An early Christmas treat—Alice and I visited Warner Bros Studio Tour for the second time, to experience “Hogwarts in the Snow”. I took my SLR for this visit, but only my fixed lens. Zoom would have been useful in this context, but there are still plenty of photographs…
The tears are still drying on my face and I have spent the last half an hour spacing out and returning to it in my mind. This seems as good a time as any to share my feelings about the Harry Potter series; I have just finished my second read through of the books.
When I was growing up, The Famous Five was the one series of books that I read over and over again. Even now, I will occasionally go back and read a few of them. I still get a huge kick out of watching them solve their mysteries, and they’re fun to read.
I’m having a week of extreme doing. When I say extreme doing, I don’t mean working myself into the ground. Rather, creating a silence so I can hear myself think again.
Here is a bunch of stuff I did, thought, said and looked at in 2013. I like writing these things down and having a little look back. I hope you all had a brilliant 2013, and all the best for 2014.
I had lots to do today in preparation for the coming week, plus my brother came over to watch a film and eat popcorn.
The habit of working in the morning and having free time in the afternoon has definitely kicked in. I’m not complaining, it’s wonderful that people keep wanting to give me work! It has meant that this month wasn’t quite what I envisioned, but it has been reassuring and may mean that I can spend a […]
Saturday has been half chores, half fun things. I got the chores done early on, in between reading chapters of It. I did some more drawing and watched The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Read on to see how that went down.
Another day, another run. More scrambled eggs. Another blissful hour of reading and writing (a soon to be published post about luck and my kitchen tap).
Another day, another attempt at a run. Most of my big plans are in the next two weeks rather than this one which is nice in some ways. It gives me chance to get used to the new routine and rest a little bit.
Art, design & music. Major themes here! Oh and music is like being hugged by a painting.
The other half is an excellent cook. He received Delia’s Complete How to Cook for his birthday and since then he’s made one meal and one desert almost every weekend. I’m going to share some pictures of the delicious things he’s made, and as for the book, I’d recommend it to anyone! The resulting food […]