Friday, 9 October 2015

Friday Smile - Week 140

Happy Friday to you again everyone.  Gosh how quickly they come round.

I'm linking up with Annie's A Stitch in Time blog for Friday Smiles.

This wasn't the photo I'd planned to show but when my hubby sent down this photo of this dear little chap I knew I had to post it.

A juvenile greenfinch who had been feasting on berries.  Look at the juice all over his beak and down his throat.  Isn't he adorable.

I've had a lovely week.  Yesterday a friend brought us a cake she'd made for us - just because!  Isn't that lovely.

 In the evening we went out for dinner with six friends.  We all lost children, many years ago now, and we meet regularly for a meal together.  We enjoy happy times together now.

I have a friend coming to craft this morning and tomorrow I'm off to a card making class with two other friends.

Have a lovely weekend Everyone!


  1. Oh what a gorgeous little green finch....I've snapped a coal tit and two little blue tits this morning on my feeders. :-) I have topped up my feeders too cos they will be glad of a nut or two as it gets colder. Thanks for linking up Barb. Have a great week.
    Annie x

  2. The photo of the finch is gorgeous. Well done your hubby!
    You have lots of nice tings to look forward to this week. Great! So enjoy!
    Thanks for visiting already,

  3. Lovely photo Barb.....he is so adorable. Have a lovely weekend.
    hugs Jo x

  4. That's a great photograph Barb, have a super weekend, hugs Erika. x

  5. Hi Barb, Lovely pic!
    How lovely that something so special and good has come from your group of friends who all share such a tragic loss. What special friends they must be and it's lovely you can all share good times.
    Jo x

  6. Gorgeous little birdie! Friends make such an impact on our lives don't they? I'm so glad I have mine to support me. Take care Zo xx

  7. Hi Barb. What a little cutie pie! I love watching the birds in my neighborhood; they are so entertaining. The ravens have taken a liking to me as I throw out special food for them.

    That's so nice that you and other couples meet on a regular basis. It's a club that noone wants to be a part of but it sounds like you've turned it into a positive.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

  8. Aww barb, what a cutie photo. How nice to all meet up .(((((((hug)))))) I also lost a child in 1990 Love Soojay xx

  9. Gorgeous little cutie there Barb. That is lovely that you all meet up regularly. It is nice that you met through loss. All kindred spirits.
    PS - Forgot about getting straight in at A&E!

  10. It sounds as though you are having a good week with all your friends. The little bird looks as though he has been in the wars. I'm glad it is only berry-juice! Kate x

  11. Lovely greenfinch pic - do you have a long lens?

  12. He is lovely. Have you noticed how he appears to be looking straight at the camera. I have taken photographs of birds at a distance but they still appear to be watching me. Maybe they enjoy having their photo taken, little show offs! x


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