Friday, 30 October 2009

Happy Birthday Weaver of Grass, and Happy Hallowe'en Everyone!

Happy Birthday to our dear bloggy-friend the Weaver of Grass!

(Did you know, Weaver, that you were the first human to comment on my blog!)

Here Maureen and I and Littl' Nicky are strolling down one of our favourite lanes past the tall barn at the edge of the Wood. There's a lovely Autumn feel in the air, and the breeze is swishing through the trees. The Wood beckons and we lift our necks in glee knowing we have a lovely walk ahead of us.



And Happy Hallowe'en to everyone!

Here's a special 'spooky' picture, taken in our Forest. (Necky Becky wanted to be on this one!) Our trees like to dance before the moon, and we'll soon be having our Hallowe'en party! (We haven't a clue what Hallowe'en is about, but all you dear bloggy friends seem to enjoy it, so we thought we'd stick our necks out and celebrate it too!).




27 comments:

Cloudia said...

Oh! Moon-dancing trees!
I've always wanted to see them, and your spooky Halloween picture carried me to your wood instantly - all the way from my little Pacific island.

Ahoy Raph! Ahoy Necky Becky!
Your post has given me a pleasant appetite for some mulled cider with a touch of cinnamon. Thanks for taking us along on your ramble.

And Hauoli La Hanau (that's happy birthday :) to our dear friend WEAVER of Grass!


Aloha, Bloggy Friends!


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PERBS said...

Good for you for sticking your necks out and trying something new.

Jasmine said...

What beautiful cards. How sweet of you to remember your friend, I'm off to visit her now. Tat is the best Halloween card I've seen. Love the midnight giraffe print border.

kavita said...

HAPPY HALLOWEEN....RAPH,NECKY,BECKY!!!

HAPPY BIRTH DAY TO WEAVER OF GRASS.

Derrick said...

Hi Raph,

Lovely celebration pictures. I'm sure Weaver will like your view of the countryside.

Not knowing what Halloween is about is good. It means Necky Becky and Hals aren't frightened by the spookiness! Beautiful moonlight in that pic.

Lyn said...

Even though you don't know what Halloween is (or claim not to), you sure do know how to create a spooky forest! I want you at my side if I dare walk there...

Jeane said...

have a wonderful party and I love the pic of your trees dancing with the moon :)

Lyn said...

Even though you don't know what Halloween is (or claim not to), you sure do know how to create a spooky forest.
I want you at my side when I walk there!

The Weaver of Grass said...

Thank you so much dear Giraffe family for your birthday good wishes - how I wish we lived near enough for me to pop over and give you a Hallowe'en hug. (would I need a ladder to reach your neck?)

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Ahoy Cloudia! I hope you have enjoyed your mulled cider and cinnamon!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you PERBS - we've got a great party happening!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you Jasmine!

'Midnight giraffe' sounds a good name! Nexi says she'll design some fabric by that name!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you Kavita - happy hallowe'en!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Derrick, thank you!

I can't imagine Necky Becky and Hals being scared somehow! Her singing voice would be enough to frighten any spooks!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Lyn - find your way through the secret portal, and you can walk with our whole family through the spooky forest!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you Jeane - we'll be dancing with the moon too later! And we've made some lovely neckin lanterns, (a vegetable we grow a little like your pumpkins but taller).

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Weaver, hope you've been having a wonderful day! You must see if you can find a secret portal, and we'll all give you a birthday hug. (You wouldn't need a ladder, because the intergalactic tallness ratios are automatically adjusted).

Madame DeFarge said...

Love the Halloween picture. Beautiful indeed and nicely spooky.

And happy birthday to Weaver too.

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you Madame DeFarge! Our woods and forests are both nice and spooky sometimes!

Rosemary said...

I have been searching and seaching for the portal.....so want to see the spooky woods ,the dancing moonlit trees and just mention spiced cakes and a party and I am so there....searching, searching.

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Keep searching, Rosemary!

I'll ask Girth to give me the aniseed recipe, and post it up on my blog!

Crafty Green Poet said...

I like your spooky forest, very atmospheric, glads you're all sticking your necks out to enjoy Hallowe'en

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you Crafty Green Poet! Hope you had a great Hallowe'en too!

Barbara Martin said...

Here's a link for a nice man who has made giraffe related pottery:

http://grpottersblog3.blogspot.com/2009/11/secret-giraffe-project-not-quite-as.html

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Ooh, thank you Barbara - I shall go and have a look!

willow said...

Your spooky forest has a wonderful magic quality about it.

Make sure you give me a "heads up", no pun intended, for your manor visit, so I can clean all the high places!

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Thank you Willow!

Just hang decorations in front of the dusty high places, that's what we do at Necky Knoll House!