At weekends and also during school hols, things relax a little chez Ma Larkins. A little more wine (and in my case vintage cider) is quaffed than usual, bedtimes are later, snacking is prolific, dishes are left to languish, you get the picture? However, I always feel a bit narked in the morning. I get up very early as I currently do two paper rounds for a local paper shop and nobody is up when I get back. I am then faced with the preceding evenings detritus.
I am currently reading Flip It by Michael Heppell which encourages you to look at things differently and make the most of everyday situations etc. It is easy to read and simple to put into practice and...it really works.So this morning (it being school hols at the moment) when I got home I ignored the dishes and empty crisp packets and wine bottle etc and instead was pleased with my kitchen window bottom .....
The tomatoes look lovely and vibrant against the green of the basil leaves. This is yesterdays cache of eggs waiting to be dated with a marker pen. The little statue of the virgin is a relic of my mums and reminds me of her (a devout RC and consequently all our family have plenty of plastic/plaster religious artefacts,) the jam jar holds paint and toothbrushes and a lovely Easter card in the middle.
This is a totally uncontrived (rather poor quality pic) and is a snapshot of now in my life and I am finding it very pleasing.