How can a whole week go by so quickly? It’s a Wednesday witter day so join Sarah Miles’ great linky at Hello Wall.
Last week left me very sad and blue, as one of my greatest friends moved overseas. Yesterday, we had a skype conversation and lots of Facebook chat, and all is, not surprisingly, going really well for them. I spent the remainder of the day with a silly grin on my face.
On Friday we went to a great campsite not too far away, where life slows down and everything is chilled – particularly the wine. We arrived mid-afternoon, found a patch and set up camp. Daughter was a little sad as she did not find a best friend immediately, and Son, who is more shy, hung around us a bit as we put the tent up. We do “camping by loan” and borrow a tent, cooker, and a couple of tables, but have now invested in our own BBQ. (Not quite as clean as this one anymore).
Once the tent was up, and I returned from the playground and wood collecting with the children, Husband said that there was one thing he had forgotten – our sleeping bags! Just his and mine. He’s a geographer and said that he did not think the temperature would drop, so we decided to give it a go, after all we did have the picnic rug. Unfortunately the temperature dropped more than the geographer thought, and in the early hours, feeling decidedly cold, I suggested he drove home (just over one hour) to go and get them! Our other slight problem was that the car was parked up a slight incline and on the other side of a very muddy patch – in short – not very accessible. However we survived the night, and the next day, Husband returned home to collect them! The next night was wonderfully warm and full of sleep!
During the days, we took life at a gentle slow pace and had fun on the beach,with lots of others and another day travelling by steam train and being on top of the world, well top of the castle.
Today, it’s back to work for me for the reminder of the week, so I can not put off reality any longer! Hope you’ve all had a happy Wednesday.