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a day in paradise

April 27, 2016

the day starts here


up the ladder to my private room -luxury! a shower in the new bath house


after breakfast of French toast – we’re being spoiled

a walk up/down the mountain with the dogs


a wander around the house


looms tucked in corners everywhere

the outdoor dyeing centre


time to get to work, starting on our first hand stitched hanten

with the expert assistance from Yazaki Keiko, our kimono sewing sensei


still working at 9:15 with another hour to go 

this is a holiday?

thanks to everyone who has left a comment, they are much appreciated

I don’t have the time or energy to reply. šŸ˜…

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. April 27, 2016 7:44 am

    Thanks for the pictures – it maybe not a “holiday”, but it looks nourishing!

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  2. April 27, 2016 8:09 am

    Oh, Jean. It sounds and looks so magical! A real heaven for a fibre artist like you.

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  3. April 27, 2016 8:12 am

    May every day be wonderful! Thinking of you, Diana

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  4. emilysuzanna permalink
    April 27, 2016 11:06 am

    It’s beautiful! Thank you so much for posting about this adventure.

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  5. April 27, 2016 11:10 am

    SO delighted for you!!!! keep enjoying this wonderful gift of time and place and company and color.

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  6. jilloy permalink
    April 27, 2016 4:14 pm

    It’s lovely to see these pictures – just one year since I was there. Please keep them coming!

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  7. Judi Bushby permalink
    April 27, 2016 5:29 pm

    oohh! Is this what I have to look forward too. had best get some rest before I come in November. I wait with bated breath to see your finished hanten

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  8. vdbolyard permalink
    April 28, 2016 6:18 am

    thank you for posting photos! don’t worry about responding, just have a very very good holiday! and i was thinking about this holiday thing…that’s what i do, too. (can’t envision spending a week at a casino or a florida beach. ick!)

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  9. April 30, 2016 2:20 am

    Ah the memories those pictures trigger and what a lot of work has been done at the farm too. Still working into the night!

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