¡Olé! How artistic Posadas village is!

What an artistic village Posadas is! As I have mentioned before in my earlier blogs, there is a lot of art and craftwork, needlework, basket weaving, lace-making and crochet going on here (among other creative activities that I might have forgotten to mention). Some of the artwork, can be seen here; and earlier crochet projects (not including the Christmas work because it is out of season), here. Oh — for my crochet and lace-making classes to start once again!

However, in the photo below you can see the most recent example of the group’s crochet work: it is a large cross honouring Our Lady and Her month of May. In fact you can find many crosses that are on display for several days decorating the plazas, streets and shop windows all over Cordova; they are made up of a myriad of sweet-smelling flowers.

I remember often singing Bring flowers of the rarest hymn when I was living in England, since both my primary and secondary schools were catholic. (I also remember dear old Sister Carmela who used to nod off during our history class as she steadily munched her way through her McVitie’s digestives!).

Anyway, I have included the hymn below, for old times’ sake. I wonder how many of you remember it…

Happy month of May to all of you, even if it coming to a close!

Take care — bye for now! xxx

2 comentarios sobre “¡Olé! How artistic Posadas village is!

  1. My goodness me that hymn brought back a whole bunch of memories. I loved it and used to ask repeatedly why we could only sing it in May when it was so good. Thank you for a great nostalgia hit!

    Your village crochet team are excellent and very impressive. It’s a good job you haven’t had the same weather as here – it would be looking very sad now.

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  2. Thank you Lisa — I loved to sing this hymn too (which made up for my childish lack of distraction at our schooltime Wednesday masses!). And I’m looking forward to restarting the crochet classes with all my adopted grandmothers!

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