The Sue Ryder Hospice in Nettlebed holds a monthly sale in the grounds of its mansion.
We always try to go because there are so many lovely bargains to be had, not to mention the good cause!
Usually we stop off at the Field Kitchen cafe for coffee first.
They do wonderful breakfasts and cakes and run a Deli.
It was bitterly cold at the sale, but it meant fewer people braved the weather and it was easier to see the lovely things on show. I bought books (4 for £2), some china and ....
this wonderful Lloyd Loom Linen basket in a gorgeous green for £6.00.
Darcy playing peek-a-boo
On the bottom it had a date stamp of 5th July 1954.
Its quite rare to find a piece like this which hasn't been painted over with gloss.
It snowed again last night, but in the morning the sun was out and the whole place sparkled.
"Life is like a blanket of snow. Be careful how you step on it. Every step will show"