Thursday, 23 October 2014

Snippets


Phewf, it's been a busy few weeks! I haven't been able to sit down and blog for far too long, so thought it was high time for a nice rambling post. Here goes...

Last week J and I headed off for our annual visit to his mums out in Sardinia. We've never been this late in the year before, but luck was on our side and we had a beautiful week of sunshine and relaxing. Holidays always go so quickly, but I'm super grateful that we were able to go and I also got to catch up on a bit of reading which was good. I'm still miles behind on my Goodreads challenge, but hey ho.


Since coming home I've had a horribly stressful week (sods law yes?) though there have been a few highlights including an insane reductions shelf in Sainsburys where I went a little o.t.t on Udis bagels reduced from £2.30 to 59p. It may seem sad, but those kinda prices just aren't seen on GF products so I made the most of it!
I also took J for the best hot chocolate in Brighton. I kid you not. I discovered Chocaffinitea when my bestie came to stay a few weeks ago and we stumbled across it after a day wandering the lanes, and I am truly smitten.

Other random happenings of late include visiting "The Cornershop" by Lucy Sparrow which is currently on show in Brighton. It's such an amazing idea and so well executed - definitely check it out if you haven't seen it yet!

I also (finally) learnt to weave when aforementioned bestie came to stay. We spent a morning making cardboard looms and raiding my wool stash; perfect morning if you ask me. I definitely get the fascination with weaving now, it's a classic therapeutic craft and I'm looking forward to experimenting more with it.

And finally, it's much sooner than I expected, but there are already signs of life in my cactus terrariums! I am insanely excited by this, although now that the initial "what if nothing happens?" panic has faded, I'm now left wondering about how successful the growth of the little guys will actually be. What if they all grow in one cluster? What if only one grows out of them all? Etc. Etc.
Obviously there's nothing I can do about it now, but I have become rather obsessed with checking their progress.

...and there we have it. That's me up to date for once, though I'm sure the feeling won't last! Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans - right?

4 comments:

  1. I hadn't heard of Chocaffinitea before but it sounds delicious! I will definitely check it out when I'm next in Brighton. Sounds like you've had a fun few weeks and seen some lovely things xxx

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    1. I feel like I've given up a big secret there!! You have to visit, you won't be disappointed :) x

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  2. Yay to uber good hot chocolate, weaving and terraniums!

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    1. Yay to it all! I still owe you a hot choccie :) x

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