Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Purple and pink...

It seems I'm not the only one who has developed the need for glasses.  Last Wednesday, I went for my first eye test and came out with a prescription for not one, but two pairs of glasses!  One pair for reading or sewing and one pair for driving!  They were ready for collection on Friday and I have worn them... maybe twice! 


I chose a 'youthful' purple pair for reading (youthful, being the lady in the opticians choice of word!) and a more restrained tortoiseshell pair for driving!  No2 said it was typical for me to choose purple!

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On a completely unrelated note, but one I feel the need to share, I bought this divine pink hellebore at my local garden centre on Saturday.  There was 30% off all plants so I had the perfect excuse to buy one.


I used to have several hellebores in my garden but over the years they have disappeared.  I am planning to plant this one in a pot so I can position outside my back door where I can see it in all it's wintry splendour.

11 comments:

  1. I have night driving glasses now too. The optician generously offered to prescribe me sewing glasses too but I politely declined - for now my arms are still just about long enough ;-)

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  2. I'm off to the optician next week!

    And hellebores are amongst my favourite plants.

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  3. ooh love the hellebore, and the glasses are indeed youthful xoxo

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  4. It would seem my arms have shrunk since I turned 40 as I can't really believe my eyesight has deteriorated.
    My hellebores are just budding - I love them too
    Chris x

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  5. Those purple specs are chic and lovely. I'm thinking my peepers need looking at too pretty soon - I keep straining and squinting - not good with such tiny makes.

    Hellebores - they're in my top three favourites. Yours is beautiful - I've not seen one in such a delicate pink before. I love a bargain.

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  6. You have purple glasses too!! We can be identical twins when we meet in March - I bet they look fab on you.

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  7. Your first eye test! Looking forward to seeing your new specs. Must remember to bring something with tiny print to yarn shop next week...! K x

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  8. Welcome to the world of glasses!! I've worn glasses since I was 6 so I think you're really lucky to have gone for so long without any!!Oh, and you can never go wrong with purple! x

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  9. I love hellebores too - so beautiful.

    x

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