Saturday we spent some time in Bedford and had a lovely stroll along the river. This photo summarises it pretty well, except that there were a lot more swans than fishermen!
After that, we went lavender picking here. It was truly amazing, simply stunning views! I also had to work really hard not to get freaked out by the millions of bees around! Just had to keep telling myself they were more interested in the flowers than in my chubby little arms... Couldn't resist taking lots of photos, so here's a small selection.
I'm afraid they are now closed for the year, so if you fancy a trip, you'll have to wait until next June. The shop stays open though, so you can buy some dried lavender or scented shower gel.
And in between all that, and taking mum back to the airport, I did manade to squeeze in an hour of knitting in the sun!! Bliss!!!This is the start of a baktus scarf. I fell in love with it when I saw it on this blog so I just had to make one for myself! I was completely taken by the lovely blue and white stripes, but when I got to the yarn shop on Friday, I must admit I wasn't so sure anymore! There were so many pretty greys, I got distracted for a while. But I came back to the creme and blue and I'm very happy with it. So here we come, many knitting commutes to come! But I think I might make a white and grey one for a lucky person at christmas!