Sunday, 27 December 2015

Hey TW, some miniatures for you!

I'm sure you'll like this little train, carved by a very patient artist called Cindy Chinn:

On the other hand, you wouldn't be too impressed if somebody offered you wine in this glass:

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Happy Christmas!

Wishing all my readers a very happy, peaceful Christmas full of laughter and love!

Monday, 21 December 2015

Going bananas!

These (perishable?) masterpieces by Stephan Brusche (iSteef) are very clever indeed:

Friday, 18 December 2015

I heard it through the grapevine...

GrannyJ sent us this joke. Thanks, GJ, it's very funny (and appropriate for this blog)!

A glass at night could mean a peaceful, uninterrupted night's sleep.
NEW Wine for Seniors, I kid you not.....

Clare Valley  vintners in  South Australia, 
which primarily produce  
Pinot  Blanc, Pinot Noir, and Pinot 
Grigio wines,  
have  developed a new hybrid grape  
that  acts as an anti-diuretic.
It is expected to reduce the number  of trips  
older  people have to make to the 
bathroom during the night.

The new  wine will be marketed as...


Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Lovely forms, great designer

These interesting and attractive objects were designed by Clara del Portillo:

Monday, 14 December 2015

A dose of birthday cheer

Today it's Lynn's birthday. She hasn't been around lately because her family is still coming to terms with the loss of her much loved father-in-law and she doesn't feel inspired to write comments at the moment. But... it IS her birthday today and I hope the cakes and the jokes will bring a smile to her face. Happy birthday, dear friend!

Thursday, 10 December 2015

A sad Christmas for some

View sent us this heartwarming video about a fictitious event. Thank you, View. Sadly, this will be the reality for the people of Carlisle and other places in the north of England, due to devastating floods. Hopefully, there will be help for them, just as there was for the family in the commercial...

Carlisle, the worst affected place:

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

A couple of cuties, just because...

I've just returned from a visit to the orthopedic doc. He gave me three injections of a cocktail of cortisone and anesthetic, so both my hands are very numb. The left hand is worse (2 injections), and I type on the iPad with a stylus, so I'm ok to post this. I needed a dose of cute, so here goes:

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Very talented, amazing eyesight!

These incredible tiny paintings are by artist Karen Libecap: