Another seven days have passed me by in the blink an eye and here we are already well and truly into October!
I always thought that once E started school that I would find myself feeling a little lost and lacking in things to do but that’s certainly not the case! There’s always something that needs cleaning, organising, ordering, fixing, making or looking after to keep me occupied. That’s of course if I’m not busy behind the bar or elsewhere running around completing other errands which currently seem never-ending.
As I have said a few times throughout recent posts both Paul and I are incredibly busy at present as we have countless gigs, celebrations and such-like to attend all of which seem to have landed within the same month. Whilst its great fun getting out and about it’s also massively exhausting with the kids, work and the day-to-day stuff which we have had to fit everything around.
Hey Ho, it’s all memories at the end of the day and life is for living after all! One mustn’t grumble I guess so in order to put things into a ‘positive perspective’ here are a few of my #LittleLoves from the past seven days.
There are a set of bookshelves in the pub in which I work which are filled from top to bottom with books which customers have kindly donated in order to raise funds for numerous charities and such-like. As always whilst polishing said shelves I couldn’t help but browse through the books for anything of interest and whilst doing so I came across Mike Gayle’s ‘Life & Soul Of The Party‘.
Having read ‘My Legendary Girlfriend’ earlier this year I was already familiar with this author. After a quick scan through the blurb and the first couple of pages I decided to take this book home for further perusal and am currently half way through what I can only describe as a realistic view upon relationships, friendships and the rollercoaster that is life.
Having waited for what feels like forever since receiving tickets, Paul and I travelled down to Manchester last night to watch the wonderful Tori Amos play live at The Palace Theatre.
Although Paul only knew a handful of the songs which she brought to the stage, I of course being a die-hard fan having followed her Music since I was only seven-years old knew every song, every word and enjoyed everything about and every moment of the night.
Prior to the concert last night I have spent the past few weeks listening to Tori’s most recent release ‘Native Invader’ on permanent repeat. Tori’s newest album is quite placid in comparison to her previous work and although I’ve previously tended to prefer her grittier, more fervid numbers this album has really grown on me as it is ideal to kick back and to settle down to after a busy day.
Other than drinks, snacks and a few meals I haven’t really made much of anything this week. Paul on other hand has been busy getting his bake on with the kids making various cakes, biscuits and such-like which of course has been a wonderful treat but a little too tempting considering my crusade against the calories.
Having spent hours contemplating clothing options for our recent outing to Manchester I finally settled on a trusty outfit paired with a treasured Tori Amos necklace. I’ve collected a fair amount of Tori Amos trinkets over the years and whilst I tend not to wear these too often as I fear losing or damaging said treasures I really enjoyed wearing a bit of my best bling to accessorise an outfit.
Over the past week I seem to have fixed a number of issues including the car, my computer, our broadband connection and most importantly our beloved pooch. Theres something about sorting through and solving personal and practical problems which gives me a great sense of satisfaction and accomplishment!
Thanks again for reading my blog and I hope that you enjoyed this weeks #LittleLoves. If you fancy sharing some of your own #LittleLoves then why not join in either through your own blog post or by leaving a comment below, I would love to hear what your #LittleLoves might be.