(well, figuratively speaking...) in chocolate.
Making lots at the moment. It's that time of year for me. Glad to say that on Saturday at the little market at our English shop, A LITTLE bit of BRITAIN, I did a stall of chocolates and cards. The cards weren't hot sellers though we (Romy and I) did sell a few and I got several sign-ups for a Zentangle workshop next week...which I'm very much looking forward to.
The chocolates, however, started flying immediately. I'm very grateful to our expat community here as it's they who are buying, ordering and - hopefully - enjoying! I returned home a few hours later with my boxes lighter. And have to start all over again as there's a market on Sunday in a nearby village where there's a lot going on - there's a lively 'Women's Institute' and Katrina runs her burgeoning cake-making business - Golosaria - and Steffi has her beautiful, creative centre and villa - Cortijo las Salinas - so I'm hoping to tickle a few tastebuds and catch a few eyes with my wares. And no chance of my chocolate melting....it's jolly cold here at the moment!
Because of the blogs I follow and the friends I have on Facebook, I often find tantalising glimpses of English craft fairs and I do get a little 'pang'... you know, that feeling in the pit of your stomach when you're missing something, have forgotten something or want something...because I did enjoy doing craft fairs. I am so very happy here in Spain in our lovely house...but I do feel, since I've retired and found so many interesting things to do with my time, I think I might have quite enjoyed a crafty semi-retirement in England too!
But, how could I possibly miss anything at all when, on the stall next to me on Saturday is a very nice, Northern couple who sell a selection of all sorts, including some lovely vintage jewellery, little 'nice' things, a few antiques, cards, wrapping paper...anything really. And they're from a village in Huddersfield! From Skelmanthorpe actually - about which I wrote about in a post last year strangely enough! They've done craft and antique fairs all over - and we shared a few venues in common! (Probably not at the same time....that would be pushing it a bit!)
Anyway, for a woman with so much to do, I digress....(why change the habit of a lifetime?) ... next post, I shall be showing explicit photos of chocolate in all its states of deliciousness.....YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!