The Cottage Orné Quilt

The Cottage Orné Quilt
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Sunday, 1 March 2015

St David's Day Greetings

St. David's Day!

It is a beautiful day here in Wales, sunny but with rather a cool breeze.  The earth is responding and I have snowdrops, crocus and the tiny Tête-á-Tête daffodils blooming in my garden and my Purple Prunus tree is in bud and read to pop!  It's a little bit late this year but when it does come it delights not only me but my neighbours too!  As it is in front of my bedroom window, for a couple of weeks I can lie in bed and look out into a mass of pale pink blossom!

I have just nipped outside to take this picture but didn't stay long as it hasn't warmed up yet!

Some of you have noticed that I having been posting for a while, all I can say is that I have just not been in the mood!  Also I was beginning to get dispirited by the lack of response! I know by my stats that lots read this blog, but so very few people leave comments, so I decided to do more on my Facebook page.  I will continue to write here and on my other blogs from time to time, but if you want to keep up with me I am on Facebook.  Do come over and take a look!

I am working on a link to my page but not having much luck so far but will keep trying!


Ellen T. said...

Mary,I plead guilty to reading but not commenting. I enjoy your posts and your books. thanks for sharing your talent with the world. From now on I'll pay more attention.

Lynda (Granny K) said...

Guilty of not commenting on here i'm afraid, but I do appreciate your skills and talent very much. I have done quite a few quilts in the past and I love Welsh Quilting best of all.

I follow you on Pinterest, which is where I seem to find myself more and more these days. So much inspiration and such lovely things to look at.

You can see my quilts on my View Too blog and a link to my Pinterest page if you are interested.

Mad about Craft said...

I think it is true of many blogs, they get a lot of views but not many comments, my own blog is the same. Don't be discouraged, you are reaching a lot of people.

Anonymous said...

I thoroughly enjoy reading your blog too and don't do Facebook so will be very sad if you decide to take your musings over there instead. I find it very difficult to post comments on Blogger blogs these days - maybe others are having the same problems and this is one of the reasons why you get fewer comments than before?

lynda said...

Thought I would leave a comment! I talk to my son in the Midlands and I am envious of your weather. Any prospective snowdrops here (northeast coast of US) are buried in feet of ice and snow......good sewing weather but I think I have been severely affected by SAD this your quilts , especially as I am of Welsh background.....please send some more of your lovely snow free pictures!, dreaming if spring....

Vivienne at Vivebooks said...

We'll all miss you if you stop blogging Mary - it's your true vocation. Loving the daffs in the pots. And I have fond memories of the view of your prunus from the front bedroom! Vivienne xx

charis Anna's mum said...

I am new to your blog and like pear shaped in sales, don't do Facebook. Please carry on blogging!

susanhal said...

oh hello ! nice to see you.
i hope you don't give up on your blog as i am another ex Facebook user and would miss your lovely posts.
good luck whatever you do.

Gillie said...

Just found your blog through a comment you left on, I think, Random Jottings, and disappointed to see you will be on FB, too choppy and disorganised for me, I much prefer the flow of a blog and get to know people better. Oh well, my loss. I wish you well.

Sue said...

Hi Mary I believe you are what we call a no reply blogger.
When I started Blogging I believe the blogger etiquette is that someone leaves a comment and you respond to that comment.
Equally when you leave a comment on my blog I click on your name to reply to you but you have no email set up so I can never reply to you.
I hope this make sense.
I must say when you have lots of comments it does take a while to reply to them all but that's just the way it is.

Hazel said...

I really enjoy reading your blog Mary. I hope you will keep it up with all the lovely photos of quilts, plants and jugs!Hazel

Kathryn said...

I'm an avid reader, but not much of a commentor. Sorry. I do enjoy hearing about Welsh quilts and all that you do. Kathryn Price Laposata

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