Monday, 1 October 2007

Beauty is in the mouth of the eater!

In my 'surfing' today I found the most amazing 'watermelon art'! Seems some people have the interest and enthusiasm to spend hours carving the most amazing shapes and pictures into watermelons. They really were quite something to behold but I couldn't help feeling a certain sadness to think that this art would soon rot and decay or be eaten! Why not find a more permanent place to express such beauty and skill? A bit like ice sculpture - how sad to see someone's labours of love just melting away to nothingness.

Today was our 'ladies coffee morning'. I'm not terribly sure why we feel the need to give things titles? I mean all we do is meet every Monday morning, drink coffee and eat chocolate cake. We gossip and bemoan the state of the world, children and life in general and commiserate with one another. It does actually make us feel better to realise that we are not alone in our woes so I suppose it does serve its purpose - just not sure why we don't just meet for a chat? Today we got onto the subject of favourite TV chefs - interesting to discover how we all have different views on this nail biting subject! Voted the most popular? Definitely Nigela Lawson! Now THAT I find strange to say the least! :)

The saga of Eric and the biting dog continues! The neighbour did finally produce a rabies certificate for ONE of his five dogs - it lost validity at the end of August! So Eric has had the first two rabies shots (generously paid for by the dog owner) but no-one told him he still needed another three! So I will obviously have to continue to chase this up - sigh!

7 comments:

Magdalen Islands said...

I guess that is why we have cameras. The art will be on display forever.

Jayne :) said...

Still seems to me like an awful lot of work for a photo! LOL

Hi Gimme :)

Ambre said...

You can find this sort of art at many wedding receptions Jayne. Isn't it fabulous!! Next time I attend one, I'll take snap shots.

smiles

Jayne :) said...

That would be great - all new to me I'm afraid. We normally only have flowers and fruit cake at our weddings! LOL

Rebicmel said...

cool art. I guess everyone has their own way of expression

keith k. said...

Like making an ice sculpture ... or even a snowman ... I suppose?

J Morgetron said...

My aunt is a food stylist. She doesn't do this kind of stuff, but the stuff she does is amazing. I've always admired her for having such a cool job.

-J