Each Friday, a new word is posted onto the "Illustration Friday" group on Flickr. This weeks word is NEW. The first thought I had was of my little sister, Gemma. Gemma and her husband Leon have recently become home owners. The first time they did their weekly shop in their new home was quite an exciting affair. Gem had never bought fresh flowers for herself, so they picked out a pretty vase and made their first blooming buy.
Each time I now hear the Crosby Stills and Nash song "Our House" it reminds me of Gem and Leon, pottering around and admiring their lovely home, and it makes me smile.
You put the flowers in the vase
That you bought today
Our house is a very, very fine house
With two cats in the yard
Life used to be so hard
Now everything is easy
'Cause of you
And our la,la,la, la,la, la, la, la, la, la, la.....