Here we are! Middle of the year! 2017 has so far been exciting, disappointing, relaxing, busy, liberating but on the whole MUCH more pleasant than 2016! Phew! So…drawing inspiration from Meet Me At Mikes, this is how the mid point of the year finds me.
Making: chocolate hedgehog slice, collages, a weaving. Busy hands!
Eating: chocolate hedgehog!
Drinking: peppermint tea
Cooking: lots of soup! Broccoli and zucchini, pumpkin, cauliflower. Excellent for lunches and for filling tummies that may be needing meals early, late, whenever!
Hearing: the radio in the background
Listening: to Trace after seeing Rachael Brown interviewed on The Project. We used to live in Thornbury so I have a clear picture of where these events took place. I hope the airing of the podcast will help solve the mystery of Maria’s brutal murder.
Reading: The Good People
Watching: Broadchurch season 3. Gosh, I love Olivia Colman! She’s in the Emma Thompson class for me. She always produces such authentic performances.
Wishing: the tradesmen we’ve had hanging around the house for the last few months would finally finish their jobs. They’re all lovely and I greatly appreciate their efforts to return our home to ship shape condition, but you know when you just want to have the house quiet and to yourself?
Wondering: lots of things! Why do I have so much milk left over this week? Why have so many apparently-sturdy teabags been spilling their contents whilst steeping in boiling water lately? How long will the queue for the Van Gogh exhibition be today? Would I like Grantchester? Why is marriage equality still an issue in this country?
Pondering: a blog post that has been running around in my head but hasn’t made it to the page yet
Buying; wool for weaving – online and in person
Enjoying: a mid-week dinner and movie date with my man!
Pretending: we are back in New York! Cold weather, a visit to the NGV planned, and tickets to three shows in five days booked!
Looking: forward to seeing Kat Stewart in White Rabbit Red Rabbit tonight
Thinking: about ‘career’ plans
Knowing: I should go for a walk soon – and empty the rubbish bins…
Noticing: I’ve had less hot flushes lately. Happy dance!
Enjoying: going to a yoga class with my boy!
Bookmarking: lots of different colour palettes
Liking: cold weather and cosy scarves
Loving: these cakes. Oh my!
Is your year progressing nicely?