I am a late comer to pottering. Post separation I have come to treasure it though. My time, my life, my own speed dial that I can turn up or down when I want to. School holidays used to always involve a trip somewhere or holiday of some sort. That usually meant some sort of mad packing and on reflection was quite stressful. Now that the coffers are practically bare I can just afford my own back yard and actually this is the place I'd rather be. Given that I am currently on annual leave counting the days until next pay day today has been spent doing following:
Waking up with Andrew Marr- not literally of course but it help me keep my finger on the button
Followed by Tim Lovejoy in Something for the Weekend ( no Louise today ). I find him strangely attractive - this is done whilst getting breakfast together for myself only
Breakfast in bed
Went for a run with the dog when it was too hot to really do so. Result one very red face.
Pampering session in the bathroom.
Back for lunch- papers, washing out washing in
Chit Chat with She-ra ( He-man was out partying last night so not back til later )
Baked a chocolate cake
Finally managed to track down some Leeds Fest tickets for He-man after our recent scamming debacle
Scaled the ironing mountain
Cracked open a bottle of white whilst I amassed dinner.
He-man returns and tells me about his night. In far more detail than usual.
The sun is still shining just, supper is nearly ready and all that follows is a Dog walk and chill out with the kids.
Hmmmm - quietly contented. What did you today?
(Actually if someone offered me a holiday in sunnier climes I would probably bite their arm off but would still potter rather than manic sight see.)