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Friday, 11 November 2011

Rocking my World...Freedom!

In remembrance of Katie, a blogland friend I didn't get to know long enough. A beautiful soul.
Haven't done one of these "Thankful" posts for a few weeks now, but as it is Remembrance Day, I have no excuse :)
I will ever be Thankful to those who put on a uniform and stand up for our freedom.
My grandfather fought in the trenches fron 1914-1919...he survived. His eldest son fought in WW2...he did not. He lies still in Italy where he fell, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Italian people who keep the graves so beautifully.
Bless them All!!!
On a lighter note, this is a plant in my neighbours flowers in is a yucca of some is getting ready to flower again, now, in November???! So I thank Nature for it's entertaining vagueries :)

I am Soooooo thankful for my lovely tattooist Steve, who spent the morning working on my Totem Tattoo. Just look at those icey blue eyes on my she-wolf...mwahahahahaha........!
I am loving that Reeves have brought out a range of soluble wax crayons(couldn't afford the other make) this pack of 24 cost just £7.49!!
This is a quick sketch I made with them to send to Donna with a small set of the crayons for her to play with. It's to remind her of the green fields of England :D
And I am thankful every day, for the inspiration given by other bloggers. This weeks special mention is for Dawn and Cheryl, who inspired me to make a visualisation of my Guardian Angel

And last but not least ....Hubby, who yet again came home with a cheap treat :) There are 2 alphabet stencils(upper and lower case) for £1 !!!
Blessed Be to all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice ! Thank you!


  1. Great post Gina.
    Love your She-Wolf. :)
    Hugs xx

  2. Oh a lovely post, your tattoo looks awesome, the crayons and the stencils look fantastic - I love a bargain and the reminder of such a significant day linked with your family - let us always remember what others did for us.

  3. Love reading this post. Your tatoo looks very special ;) and your drawing fantastic.

  4. Lovely Rocking list, Gina, perfect for today when we remember those who gave so much for us.

    I have both those crayons and the neocolour II's, and I don't think there's really much difference at all. Pretty sketch for Donna, which just about sums up the wonderful green fields of England.

    Have a great weekend,


  5. Lovely thoughtful Rocking post. Amazing Tat !

  6. A moving tribute of remembrance. I wish you a happy weekend.

  7. This is a wonderful way to be remembered. And to pair it all with bits of life and nature and living art. You rock!

  8. That tattoo is really powerful.

  9. what fabulous pictures! enjoyed the visit. i love your "moses toeses" poem. i'm keeping that one and my just show it to my pastor!

    hugs sunshine and thanks for the smiles!