For a Sunday: Once Was Lost

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You pick the cheese, I will bring the wine and we'll find somewhere quiet to spread out the throw, perhaps under a tree with dappled sunshine and birdsong to while away the afternoon. Your head inevitably finds my knee to rest upon and my fingers find the curls of your hair and there we will sit: one eye on the sky, one eye on our dreams.

As the sun dips and our little talks soften to a whisper the time comes to leave and so the basket is packed once again, though rather more lightly than before. In the twilight I watch the shadows of leaves fluttering back to the ground as you shake the throw-turned-picnic blanket before pulling it around my shoulders as a shawl to fend off the descending cool of dusk.

Maybe we will come back next week. Maybe we won't. It will look as though no one was ever there but every time we drive by we will say "Do you remember the lovely picnic we had?" and we will smile at our shared memory of a Sunday well spent.


Andy & Laura, the husband and wife team behind Once Was Lost, have a shared love of beautifully handmade products and an appreciation for enjoying the simple things in life while also being committed to empowering and supporting the communities where their products are made. The result is a beautifully and ethically curated online collection of items for the socially responsible consumer.

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Happy Sundaying, my dears!

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Reclaim your Sundays,
slow them down,
fill them with joy
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