Look what we made at Sunnybank Day Centre Craft Club
We used salt & pepper pots that I got from Wilkinsons for £1.50 set, cake decorating sugar balls, a bit of knitting wool, some imitation flowers, a cut up crotchet mat and some paper flowers and butterflies. http://www.wilko.com/
Everyone was delighted with their little vase
Susan gave us some of her wonderful factoids, this week they were about AUGUST.
Birthstone - Peridot. Flower - Gladioli & Poppy.
The Anglo Saxons called it Weed Month as its the month when weeds grow most rapidly.
1st August is Lammas day marking the beginning of harvest.
Why shouldnt you tell a secret on a farm ?
Because the corn has ears and the potatoes have eyes.
6th August 1762 - The Earl of Sandwich asked for meat to be served between slices of bread hence the sandwich was invented.
13th August 1941 - last person to be hanged at the Tower of London
(also my birthday, not the year just the day)
28th August 1963 - Martin Luther King made his famous "I have a dream" speech