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working

working

And this is what my weekend looks like! A bit of it, anyway. But the other bit I’ll keep to myself, if you don’t mind 🙂

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strawberries

my strawberries

These two strawberries are the 4th and 5th strawberries ever to be produced by my lovely (and very productive!) strawberry plant! I got it in May and it gave me two tiny strawberries then; when I had lost all hope, I find it’s been busy trying to please me! And it has – I’m so very happy! Maybe I’ll go crazy and have strawberries with scones tomorrow!

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yellow tulips
I’m craving yellow tulips. I haven’t been able to get any for a while now and I really wanted some on my windowsill. The photo is from long ago, when I had yellow tulips on my windowsill and when my life was in order. And that is why I’m craving yellow tulips so badly – to pretend my life is simple again.

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smells

lavender

Smelling of lavender… ah… peaceful!

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working to get warm

blanket resting

I hear it’s not the same in Portugal, but winter has definitely arrived in the UK. I’ve been crocheting a blanket for the past 8 months, preparing myself for the rigours of the British winter. It’s not finished yet and already it keeps me warm when I’m working on it. Again, time is a luxury I can’t afford, but… One needs to relax once in a while, watch a good series, drink tea and eat cookies… And as my Grandma used to say: watching TV is a good excuse to occupy your hands!

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