Saturday, January 30, 2010

3BT Saturday

Oh yes! The Telecom man has been and given me back internet connection! The lads putting the insulation under the house had a bit of an entanglement with the wires and I was consigned to the black hole beyond the web.

We're sorry - have the bill sent to us! Magical words (from the insulation people)

Saturday afternoon and no plans! Bliss!

Thursday, January 28, 2010

3BT for today

I woke up this morning about 6.15, opened the windows, made a cup of tea and went back to bed and listened to the stillness and the birds waking and chattering. Loverly!

A phone call at 8 am. to say the insulation installers would be arriving, which they did at 8:00:34! Must have been right outside! Made them muffins, cos I could (and cos the job is already paid for - sometimes I think if I make muffins and tradesmen sit down for half an hour, I get charged for the extra time rather than if they'd gone back to the depot for their cuppa), the guys up in the ceiling said the smell was awesome up there! I shall be warmer in winter and cooler in summer - nice young men, one reminded me of my son, down to the port-hole in the ear.

The sight of my pruned lemon tree - poor sad unproductive tree, which has been SO fruitful. Hopefully this marks the start of a new burst of life!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Three Beautiful Things

I've been introduced by Strong-Light to the concept of blogging about three beautiful things each day. It seems such a good idea, and so simple... and yet not, of course. But for me to look and find three beautiful things each day is such a healthy, positive thing to do that I'm going to try it. Can't imagine I'll blog each day, but you never know.

Today I finished a jacket I've been working on. And it looks really good.
Simplicity's Project Runway, 2701.
Okay I wouldn't win prizes for photography, but this is it!

The sun is shining (and it's been raining most of January!)

I cleared a whole list of little annoying things that needed to be done. One was ringing to see if there was a reason why I'd heard nothing about my insulation - paid for on 6 Jan. Apparently they can't work when it's really hot in the roof space (and that would have been.... um.... when exactly?) so they're a "bit behind". But I'm on the list and not forgotten. And I dropped back library books and visited an old lady who wants me to type something for me... All of those things.
So yeah! Hey, I'm smiling! This is working for me!