On Saturday I took my Japanese friend Tsujii to Canterbury for the day. Always a pleasure and we are always guaranteed to have a fab time filled with laughter, food and shopping. I drove and then used the park & ride which is brilliant and only costs £3 for the car and up to 6 passengers, it was just the two us but still a good price. We walked along White Friars shopping center and saw a pony and rider advertising the local riding school and a drum band playing - very colourful. Lots to see and do in Canterbury and I love walking around the old part of the town. We found the Tower House along by the river Stour where you can take a boat ride or go punting. I think I'll try this later this summer with Ian.
So here are some of the photos I took on Saturday along with my granny stripe blanket progress (pattern from Attic 24) and veggie patch photos too. I'm loving the extra space my new raised beds have given me. Plenty big to potter around in! I managed to put tomato plants; courgette, my dwarf beans and Pak Choi for £1 in Homesbase yesterday morning plus some rows of radish, salad leaves amongst some of the seeds I found in the kitchen drawer!
|a lovely spoon bought in Canterbury|
|Ladies Mantle - self seeds in my gravel garden|
|granny stripe blanket in progress|
|Craft Market in Whitefriars Shopping Center Canterbury|
|The Sewing Shop Canterbury ( a bit of craft therapy)|
|Cath Kidston shop in Canterbury|
|newly planted veg patch|
|veg patch finished :-)|