I wonder if some who remember the dog portrait, but aren't sure they were following back then may have seen it in later articles. I'm kinda proud of him, so I don't mind giving him the occasional airing on blog. =)
Here's the recipient taking his first good look at it. I was so disappointed that he first saw it with his back to me, as I didn't get to see his very first reaction, but having said that, he was a fairly reserved sort of chap, so there was probably nothing to see. =)
At this point, blogging awards were beginning to make the rounds (remember those? Where you nominated your favourite blogs and they got to display a logo?) and I decorated my blog with them for a while.=) Thanks again to all those kind enough to nominate me back then. xx
Spring 2008 saw me beginning to stash all manner of Derwent art pencils too and I posted about 3 different lots of them on blog!!
I loved these cute purses so much that I bought a load of fabrics etc and sent them back to myself to have a go at making them myself. Shameful to say, but I've yet to try...!
In May of this year, I started the first of my other blogs that has survived to this day: A Polyglot (in Training). I won't say my dedication to it is admirable, (except to someone who thinks blogging a total waste of time - which viewpoint I can see a certain amount of validity in!!!), but it's still there, and I still post to it from time to time.
the QCF scale). Everything else I had was level two or above.
That's it for this year. Tune in for year 4 tomorrow.
Text and images © Elizabeth Braun 2015