Monday, 29 November 2010

November, Last Days

Bare branches, cold skies. Dark early, twinkling lights on Oxford Street, crowds of shoppers, too many. Winter salads, chicory, apples. A weekend of bitter cold, spent largely indoors, calmer than last. Nights in with flatmates, friends, making crumble, watching films, drinking mulled wine from Moroccan tea glasses. Clementine juice for breakfast, an attempt to counter the early signs of a sore throat. Bust Craftacular on Sunday, a thermos of Earl Grey in the queue. Stamping feet, gloved hands, clouds of breath in the cold sunshine. So many talented individuals inside. Carrot cake and multiple purchases. Harry Potter at the cinema in the afternoon, crying my eyes out with Anna, loving the vast, desolate landscapes, loving the knitwear. A pretty mediocre day at work today, but off for fish and chips in Angel with the girls now. And M is back for Christmas three weeks today...










14 comments:

  1. Perfect summing up of Harry Potter - desolate landscapes and knitwear! Beautiful, wasn't it?

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  2. It all sounds lovely! I was at craftacular and in the queue also! So chilly!

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  3. Yeah for all things cosy and warm - cake, crumble, tea! I have a feeling, from the forecast, we are going to need these for a while longer.

    Hope you are safe and warm in all this dusty white stuff!
    xx

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  4. What beautiful photos, again. You have the gift of making the ordinary look magical.

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  5. Oh you went to Bust! I am so gutted I missed it! could really do with the inspiration for my christmas crafting... oh well, onwards and uopwards!

    and hurrah! M is back in 3 weeks! so happy for you!

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  6. What a beautiful snapshot of your full life. :)

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  7. heheh! I don't look like i have anything in my hand, just a weird orange-gloved CLAW! heheh had a lovely sunday with you bec ^.^

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  8. A thermos of Earl Grey sounds fab! I must try and do that :)

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  9. Gorgeous photos and blog. I miss London so much, I was there last year when we had our first white Christmas in about 12 years!

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  10. Oh, I see some guacamole ingredients on one of those photos...*drooling* :-)

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  11. Ooh I wanted to go to this but wasnt in London that weekend- sounds brilliant. Taking a thermos for the queue is a v good idea.

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  12. Lovely pics love the bokeh on the fairy lights!

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