i henna-ed my hand on sunday night with a tube i got in melbourne. its a bit too orange coloured and the lines, a bit too thick. and now i have to look at it for a week or so.. on monday i got my package of henna from india. so happy. if only i had waited one more day i could have had nice warm brown henna patterns. oh well. i can always do some feet mehndi. it was fun to see the kids faces at kinder when they got a glimpse of my hand. i think they liked it when i told them i drew on my hand with special paint.
this autumn weather is very nice. i dug around in the garden with amelie today. id really like to build. with some rocks. i need a pile of rocks. im thinking of andy goldsworthy. thats his name isnt it. without checking. and relying on my ageing memory . oh dear. im making a compost heap. well ive been feeding wild animals with our scraps for a few weeks now... but now ive covered the scraps with dirt and im hoping the worms will come to the feast and we may have some compost action happening soon. and looking at my moon calender tonight it seems now is the perfect time to be composting. fancy that.
i potato stamped some fabric the other day. with amelie. of course. she is my little shadow at the moment. she doesnt venture very far from my side. anyway.. it was fun. but not so pretty. but i can see the potential. i have some big pots of screenprinting ink that wont fit through a gocco screen. so i thought maybe i could stamp some fabric. im sure it would work somehow. maybe i need to water the ink down some. lotta jansdotter makes it look easy. i only had two potatoes left in my cupboard to dissect too. i will try the potato stamping again. oh and i was trying to stamp pink ink onto black fabric which probably wasnt helping the situation.
anyway. why i am telling you this i have no idea. i could call my blog the midnight ramble.