we had an unusual and very nice surprise this week from a stranger.

We received a copy of a book from Amazon that we don’t already have and that we didn’t order. It was ‘My name is Mina’ by David Almond.  It came with a message saying:

‘found your blog recently. Thought you would like this book – sorry if you’ve already read it. Don’t mean to be wierd – just think good for you doing home schooling. Happy Christmas!’

What a lovely thing to do. Many thanks to D for that lovely thought and the book looks great – we will be reading it soon.

For you here is this pic of some roses made by transferring a polaroid photo onto paper…

And those were days of roses, of poetry and prose...