Over the last couple of months the seasons have changed and now the frost has arrived I am waiting for my beautiful Cobea to wilt away. Having had no luck in grown it from seed in past years - the seed is like paper - , this time I sowed the whole pack - only for them all to work and to adorn our rickety fence. I adore the tubular flowers and the colours:
And we are counting down the 'sleeps' to Christmas Day. This year is FULL of anticipation as Isobel has really embraced it. She loves opening her Advent Calender (although have given up battling with her opening more than one a day - we reached the 24th last week!), to buying and decorating the tree, watching the advent candle burn down, making and wrapping presents.
Visiting a Christmas display with Granny:
And here she is making the annual gingerbread biscuits: