|The original party. This was in my old house, which had a little wooden summerhouse at the bottom of the garden. Anna is wearing a traditional floral headdress she made. She made a matching one for me too.|
|A lot of the same people from the original party were able to make it again, which was so lovely.|
|Gathering armfuls of wild flowers from the allotment to decorate the house for our Midsummer party|
She arrived on the Thursday night, so we had a practice session, eating and drinking outside until it went dark.
friend from Israel, so we decided to revisit Cromford Mills, built by Richard Arkwright, a pioneer in the Industrial revolution.
|Wearing a me-made sheet dress. That photo on the right needs to be snapped up by the local rag!|
Thankfully the almost incessant rain we had in June stopped for a day in order to allow us to sit outside. Phew. I was so busy plying people with food and drink that I forgot to take any photos. Fortunately Anna took one of me and my adorable friend, Varanya.
|I've been wearing this dress a lot recently. It's a 1960s crimplene column dress with some snazzy diamante trim. I love the colour and the fact that it makes me look tall.|
We called it the selfie of pain. :D
God, we had SO much fun. Let's do it all again next year!