Friday, 16 November 2007
Bring me sunshine
The weather here has been just lovely the past couple of days and boy does it make a difference to the way I feel! Beautiful crisp days and mornings where the walk to school is exhilarating and the cars are still dusted with frost. It's the light, the low lying sunshine that makes driving so difficult but being outside so wonderful. Even yesterday when I was trundling round town with a very long and boring shopping list I found myself with a smile across my face (even beaming). Where once in my life BB (before blogging) I might not even have noticed this, yesterday I acknowledged it and smiled even the more. Perhaps I looked like some raving lunatic, mindlessly grinning my way round town, maybe that's what life WB (when blogging) does to you!
The sun has been pouring in through the windows at home and has distracted me from my crafting. Yes it was dust coating the fireplaces and dressing table, and, yes it was beginning to irritate me too much. I dusted round my bedroom and took some photos for you. Corners of my room that make me smile.
Do you like this eiderdown? I know I've probably got enough eiderdowns to transform my bedroom into a padded cell (and believe me there are days when this would be no bad thing) but I couldn't resist. I found it at the bottom of a pile of old blankets at a street market the other week. Unloved and discarded it did look very sorry for itself. For the princely sum of £5 it was mine. A quick wash and a day on the washing line and what a transformation. Lovely soft lemon background with sprigs of pink and violet flowers - I'm so glad I rescued it.
Did anyone get out to see the moon last night. It was beautiful and clear. I would have taken a photo but I rushed to take the oldest back to school in the evening for prizegiving and we were running late as usual. The car made it up the hill, just, when I realised that all was not well. We managed to get to a friend's house and discovered that one tyre was completely flat! Thankfully we were all okay and being so late we had no time to worry, we rang for a cab only to realise that I had no cash. Detour via the bank, oldest one at school on time and arrived home when the youngest burst into tears. She'd found the whole thing too worrying. A cuddle on the sofa and all was well.
Car fixed this morning, sun still shining and look what we've got to look forward to after school - I love Lucy! I think both of her expressions resembled mine last night! Anyway have a great weekend, I'm off to find some chocolate to eat whilst watching ...