Friday, 26 February 2010


1~a magpie in the apple tree on a very wet morning.

2~Master A meeting up with his chum for the first time in ages.

Thursday - late

A grim day of not feeling well.
1~my first mini iris flower. Beautiful colour.


3~coming home and going straight to bed.

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Wednesday on Time

1~snow - but it didn't come to very much. No chance of being snowed in.

2~Alfie's World by Shirley Hughes. Beautiful illustrations.

3~paracetamol is awonderful thing.

Late Tuesday

1~being given a 15% off voucher for a shop I very rarely go into. Perhaps I'll have to go back and make use of it.

2~managing to change master T's appointment without any anguish.

3~a nice wee tv programme about a doctor in the highlands.

Late Monday

1~my cheap pot of tete a tete daffs is flowering. Lovely white narcissi.

2~a cold run/plod by moonlight - lovely

3~a quietish day at the office

Sunday, 21 February 2010

Sunny Sunday

1~a day of cooking with streamed music. Fantastic!

2~snowdrop spotting, by the snowy and frozen pond.

3~a glass of red schloer!

Late Saturday

1~the excitement caused by a little snow.

2~meeting baby M.

3~sitting by the fire.

Friday, 19 February 2010


1~a lazy morning. So nice not to have to get up and be somewhre by a certain time.

2~messing around with trains, drawing, colouring.

3~a visit to the museum with Master T.

Thursday - my Friday

1~the last day of my working week

2~surviving without chocolate or crisps!

3~my new phone working at last. I am back in communication. Unfortunately my poorly thumb is hampering my texting ability.

Wednesday, 17 February 2010


1~The bank of fog up the Forth and across Edinburgh as we drove into work this morning. Beautiful, but eery from our sunshine.

2~My vase of pussy willow twigs. They have lasted for ages and are so soft.

3~My girlfriend is boyfriend is Max!!!

Tuesday, 16 February 2010


1~an interesting lecture about energy.

2~my tea cooked for me when I got home.

3~last day of chocolate for a while.

Monday, 15 February 2010


1~wearing my spotty/square coat to work. No point in keeping it for "good".

2~mummy I want to get married - who do you want to get married to? - mummy and daddy! So sweet.

3~chocolate. Lent starts soon!

Sunday, 14 February 2010

Sunday - on time

1~a run/plod this morning in the sunshine. It was lovely - I was too hot and the run was hopeless, but hopefully will be better next week. Such a fine weekend - weatherwise. Maybe spring is just around the corner.

2~lovely pink flowers from my boys.

3~pink prosecco. Lovely - thanks grandad!

Catch up Saturday

1~doing a few jobs in the garden without turning blue. A good job well done!

2~playing trains with Master T.

3~a lovely meal with friends. It's such a pity we couldn't stay out longer. Master T had a great time and was very well looked after by the restaurant.

Saturday, 13 February 2010

Catch Up Friday

1~First trip of the year to the farm with Master T. He had fun......

2~A couple of drinks out with a chum. Peace to blether.

3~Baking fairy cakes for Master T. They were much appreciated and went down very well.

Thursday, 11 February 2010


1~Ms M's fabulous fake fur coat.

2~Ms S's fabulous lemon cake. I do hope it goes well for her tomorrow.

3~Egg curry.

Wednesday, 10 February 2010


1~catching up with Mrs F for lunch - an ex work colleague - but now almost colleagues again.

2~recovering from the explosion on my way to work.......what exactly was it? A bus?

3~rice crackers and hummous - they filled a gap when I got home from work.

Tuesday, 9 February 2010


1~ A visit from Baby R to the office today. Maybe we should become a creche and all take our kids to work. It would brighten the day up - but maybe it would be just too stressful.

2~The shadow cast by the streetlight through tree branches - it was very beautiful. Almost worth struggling with my run.

3~A sandwich for my lunch from Rudi's. The best sandwich shop in town.

Monday, 8 February 2010


1~Cashing the cheque that has been languishing in my bag for ages at long last!

2~Bumping into my cousin who I haven't see for ages. It's a pity I had to dash back to work.

3~M&S flower topped cupcakes. So sweet. Anything to brighten up a grey, damp Monday.

4~Ms M's new furry coat. I like alot.

Sunday, 7 February 2010


The weekend is almost over.

1~Watching Master T watching M&C playing Super Mario on the Wii. He was most intrigued and even had a shot. He'll be wanting one soon enough.

2~A visit to granny and grandad's and even more food. Master T was very excited to show off his crocs with his new charms from M and his new lorry from M & C's grandad.

3~A taster of Mr T's Andrew Macpherson wine. Very nice!

Late Saturday

1~Snowdrop spotting on the walk down towen to get Amaster T some new shoes. He's very proud of them.

2~An impromptu lunch in "so much more than a cafe"! Quite delicious comfort food - macaroni cheese and chips. Not really what I needed after last night's curry, but at least I went for a run today, ~4.5miles plod in the rain.

3~Spending the night with friends. Good company, good food, good drink and a fab new music!

Friday Catch Up

1~ A trip to Dobbies with chums. Spent no money (apart from some lovely scones). Might have to go back when I am child free for a proper look around!

2~A takeaway curry for tea. Yummy scrummy!

3~A little bit of housework. The house is making me a little happier!

Thursday, 4 February 2010


1~My pilates class - I wasn't nodding off tonight.

2~Getting picked up from work - sheer luxury.

3~A sneaky chocolate biscuit - it will soon be lent!

Wednesday, 3 February 2010


An uneventful day with travel stresses.

1~Mango with my muesli.

2~Tasty tarts for lunch.

3~Reading to Master T after a HUGE fight!

Tuesday, 2 February 2010


1~Snow again. It was lovely to get up to the snow again this morning. Not enough to get snowed in though! Went for a run tonight (which was rubbish) and had to contend with frozen snowy pavements. Not such a good idea fter all.

2~An interesting day observing interviews.

3~Having my tea made for me. Great!!

Monday, 1 February 2010

Monday Again

A quiet day. Back at work after our weekend away.

1~Getting my shoes re-heeled for free. It shouldn't have fallen off in the first place. Shoddy workmanship.

2~Managing to run all the way up the hill tonight. Why couldn't I run up yesterday's hill. It's all in the mind.

3~Choosing three new books for Master T from the library. He was fast asleep in the carwith daddy. Hope he likes the one about pirates.


4~Turning over to a new month in the calendars.