All the latest from the Flower Bank

A massive thanks to our quiz master extraordinaire Simon who together with the wonderful Hayes helped raise £330 at the Quiz Night. This brought the total for fundraising to £710.

This week’s mannequin head for Hair Discovery is called “for the lads”.

This week’s mannequin head was inspired by my mum and I called it “Rags & Curlers”.

Friday night was open mic night at Trinity Church, North Finchley. Thank you Sandy, Patrick & Joe for hosting they were farbulous and nothing was too much trouble. There was a whole host of acts from rap to comedy and my thanks to all the performers.

Last Thursday I had a stall at Middlesex University’s Christmas Fair. i was definitely one of the oldest there!

I’d been given a plant a few weeks ago and wanted to use the leaves in a design.

The Flower Bank has now got a logo which I’m thrilled about

Angelina from Hair Discovery in East Barnet is kindly promoting The Flower Bank’s crowdfunding campaign by hosting my floral designs in her window, This is my first design.

On Thursday 25 October I attended the pledge awards at City Hall. I’ve been pledged £30,000K by the Mayor of London and I’m absolutely delighted. The photograph is of myself and other Haringey award winners.

I’m looking for someone to foster supermarket donated orchids for me.

Meet Mary Murphy, runner up in the floral design category at Tottenham’s Flower & Priduce Show. Mary is a resident at Priscilla Wakefield House which had 8 entries at the show.

This clematis was no more than a bundle of sticks when it was donated to me by Morrisons. It was planted in the garden at N15 and now it’s flowering - so happy

Thank you Sue Arran for the wonderful donation of wedding flowers today. I'll be working with young offenders tomorrow to turn these flowers into designs for 7 organisations in Haringey & Barnet.

From the flowers that were donated from a joyful wedding I was able to create a funeral wreath.

Last week I was presented with a Certificate from Joanne McCartney and a beautiful bouquet from my former floristry tutor Melissa Pauley at Capel Manor's annual awards ceremony. It was in recognition of the Flower Bank's work and I was honoured to be part of such an inspirational afternoon.