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Sunday, 11 June 2017

Boys only want love if it's torture..

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What is this weirdness? A Sunday, and yet no new shoes. I mean, there are new shoes. I just haven't managed to get around to taking any decent photos of them. So, instead, here are some of the things which made up my week in France recently. 

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Most of my days were spent by a fishing lake. Super remote, and I went for a run around the area each morning, which made me feel a little less awful about missing the gym. There was a lot to explore and plenty of random wildlife to see. Who knew that snakes could swim in lakes?! 

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It was my birthday whilst I was there and my friends made a secret surprise birthday cake, which was pretty awesome! 


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One excursion was to a local cave site, which had some amazing stalegmites and stalegtites. We learned about how they were formed on our journey through the caves, 30metres below ground level. 

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Since it was a pretty chilled week, I mostly wore my new Turia dungarees, which I finished recently. Generally accessorised with stripes and sunburn, as it was nigh on 30C most days. 

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I got a lot of knitting done - I bought this kit a the Knitting and Stitching show last year - to make a mermaid tail blanket and it's almost done, which is exciting. 

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There were also plenty of trees to climb - either to pick cherries, or just for fun.. 

4 comments:

  1. It sounds like a perfect week. I love climbing trees, especially if cherries are involved.
    Well done to the others for baking a cake in secret, that takes some doing!

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    1. Honestly, so chilled. Probably just what I needed!

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  2. Great pictures, Char, but the thought of going into underground caves makes me shudder...
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    1. It was so lovely though - not at all eerie. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villars_Cave

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