On the top shelf

For many of us under lockdown or sheltering at home we face weeks if not months of restrictions. It isn’t going to be an easy time. However we do need to stay safe, and also help those on the front line by staying at home. And there are some positives such as the chance to work on projects which have been on the to do list for years, and more time to take part in challenges such as Squares! The theme is top, and you don’t have to go outside to find topping squares. You could just look behind you as I did today when I snapped this square of the top shelf in my study.

Top Shelf

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Being Creative with Textures

Textured Cake Topping

I originally meant to add this to Jude’s second textures assignment but was distracted by a building in East London and then I completely forgot about it! Fortunately though there are five Sundays this month and so I can include submit it for Jude’s 5th assignment. I think this goes nicely with her lovely lichen and thanks to my header I can also include it in Cee’s more than one photo. Best of all though my Portuguese cake makes a topping inspiration for next month’s squares.

Top of the morning to you!

We are all caught up in this world crisis, and it is really going to be a struggle at times. Staying connected digitally is going to help, and finding moments of joy will be so important. And for the next few minutes I am hoping you are going to do just that by switching off the rolling news, and joining me for the joys of magnolia in the spring!

Top of the Magnolia

It is not just magnolia squares that are distracting me, it also happens to be Saturday and my title is six, isn’t that ‘topping’. No wonder I was tempted to also make this a Six Word Saturday. However I have so many more ‘top’ words to share as this is the post where I am going to make the big announcement. So I think I better just practice my social distancing and wave at the lovely Debbie instead.

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