Thursday, 25 October 2012

Things I love Thursday - into autumn

Button heart
Button heart
I honestly thought that I'd feel really relaxed and that life would be so simple once my big day (craft fayre followed by cabaret night). Instead all the other things in my life have expanded to feel the gap. Add in the rain, tension headaches and lowering light levels and its only now I feel like my mojo is back and that I'm embracing autumn.

  • Being cosy inside while it rains
  • Burlesque - I love the exercise, the opportunity to pull faces and the fantastic people I've become friends with as a result of attending class.
  • Becoming a small business person - Inkdrops boxes opens for business next week
  • Cooking for the week ahead - it was great to try new recipes, revisit old favourites and know that I didn't have to worry about what I wa going to eat each day.
  • O2 staff - I was thrilled with the service I got in an O2 store tis week (not least because I've had terrible service in the past). So it was doubly nice to have someone who took on lard the issue, solved it and had me leaving with a smile on my face.
Right back to relearning a burlesque routine I need to perform tomorrow. Having changed my mind on my intention to never perform this one I'm regretng that I didn't include it in my regular practice schedule.


Tuesday, 23 October 2012

What's in my lunchbox this week? Blurry but good

Lunch and book
Lunch and book
I like the colours in this photo but it doesn't exactly give a god idea of my lunch. Guess you'll have to let me paint a picture with words.

Clockwise from top right:

  • Retromania by Simon Reynolds - an excellent read giving me a new perspective on vintage
  • Kiwi fruit and green grapes
  • Sun dried tomato and pesto scones filled with cashew cheese - my scones are finally starting to be more like scones and less like bricks!
  • Mushroom and basil tofu frittata, Chinese cabbage, and herb roared potatoes.
I have a wonderful time cooking on Sunday to ensure I had great food this week. I must do it more often.