Monday, 24 May 2010

up in the air

i got very little of anything (other than having fun & relaxing) done this weekend, but what a lovely way to spend it, the weather has been so delightful, my needles, hook & sewing machine were pretty much abandoned, 

i did make time to bake some cinnamon buns, using  this recipe, (thanks Nancy), we packed them up, & with a thermos of tea, we headed off to the village green after dinner, to watch the weekend balloon flights take off, 
this is something we used to do a lot with big G  before little O was born, we have since just got used to seeing them rise over the trees behind our garden, 
we picked a great evening to introduce her to the awe inspiring sight, as there were three going up, she really was amazed by them, 
i love watching them too, they head off most weekends throughout the summer,
& i'll definitely be making more of the cinnamon buns to take again, they disappeared almost as quickly as the balloons did!

4 comments:

  1. Fantastic, especially the rainbow one! We get a lot of them round here too, but they are so magical, the novelty of seeing them drift over the house never tires!

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  2. We often get one or two floating by and we always go out and wave like mad things... fantastic to be able to go and watch them inflate though... what a superb village green!

    x Alex

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  3. What could be better than rainbow balloons and cinnamon buns?

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  4. I love hot air ballons - they always remind me of Mr Benn.

    Nina xx

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