“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue”
That’s the theme for this month’s Scavenger Hunt. And as if that’s not enough trouble, Mark (from The Butler and Bagman Chronicles) in his FMTSO Member Voice post also added “a silver sixpence in her shoe”!
This church is the oldest building in our town. I had a post with some facts about it recently on my other blog: A Place of Worship.
The painting is also old, even if not as old as the church itself. It was painted by my maternal grandfather. I’m not sure when but I’m pretty sure it was before I was born. I have a vague idea it might even be from before he married my grandmother but I’m not certain. (My aunt might know!) - In my home, the painting is a new addition. I only took it home from my parents’ old house last weekend!
Wedding dress (?) from an exhibition at the Textile Museum
of new clothes woven by students at the Textile College.
Audio books recently borrowed from the public library.
They will also represent Love being a Mystery in itself.
Indigo displayed at the Textile Museum.
(Should be enough to dye a garter or something for the bride.)
Nearly all indigo dye produced today is synthetic. But historically, indigo was a natural dye extracted from plants, and economically important because blue dyes were rare. It is among the oldest dyes to be used for textile dyeing and printing. The first major center for its production and processing was India.
… and a silver sixpence in her shoe:
I’m afraid it’s not really a silver sixpence.
The closest I could find was a 5 New Pence coin from 1971.
I also don’t have any white shoes (to go with the wedding theme);
and I suppose that technically the coin is on the shoe rather than in it.
Maybe I should have skipped this part! ;)
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My Town – Mr Linky
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