Chrissie and her-then co-hostess Mandi were so kind and helpful to me when I emailed with countless questions.
"Just exactly what is a one-layer card?"
"Are you saying CAS and CASE are not the same thing?"
"Could you explain what a 'backlink' is?"
Well, it's because there is a fifth week in the month.
Um. Okay. Spacifically, it's a British expression for a grab bag game where players would "dip" their hands into the bag, not knowing what they would pull out.
But in colloquial American English where I grew up, a "dip" was someone who was acting less than intelligently. So you can imagine my confusion when the darling ladies at LIM had a "Lucky Dip" challenge! A wait. What? We had some fun emails going back and forth across the pond about that!
And now here I am having the honor of serving as a Guest Designer for a "Lucky Dip" week!! It's appropopo in so many ways!
Our Lucky Dip theme for this week #187 is:
This was a popular British music hall song. It was written in 1907 by John A. Glover-Kind and first recorded in 1909. At that time, it became popular for the working-class to visit the seaside.
I do like to be beside the sea!
I do like to stroll along the Prom, Prom, Prom!
Where the brass bands play:
So just let me be beside the seaside
I'll be beside myself with glee
And there's lots of girls beside,
I should like to be beside
Beside the seaside!
Beside the sea!
As it happens, we visited the beach today and I have a great twin silhouette to share with you of the seaside!
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