Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Back from the 1940's.....


No card to show you today as we have just returned from holiday but thought you might like to see what we sometimes get up to!
As many of you know Andy and I are 1940 re enactors we had a fabulous time last weekend at the Severn Valley Railway 1940's weekend that we attend every year.  We were so lucky with the weather it was so hot on Saturday.  Andy wore his 'spiv' outfit this time and has lots of watches and stockings pinned inside his jacket as well as lots of 'black market' goodies in his suitcase lol lol ....I ended up ditching my 'fur' as it was just too hot....unfortunately my sunglasses are not 1940's  style but my hay fever was really bad so needed to wear them.
We met lots of great people and had such a laugh as usual.  If you love the 1940's and the steam railway its a great weekend ( its also on this weekend) we hop on and off the train visiting different stations where there's something going on at each station,  you can attend a 1940's wedding, lots of stall selling 1940's clothes and bric brac, they have a battle and even Winston Churchill, the King and Monty are all there...plenty live 1940's music on the stations and a great show in the evening held on Kidderminster station ..hope I haven't bored you all.....

Hopefully once I've ploughed through the washing and ironing I'll be back in the craft room.

Anne

38 comments:

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

WOW Anne!! You look absolutely FAB-U-LUS in your stylish 40's outfit, and what a cool dude your Hubby is!

The event sounds amazing, and such fun - wish it was a little nearer to West Yorkshire! (Believe it or not, I LOVE steam trains).
Thanks for sharing the beautiful photo Anne. Hugs, Sylvia xx

Elaine Stark said...

WOW you both look fabulous. Elaine

Rita said...

Looks like you both had a fabulous time Anne. Sounds like fun. I was born in 1939, so would still be too young to enjoy any of it. But lots of my lovely aunts liked getting dressed up in an outfit not unlike the one you are wearing. Hugs Rita xx

Valerie said...

Brilliant photo Anne you both look amazing! Sounds like a wonderful time with all the different things at each stop off:)
Val x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, you both look fantastic, sounds like a fun time. Would love to see more photos x

Sasha said...

Anne, You both look absolutely fabulous!! I've just shared your post with my hubby, and we both think your 1940's events sound fantastic! Hubby loves the idea of hopping on and off the trains at the stations. He loves steam trains.
My cousin used to organise something similar once a month. They had tea dances in the town hall and jived to 1940's music. I LOVE WHAT YOU DO!! xx
Hope enjoyed a lovely holiday! xx

Sandra H said...

Oh wow Anne, You both look absolutely amazing xx

pam said...

amazing photos Anne, you both look fantastic, sounds like you had a brilliant time.
pam

McCrafty's Cards said...

You both look absolutely fantastic Anne, you look like a gangster mole he he I bet it is great fun going to these events.
Kevin xx

Sandy said...

Oh Anne - this is such a wonderful picture. You have sent me pictures in the past but swear this one is the best. Oh how I wish I could join you on such a grand adventure. Where in the world did you find that wonderful fur? Andy looks incredible!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us - I would not have missed it for the world!
Sandy

May said...

WOW...Anne you both look stunning...This sounds a fabulous event..Love the clothes & music of the 40's.. Have you anymore pics?? would love to see them!! Hugs May x x x

Christine Harrop said...

Sounds as if you had a ball - and you both look terrific! Christine xx

happy2craft said...

You look absolutely fab, so does Hubby, it all sounds great, a lovely way to spend a weekend, dress up, music, travel, just love it. Michelle(happy2craft)

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

How wonderful Anne you both look spiffing xx

Pauline said...

You look wonderful Anne! Love those clothes, you look so elegant! Did your hubby make any deals lol!
We went to one of these events last year, I can't remember the name of the village we went to, it may have been the same place you were at.

Marjorie said...

Wow!! You both look absolutely 'STUNNING' Anne!! Fabulous outfits and you sound as though you had a great time, my husband was born in the 40's and loves trains, old planes etc, etc... might have to put this event on our calender!!
Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Aquarius said...

What a smart couple!!

aussie aNNie said...

AWESOME Anne, you both look adorable...have not sent those things off yet, trying to settle dad most times...will get onto it asap.xxxx

Karen B said...

You both look wonderful Anne...........and Andy makes such a good spiv!!! lol Bet you're looking forward to Sunday's 40's get together - after our SU Extravaganza of course!

Karen x

Pop's Cards said...

You both look amazing, huggles Pops x x x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

You look amazing Anne. Glad you had a good time. I live in Kidderminster, and love the Severn Valley Railway. Sue x

Patricia said...

Oh! WOWSER!!! what a fantastic looking couple you make.
Love your outfit, it is fabulous as is your husbands, love his shoes.
We as a family love "steam trains" nothing like them.
Happy Crafting

Patricia xxx

fabiola jaques said...

trop bien, vous êtes superbe!! biz

Anneke said...

good evening dear Anne
what a lovely photo from you and your husband and i love the 1940 clothes.
it is realy cute to see the oldtimer suitcase and wonderful outfit.
glad that you had such a great time and met other nice people.
hugs to you.
Ann

Mary Ann said...

WOW!Anne this is AWESOME!!!You look Beautiful,Great looking couple,Love It!!!!

Leanne ... said...

Oh my....how adorable you both look!!! Just stunning! What a great time that must have been? I wondered where you ventured off to for a vacation? TFS Anne. We all wished we could have joined in the fun with you?
Hugs...Leanne

Pat K said...

WOW, you both look absolutely fabulous. What fun you must have. Thanks for sharing. Pat K x

Jill said...

Great outfits Anne - I reckon Andy looks rather at home there! You look fab, thanks for sharing and the weekend sounded great.

Jenny said...

Oh Anne.... you both look amazing, what fun you must have :0)
I love the Severn Valley Railway and have been once to a 1940's weekend (not dressed up though) we may have walked past each other!!!
Love your costumes and the thought of all that contraband your hubby's carrying ... Lol :0)
Jenny x

Mary J said...

Hello Anne! What a fab couple you are - what fun! I'd love to dress up for the day in something a bit different!

Thanks for sharing honey!

Evie said...

Wow..You look wonderful Anne! thanks for sharing this nice picture.

Hugs,
Evie

Patty Sue 2 said...

This looks so fun! I love the idea of all the 'stolen' goods on the inside of the jacket!

Shelby said...

Y'all are such a great looking couple especially in the fantastic 40s attire. Sounds like you had just a spectacular time

Shelby

Gay Peplow said...

Fantastic!! What a great pastime to have, you both look totally wonderful. I'm so glad you had a good time and the weather was kind to you Anne :D I love the watches and black market idea inside your hubbies jacket, brilliant idea LOL Thank you so much for sharing your fab photo, hugs Gay x

Astrid Maclean said...

What an amazing couple you make, fantastic photo!!!

Craftilicious said...

You both look amazing! Sorry I'm slow to comment. Hope you had another great weekend this weekend too.
Tara
x

Vicky Hayes said...

Wow! What an amazing and fun thing to do Ann - for two pins I'd join you! You both look absolutely brilliant and I bet you had a fabulous time! Vicky x

Chris(craft) and Dave(photos) Richards said...

Hi Anne,just got back from my Hols.......You two look amazing ! Must catch up with you soon,
hugs
Chris Richards
xxxxx