I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Mothers Day. My brother and I took my Mum and Dad to a pub nearby for lunch which was very nice. Then we came back to mine for her to open her presents. We went out for a walk to see the wild primroses and the baby rabbits on the lane. Later we had a cream tea: scones topped with home made jam and clotted cream-served the Devonshire way in honour of my Mum. What did you get up to?
I do hope you are having a great weekend. I wish to invite anyone to join in the Sunday Night Chit Chat session. I really look forward to hearing what people have been up to each week.
Linking up to Carla http://halfdozendaily.typepad.com/my-half-dozen-daily/
for Sunday Night Chit Chat
It's time to chat!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Well I finished COASTLINERS BY JOANNE HARRIS.
I loved how the small island of Le Devin, France was described. The characterisation was good. The plot was very good although the final chapter seemed a bit rushed.
I would recommend it though and I give it 7 and a half out of 10
Eileen and John are childhood sweethearts. Marrying young, against their families' wishes, the couple barely survive the poverty of rural Ireland. When John is injured in the War of Independence, Ellie emigrates 'for one small year' to earn money for the operation which will allow him to walk again.
Arriving in the Jazz Age New York, Ellie is seduced by the energy and promise of America.
What can I say...fantastic acting but not a barrel of laughs.
Gladiator..can't believe it's 12 years old! Love this film..it really blew me away when I saw it at the cinema all those years ago and when Maximus is reunited with his family in the afterlife at the end I was crying!
Chose this photo as it has the wonderful Oliver Reed. He was brilliant in it!
Who isn't watching this....even my 88 year old Uncle Roger!
Saw this years ago-David Fincher is a genius!
Not much. Have leftovers-veggie shepherds pie for dinner yesterday. Today went to the pub.
LOOKING FORWARD TO this week:
The end of term!
A pub lunch with my sister on Thursday.
Going to the Hotel on Friday for our anniversary.
THANKFUL FOR TODAY?
Thanks for your comments about yesterday's post:
Fran: Oh, I hope your foot gets better soon. Of course you can come in my ruck sack.
Mrs Thrifty: The trip is now only 131 days away and I am getting so excited.
Jo: We are excited about getting the new camera and a photo of a Cheetah would be amazing! But just to see another one would be enough for me.
Sandra: Yes, the big goals are getting closer and I think I've been a bit overwhelmed about it. So I'm trying not to dwell too much on the mortgage as I can't believe it's really going to happen.
Jane and Chris: Yes, I know EXACTLY what you mean about Kenya stealing your heart.
Sue15cat: Can't wait to start my journal about the trip and intend to enjoy every moment! Hope I don't bore you when I return. :)
I will keep eating the bananas and am looking forward to the end of term. Roll on Wednesday!
Mary: Thanks for wishing for a cheetah! I hope we get a view as spectacular as yours in 2010. Was that in Botswana?
I can't believe your photos aren't taken with a SLR! You have an amazing talent.
Have a wonderful time in Singapore. Looking forward to the photos. Have you been before?
Betty: Thank you for your well wishes. Oh, I know what you mean about the Secretary birds. Aren't they amazing, the way they stalk around. Sounds like you have wonderful memories of your trip to Kenya too.
A Blessed Life: I like to take photos of people too, when I travel, especially when they are doing ordinary things. I intend also to take more photos of where we stay etc..