Gift 10

They keep coming, so keep tuned.  Today’s offering – a lovely little notebook:

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You simply can’t have enough notebooks, in my opinion:

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And all of these are in use, having a different function each.  Notes for my novels (?), finances 😦 , projects, gardening, recipes, holiday diaries – and the list goes on.

Now, what can I use the new one for?

Thank you, gift giver.

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Hotch Potch

Some random photos from my memory stick:

The fridge at work.  The idea is that we bring back a ‘tasteless’ magnet when we go on holiday.  Well, we have some pretty tasteless ones, so that worked…. But they do make us laugh.Image

Part of the ‘New York Skyline’ – actually a salt and pepper set, again, quite tasteless, but again looks kind of cool in the shadows when the sun is behind them.  Always makes me smile when I go into the kitchen and spot them.  Well, it takes all sorts I suppose….

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And, for good measure, an actual skyline photograph;Image

Nearer to home : Stones found half way down Fairfield Fell in The Lake District.  Cute, eh?  I wonder who did that, and who it was done for.

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Picture of Big Ben:

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Picture of the paralympics:

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Walking in Yorkshire..

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Quite easy to work out which fridge magnets are mine then….

Days off

My hours have been cut down at work, meaning that I’ve actually had five days off in a row!  Of course, I haven’t done very much, but I did manage to finish reading my book.  Sitting outside for hours on end reading, seems so decadent, but I did enjoy it.  Forgot to take a picture of the book (actually it’s on my Kindle, but still forgot to record the image.) 

I did get a picture of the cup of water, though, (I know, I know, this is riveting stuff!)

Check out the mug, though, bought the first time I went to New York….Image

 Fancy a New York related video?

The late, great Kirsty MacColl.