Remember that ‘snake toy’ made by the people who brought us the Rubik’s cube? Well, Mr10 found his old one when cleaning his bedroom a few weeks ago.
Intrigued by the shapes he was creating, Miss11 grabbed my old black-and-white (1980s vintage) one and had a go herself. As the only leftie in our house, it always gives me great pleasure to watch her figuring out the ‘backwards’ way to do things!
Have a discovery-full week yourself, dear Reader!
Miss11 returned from a recent school excursion to Chinatown, proud of her ability to use chopsticks.
A few days later while eating Chinese takeaway, Mr10 was also determined to join in the fun with his own meal. It consisted (mostly) of prawn chips though… and he wasn’t about to be defeated by them!
Have an inventive week yourself, dear Reader 🙂
Meeting my bestie for breakfast the other week: she laughed at the table I chose. I didn’t realise why, at first.
Those poor invisible people. What do you think they had done? To deserve exclusion out into the drizzly weather like that 🙁
Have a laugh-filled week yourself, dear Reader!
It’s been almost a year since Miss11 and I bought ourselves an anklet each, on holiday. I’d never owned one before, and neither had she, so when the idea crossed my mind, we bought some and wore them. “They feel like holidays,” we decided together, and since then every time I’ve wore mine it reminds me of her, and also the incredible Rainbow Beach holiday we’d had.
During the last school holidays, we spent a week on Fraser Island. While there, this caught my eye…
meaning I now have two of them to swap out depending on outfit and mood, and both remind me of holidays with the sand between my toes!
[I also managed to lose Miss11’s anklet (yay for more mummy-guilt, huh?!) so she also has a new one now. It worked out okay – she said she didn’t mind – but now the new one’s a reminder to me of how badly I suck at this whole parenting bit…]
Anyway. Back to the point: photo 42 of the 52 I was going to share this year. My new “bling”! What do you think?
And have a sparkly week yourself, dear Reader!
A friend convinced me to roller-skate with her recently. Haven’t done *that* in more decades than I care to remember! It was rather confronting…
but I managed to stay upright for the entire session (almost 2 hours!) and I was immensely proud of myself for such an accomplishment. Perhaps it was the lucky orange laces?
Anyway, have a accomplish-ing week yourself, dear Reader!
I’d been saddened over the last couple of years at noticing human encroachment (ie litter and worse) at my favourite writing spot. I’d even given up going there… for months.
Imagine my surprise when this greeted me the other day:
Evidence of humanity’s more disgusting habits: gone!
I like it when things go well.
Have a beautiful week yourself, dear Reader!
I noticed at dawn the other day, that the edges of the cloud formation on the horizon mirrored the contours of the land. Check it out 🙂
I wonder if this happens all the time, and I’ve only just noticed? I’ll have to google it…
Anyway, have a notice-able week yourself, dear Reader!
September’s nearing her end… meaning that with October just around the corner, those roadworks that hold me up on a daily basis are nearly complete, yes?
Ummm, no. Last week’s roadside greeting:
Have a more time-ly week yourself, dear Reader!
I realised the other week that my Library has no puzzles.
Problem now solved.
What did you think of this one I bought for my High School students? (Kindly completed here by Mr10 with my help, so I could take this photo…)
Have a puzzle-solving week yourself, dear Reader!
Spring has well and truly sprung! Behold, my annual indicator:
And here’s wishing you a week full of new-life yourself, dear Reader!