as i was making my way down the stairs carrying the following this morning :
- 1 overnight containing a change of clothes and pjs (as i am house-sitting this evening)
- 1 box of 30 tree cuttings, sent to me for some reason by the woodland trust last week (even though i have nowhere to plant them)
- a bag of rubbish from my kitchen bin
- a box of mr men tissues for my desk
- a bunch of bananas (a bit over-ripe, to be turned into banana loaf this evening)
- my usual handbag
- my swimming bag, containing costume, towel, gym card etc
i do feel a bit as though i haven't stopped this week, although i suppose it's a good thing as it's all part of the 'post-breakup-busyness-plan'..there's a big part of me that thinks it would be nice to have an actual day off, though, just to loaf around and do nothing..although whenever i try to do that i get annoyed at myself for time-wasting..i have so many craft and sewing project ideas hwich i would like to make the time to do, and i have to make some christmas cards pretty soon, and sort out buying and wrapping all of the things i'll need to get in the post before the dreaded day!
anyway, despite the sniffly nose and regular sneezing, i'm rather pleased today - this dress was one i found in a vintage shop in london almost three yrs ago, on my last visit there..i was so excited to have foudn something that (just about, with some breathe-in-and-squeez-in action) fitted my not-very-vintage frame, that i snapped it up and took it home with a smug look in the direction of the man in the shop who had advised me kindly to be aware that all of the garments were rather smaller sizes than modern ones..! (i always feel like a whale when vintage shopping!)
however, i dug it out of the wardrobe this morning determined to give it a try, as i know that i have lost 4inches from my waist in the past few months..and i have to say it fits the best i've ever known it, so that put a smile on my face, despite the rudolph-esque nose!
i've added to it a pair of past-it grey tights (they have had an awful hole / ladder in the back for almost a year, but i can't find any others in the shops which are the right shade to replace them, and they wash fine so they stay, and new look cardi and shoes..
my day will be spent (other than work), picking up little sis, going swimming, going home for tea, at my rangers meeting, then back home to bake banana loaf, and various other things so that she can take them into school for their children in need bake sale tomorrow..