Karen Toms

Posts with Month: August 2013

Breton striped t-shirts

My friend Alice sent me this picture from France where she is currently on holiday. She said that she had stumbled across this stall full of striped Breton t shirts and had thought of me.

She knows me well… This is my idea of heaven! Breton striped t shirts will forever vie with sailing for the prize of being my first love.

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Breton striped t-shirts

Breton striped t shirts

A Breton striped t shirt stall

My friend Alice sent me this picture from France where she is currently on holiday.

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Breton striped t shirts

Brambles Bank Cricket Match

Record numbers of spectators, Brambles Bank Cricket

The Brambles cricket match is an eccentric, quintessentially English affair played out at low tide on a bank in the middle of the Solent.

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Brambles Bank Cricket Match

This week’s book continues the nautical theme of the past seven days.

The Golden Age: Surfing's Revolution

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Grosgrain ribbon as a napkin ring

We had a very maritime focused wedding as we transported our guests from the church by boat to a reception in a marquee on the waters edge in my family’s boatyard.

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Nautical Week words

I love these words.

They make me think of walking on the cliffs when the sea is wild and brooding and how much it makes you feel alive.

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Nautical Week words