With that adage, I should’ve posted this RAPS reveal last weekend when it was Mother’s Day here in Ireland.
For the record: I had to remind my daughter that it was Mother’s Day; I did not receive any presents; there was no special day in it for me. But I did receive a very nice card from a kind friend. Sob story over. Instead I posted an unloved Re-Watch. #Fail. But at least I managed to space out the RAPS reveals a little before you all get completely bored with them.
In a bid to shake things up, today’s RAPS presentation is basically a co-post by yours truly and the recipient, Besotted. I thought I’d let her speak herself, and to show which words are Besotted’s own, I’ll print them in quotes. (The photos illustrating her little text are hers, too.) I made this little shrine for her because I know she is especially fond of ‘mother’s little helper’. I launch into the RAPS reveal at the end, myself. But here’s Besotted:
What’s in this envelope with an Ireland stamp and return address?
Hmmm, nice photos by Guylty and 2 wrapped packets.
Stickers! Yes, they are always fun, as the sender’s note says.
Then a tin. Can’t argue with the modern chemistry statement on the front, and “unemployed philosopher’s guild” on the back? Well that sounds like a club that would take me as a member.
And inside? THORNTON!!! My favorite. Squeee. I like how he’s “looking back” at his younger self. Sigh.
Before we get to that – here’s the tin that gave this shrine its name.
Mrs Thornton loved her good boy, didn’t she?
The gentleman and his former/other self. I think he has become more gorgeous with age.
And if you ask me – yes, he *is* the new Mr Darcy. And Captain Wentworth, Mr Knightley and Edmund thrown into the mix, too. There can never be too many shrines for Mr Thornton, and at this stage there are… *quick count*… thirteen of them. Lucky number?
Right, that concludes my recent ‘letter-bombing’ spree. Thank you to Besotted for her little photo story! And no worries about that number 13! Mr Thornton is popular. And I still have three other shrines stock-piled 😉. For occasions. I’m sure there will be some.