son, I am sure he had a wonderful birthday. Loving all the photos and your retail goodies. I would be doing the same if I had my own home.
Happy, happy days for the little people off to school.
Hugs Sandi xx


Greeting from USA....I love that you get such enjoyment from the surroundings in which you live. Such lovely places to skip off to and have a little picnic!
Love the soaps and goodies!


Lucy, thank you for giving me a lovely start to the day. I just got out of bed (it's morning over here) the sky is grey and dreary and it's the second day of spring for us, and here I see a most wonderful post about all things that I love about your part of the country. The green fields, the Abbey, a trickling river, the heather, a little crochet and of course dahlias, one of my favourite Autumn flowers.

I also love seeing the colourful little bits and pieces in your lovely home.

Thank you.



Lucy you have such a lovely blog, so cheerful, happy and down right gorgeous. I love your retail therapy bits and pieces and that button jug is to die for.
Your ventures into the countryside look like so much fun. With those fab photos showing us just how beautiful your spot in the world is. Thank you for sharing.

Anne xx


Thanks for sharing all the happy skippy things you bought on your holiday! I love the glimpses into attic 24 and seeing that everything is NOT magazine perfect! Makes life so much more interesting.

 Joyce Stewart

Great photos Lucy....and you want to be in the Avoca shop in Belfast - I could stay all day in it....what about a little jaunt over to Northern Ireland next year...bring Connievan.....great sites on the North Coast. Love the button jug...love anything Sarah Raven anyhow. Best wishes to all the schoolgoers.


I love your blog! I've made many of the crochet projects that you have on it.


I so love reading your blog, and you seem to be buying all of the things I have been coveting - especially the button jug. I just wondered if you'd seen the Avoca shop in York?! I went to York with hubby and kiddies last week and it seemed pretty new. It was pretty close to the White Company, Cath Kidston and the like - one of the little cobbled streets anyway. I loved the blankets in there and may have to ask Father Christmas very nicely! Beautiful clothes too.

Darlene Garner

As always, love your blog. That button jug is to die for - I might have to start browsing around for one. (like I really one), but oh well. Enjoy your cheerful words and beautiful pictures of the countryside.


ahhh Luce, your super lovely post has just made my day. so full of beautiful colour and happy thoughts :-)
My laptop crashed and burned this evening, cue muchos drama (and inability to access important internet savings account for important massive spending...) which just topped off a bad day. So thank you for your happy lovely post, it really has cheered me up loads.
I hope to see you really soon (should everything go to plan etc!)
Lots of love as always, Heather xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


I just looked, and it was actually a NESS shop, but had the button items, and other avoca things, but all the same a beauuuutiful new shop!


Sarah west mids uk

Dear Lucy today in this part of the country
has been delightful. I love this time of the year! Had early morning tea with a friend of mine at 7am this morning. She works round the corner from where I live and came to visit me as she could not get in to her place of work until 8am. The day just continued with little surprises; a telephone call from work to say Ihad an extra day off work! another visitor and an invitation for a special celebration. A perfect day!!
Sarah Raven still has the button jug in her catalogue as well. Like the look of your crochet project.
My best friend from home(the Cotswolds) had lots of dahlias growing in her garden as her father was mad about them!
Lets hope tomorrows weather will be just as sunny.
Love Sarahx
PS Look forward to seeing the toilet roll models!!


Ah Lucy such a lovely sunrise there, and all those lovely shopping goodies, arn't you the lucky one? can't waite to see the toilet roll people ! x

Kate Bruning

It's not the big purchases that make us happy is it. Soap and jugs and spoons. Heaven!


Hermosas fotografias como siempre!
Saludos desde Uruguay

Beautiful pictures as always!
Greetings from Uruguay


Just look at the colour of that heather on the hills, brilliant!!
You would be very excited Lucy, if you visited the Avoca shop in Belfast. I could quite happily move in and live there it is so gorgeous! :)
Vivienne x

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