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I HAVE a week off and start my new job at the end of next week. I had so many plans for this week and already the sun has set on Wednesday...



I HAVE a week off and start my new job at the end of next week. I had so many plans for this week and already the sun has set on Wednesday - hump day. So gee, let's see what have I been doing with the past few days.
  • I saw Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier perform this time last week.
  • My folks came to visit and we went for a short bushwalk, had coffee overlooking the water and fishing boats, ate fish and chips at the fishing co-op and ate way too much jam slice.
  • I've been wearing this new-to-me T-shirt handed down to me by Ping.
  • I've said my goodbyes and received flowers, lovely words and trinkets from the folk here and here.
  • I saw the new Sex and the City 2 movie. Can't say I will spend any time raving about it here. Disappointing? One big ad? Too right it was.
  • I've watched Bright Star and have The Edge of Love ready to watch tomorrow. 
  • I bought the new series of Mad Men. Not sure how soon I'll get to it, I feel my quota, and tolerance, for movie-watching has expired.
  • I am reading The People of Paper for my book club.
  • I visited an artist whose work I've admired for the past two years and bought one of her paintings. I just emailed her and asked if I could. It seemed bold at the time but I'm glad I did.
  • I've abandoned cooking sweet treats and brushed off the bike and hand weights instead.
  • I've been op-shopping. Der!
  • I've divided iris, moved plants and struck new ones for the garden and now the winter solstice is behind us, I am dreaming of spring plantings.
Love to you and yours. Hope there are good people, good music, good movies, good books and good food at your house too.

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10 comments

  1. sounds dreamy. The plant you want a cutting of is in my neighbour's garden but they're pretty generous so will no doubt love to share. I'll ask them on the w'end and email you with updates.

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  2. Bright Star is just so beautifully filmed....I love the butterfly garden.....

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  3. WOw!! You've done a lot! Enjoy the rest of your week off :-)

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  4. YAY a week off! Sounds v well deserved and like u are going to make every second count. I hope your new job is going to be a big success, very exciting. am gonna pop over to facebook now and send u a little personal message xx

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  5. Sounds fantastic. Luv the shirt. Were Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier good? I'm trying to get Mr Grumpy to go when they play here. I've always been a Conway fan.

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  6. The shirt is fabulous!
    Enjoy the rest of your week off.
    All the best in your new job.

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  7. enjoy your first day of your new job on monday!!

    whoops katie, trying to work out which artist work you bought but the link went to me?

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  8. Tee hee hee! The shirt fits! Woohoo!
    Have fun at the new job! xx
    PS. Want to get Bright Star out too. The wardrobe is amazing, from what I've seen.

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  9. Did I miss something? congrats on new job!

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  10. Congrats on your new job!! Sounds like you have had a wonderful time:)

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