and finally painted the sides of the dining table, as promised so long ago.

The fire-engine red paint was such fun to use that I was looking around for more victims. The old tea-chest caught my eye.

But I thought I better stop there, before I painted all the chairs, the drawers in the sideboard and anything else I could get my hands on.

The sobering news for the week was the death of Sara Douglass. Not much I can say here, except what a very sad loss. She enriched the lives of so many with her writing.