Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Hen of The Day - Transylvanian Naked Neck

Yesterday was a beautiful day - hot (yes, actually hot!), sunny and wonderful. In the afternoon Gordon Ross, son of one of our SassyGael WoollyWags came to visit. Gordon is a talented photographer with a real eye for a picture. He was experimenting with some software which balances pictures that contain both inside and outside views. Usually the inside part comes out dark and the outside very light, but he just sent me a great photo of one of the cockerels at the shed door, taken from inside the shed. Yes, I know its not very tidy, but it is very clear!

Gordon has been attending our SassyGael Flea Markets where his photos are available to buy.
I recommend a visit to our next one which will be held on 20th June in Scalpay Community Centre.
There will also be refreshments available - home-made soup and filled rolls. I shall be making the mutton soup out of some Hebridean flank which is delicious. But there will also be vegetarian options for those who wish.
Proceeds from the refreshments will be going to our "Square Up 2 A Blanket" project which is starting on Worldwide Knit-In-Public Day on 13th June, and involves us all knitting squares to make blankets that will be donated to Blythswood Care for their disaster aid. Money raised will be split between Crossroads Harris - an organisation dedicated to carers and the cared-for, and Bethesda Hospice in Stornoway - which is an incredibly valuable asset to the community and reliant on fund-raising to keep going.

There will be more on the SU2AB later on........


donnie said...

i shall have to try and time my visits to harris to make one of the flea markets - i walked past the door once as i heading into the harris hotel for a meeting - next time i must stop

Scalpay Linen said...

Yes, please do, and make yourself known to us. You will even get a complimentary cup of coffee!