Photo an hour - 20th February

This Saturday was #photoanhour and got off to a very good start when I woke up, as I found Ben had been shopping whilst I slept and so my breakfast was going to be more exciting than cereal.

8am: maple pecan bun thing.  Yummy.



9am: For Christmas, Mum bought me the two Edward's Menagerie crochet books - they are superb.  This is my first finished animal, Sophia the Flamingo for Vikki.  Look at how she slouches on the heater!


10am: I've had a bit of a cold recently, so 10 o'clock was time for more tea to wash down the paracetamol.


11am: judging by the blanket over my legs in the 10am and 11am photos I don't think I moved very far!  I started my second animal, Blake the Orangutan, again for Vikki. I am not a fan of fur stitch, although it is very clever.


12pm: I got up, and had a shower, and got dressed! I like my bee socks, continuing with the animal theme so far!


2pm: back from errands in town, lunch of roasted butternut squash, spinach, gnocchi and goat's cheese.



3pm: on Sunday my Guiding district held an event to celebrate World Thinking Day - I was organising it (different people organise it every year - I wrote about the 2014 event here) and so I had a few last minute bits to do on Saturday afternoon.  Like make a trefoil out of a pipe cleaner.  



4pm:  more Thinking Day stuff.  The girls would be doing four different activities and collecting a bit of circle (below) they could connect at the end.


6pm: Wrapping presents for Mum's birthday which need posting this week.


7pm: Ben and I were off to the theatre.  We needed to leave at 7.15.  At 7.10 I was ready to go, and sat on the sofa to do some reading as Ben still needed to have a shower and get dressed.


An early 8pm: we made it to Chichester Festival Theatre in time.


9pm: A spot of reading in the interval.  


I was feeling pretty rotten by the end of the show and so we came straight home afterwards - I was in bed and asleep within minutes!

Thanks, as always, to Jane and Louisa for organising.

Comments

  1. That flamingo is so cute! I hope you're feeling better now and that you've managed to get rid of your cold. It seems to be coughs and sniffles season at the moment!

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    1. Coughs and sniffles are indeed everywhere! I'm feeling much better now thank you :-)

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  2. Bee socks! Wow, so jealous. I LOVE everything bee!

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  3. Thank you so much for all the crochet! I love the flamingo, it's gorgeous. I shall have to repay the favour once I've submitted. I am currently wondering whether creme egg brownies would post...

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    1. I've sent gingerbread shapes in the post before.

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  4. Your breakfast looks yummy and I love the flamingo! Hope you're feeling better by now :D

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    1. Much better thank you...finally!

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  5. That is the cutest flamingo I've ever seen! I have many pairs of animal socks, but no bees, I feel like my life is missing something without them!

    Ah, you have an old Kindle, I had one too and then it died in December whilst we were in the States... I was a sad day! I'd had it for years and years.

    What the book like, The Trouble With Goats and Sheep, I totally judge all books by their cover and title, so this instantly peeked my interest?

    ~ K

    www.lifeasunusuals.com

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    1. I've had my kindle for about five years now..I'm hoping it holds out for a bit longer! Goats and Sheep is good, I'm about a third of the way through and ought to get a wriggle on.

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  6. I will echo everyone else's comments - love that flamingo!

    I've heard good things about that book, I shall have to check it out!

    Thanks for joining in, as ever :)

    Jane

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