ROWAN

Today I received my Zwergnase junior limited edition Roelie. She is a bigger doll in their junior range being 55cm to the usual 50cm.

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The Zwergnase dolls have unique faces and Roelie’s face is a new sculpt.

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I’m not one for the cross/angry faces but I don’t mind the ones that look curious or questioning.

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So I am pleased that when she arrived I liked her! lol I was worried she might look too cross but I think she does have a questioning face.

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I took her out into the garden for a quick photo shoot made even quicker by the fact my camera battery needed recharging !

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I took Violet out to meet her , Violet is the standard sized Zwergnase at 50cm

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I decided to call the new girl Rowan and she’ll be a big sister to the others.

 

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The late afternoon/early evening sun bathed the girls.

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I will take some photos of Rowan and some of the others at the weekend, when I have more time and a recharged battery!.

 

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F IS FOR

FALLING ASLEEP AMONGST THE  FLOWERS.

 

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It’s a specially nice

not to think twice

and just go with the flow

amongst flowers don’t you know.

 

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and for falling asleep

While buried deep in flowers so pink

they make you blink!.

 

These are my entries to the doll and bear ABC challenge for the letter F.

 

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E IS FOR

ELEPHANTS

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Elephants are lovely

Elephants are true

Please don’t sit on Elephants

They don’t sit on you !

Elephants love family

Just like you and me

So please protect these Elephants

and save their Ivory!

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Tutu wants to sit
Ron will be his seat
His family no longer with us
Vanished in a beat

So if you see injustice
against these gentle beasts
Please add you anger
and maybe they’ll retreat !

The poachers we must win against
and stop this evil trade
so these wonderful animals
Can amble through the glades

Let man not destroy their families
for just like you and I
There is nothing in this world so sad
as to see an Elephant cry.

These are my two photos for the Doll and Bear photo challenge for E.

I just love elephants, always have ever since I was a child. I cannot believe how evil man as become towards them, destroying them for their tusks! To put into potions used my quacks! and bought by people who should know better!

How the destruction of these wonderful, gentle family creatures can still be happening saddens me and breaks my heart.  So my photos have rhymes to them.

But Ron enjoyed playing with Tutu in the garden , so that I could take the photos for this week.

Here are the extra’s.

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tutu wants a cuddle

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He wants to sit On Ron’s lap and have a proper cuddle!

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Luckily Tutu is just a baby!

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Thank goodness he’s settled down with just his front legs on Ron, so not too heavy for the poor boy!

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I think we’ll leave them their with Ron singing nursery rhymes to Tutu and Tutu’s eyes starting to flutter! I can see you lads asleep in the grass pretty soon!

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D IS FOR

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DESCENDING

Here is a photo of all , well almost all, the different boy style dolls I own.

D IS ALSO FOR

 

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DEVOTION !

Constantin and Ulli are devoted brothers.

These were my entries to this weeks challenge for the letter D.

 

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KRUSING WITH THE BOYS

Today I decided to take some photos of the different boy dolls I own. I started with my Kathe Kruse dolls.

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First up was Constantin.

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He is the biggest of my boy dolls and I think he is from the mid 90’s.

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I love his total look.

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Next in size is this lad.

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I call him Rupert and I love his red cord knickerbockers and plaid shirt.

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He’s got quite a solemn / worried look about him. He is the youngest of the boys, I think he’s a 2000 doll.

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Here is another whose name I have forgotten.

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He is an 80’/ 90’s doll and came in this outfit but also with his original outfit with is navy and white.

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I love his baby curls

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Last of the Kruse boys is this little chap, who is from the 60’s and I call Timmy.

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He came along with his sister and although he’s been here a year I have yet to wash his clothes! So now I have seen how dirty they are , they’ll be in the wash today!

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He has a sweet baby face.

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Here they are standing together but Curly top keeps trying to fall over ! naughty lad!

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A nice mix of ages I think , would quite like an older boy at some stage but no rush, he’s got to be the right one.

Tomorrow more of the other boy dolls will be taking part.

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C IS FOR

Constance on a Camel, Chillaxing Carrying Copper pots while Chomping on Chocolate in the Countryside!

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Constance on the Camel

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You can see her Chocolate and her Copper pot !

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She’s not yet Chomping her Chocolate!

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But she’s starting to feel peckish!

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and so she starts to Chomp !

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Yum yum yum !

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She’s loving the taste!

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So these are the photos I took for the challenge for a Doll and Bear Alphabet Challenge on my friends flickr group.

Only a max of two photos are allowed each week , so I put a chomping and a non chomping one on.

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VISITING

I went to visit a friend and took along Azalea. She loved looking around my friends garden.

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She said hello to these lambs .

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Then she found a slide! so she was so happy, she loves slides.

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She was soon at the top and getting ready to slide down.

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She called out to make sure I was watching!

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Ready Steady Go !

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Within seconds she was at the bottom, giggling.

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I’m going again, she called , so I left her to enjoy herself and went in.

 

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My friend collects mainly Kidz n Cats dolls and always has a display in her window. She also as a couple of Zwergnase dolls .

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This lad in his cowboy hat was waiting for warmer weather , so he could go and ride the range 😉 bad refection but he was such a lovely doll I wanted to show him to you.

 

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B IS FOR

BLYTHES WITH A BIG BOOK!

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Cherry and Pinkney have decided to read a book. Pinkney is fed up reading Little women, they have already read it this month!

“No Cherry ” she says firmly ” I am not reading this again!”

“Oh but I love it! It’s so us!” Cherry answers.

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Pinkney moves away and Cherry sets the book flat, how can I get her to agree.. she wonders

Meanwhile Pinkney’s thinking she does LOVE Little Women so to read again would not be so bad…

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” I know ” says Cherry craftily ” If we read this book now we can read any that you want all next month!”

“Mmm ” says Pinkney ” ALL next month, what I want to read? ”

“Yes I promise, cross my heart and eat a pie”

“That’s cross my heart and hope to die!” corrects Pinkney

“Really! I always thought it was strange you had to eat a pie after crossing your heart!” giggles Cherry ” alright then , cross my heart and hope NOT to die!”

Pinkney giggles ” So let’s start reading then, I need to make a list ”

“What list !”

“The list of books we are reading next month”

“List! I don’t remember saying there’d be a need for a list !”

” Yes, list, there’s Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice , Anne of Green Gables ” she warms to her subject ” War and Peace …”

“WAR AND PEACE!”

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ZWERGNASING!

Is that a word? well it is now!

Today I decided it was time for a photo shoot of my Zwergnase family.

So out into the garden we went.

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Like little jewels of colour they stood about the rockery.

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The rockery is a great place to take photos of the dolls even though the rocks are not level after a short fight I managed to get them all standing!

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For the life of me I cannot remember the blondes name , so will call her Freya, well Freya’s looking a little wild haired in these photo’s ! in front on the left is Lenka and on the right is Katja and behind her is Azelea.

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On the far left is Violet twin to Azelea.

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Agnes is too far over on the right in these photos.

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So she is encouraged to move to the front.

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All but Violet are in their original outfits,so I must find or make them some new clothes.

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We all move down into the formal garden onto the iron bench which we forgot to cover for the winter so is in need of some TLC.

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Freya! What are you doing hiding behind that plant!

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That’s better now we can see everyone. Lennert and Tammy have joined in.

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a closer view.

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Tammy in the front is the nemesis of all wolves in the surrounding area !

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So that’s the Zwergnase family at present! will any more be arriving… we’ll just have to wait and see!

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Freya,  Azelea,  Lennert, Katja, Lenka, Tammy,  Violet and Agnes.

 

 

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A IS FOR

APPLE

A friend is running a group on flickr with the theme of producing a photo each week with dolls, working our way through the alphabet.

These are some of the photos I took in order to submit one to the group.

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Knowing I had these small wooden Apples, the letter A plus the large wooden Apple meant this was what immediately came to mind when I knew I was going to take part.

I decided that Constance O , my Jerry Berry girl would be perfect for this task.

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So even thought it was trying to rain! I took everything out to the flower garden and set the scene.

Constance decide to sit on the table! and hold one of the red apples.

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It was not long before she said that the apple was getting heavy and wearing her out!

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Within minutes she was sliding down and resting against the big apple and sighing!

 

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“Was that a snore? ” I ask in disbelief !

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“Pardon? Do I have a blanket as it’s getting chilly? ” Realising that she’d be fast asleep within a minute, I decided to gather everything up and retire back inside, visions of her sitting with the apple on her head and walking about scattering from my mind!

Well at least she stayed awake long enough for the first couple !

 

 

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