Sorry about the hiatus. I've been busy checking if I have enough money to go away in October...
On the subject of October I have just booked for a mini break for Partner-who-loves-tea and I. We will be calling at Malvern, Cheltenham, Bath, Glastonbury and having a couple of days staying with Daughter-who-takes-photos and Friend-and-son-in-law-who-loves-otters. Then, on the way back, we shall have a couple of nights at the Portway Inn in Staunton-on-Wye where we celebrated our Silver Anniversary last year.
We had intended to be away for our anniversary but P-w-l-t's work commitments require her to be in Liverpool. She is moving the training side of her business out of her Rodney St. premises at the end of the month and only keeping part of her counselling there. It's going to be an exceptionally busy time for her.
In the meantime we are also decorating and re-fitting the lounge of Son-who-loves-films and, hopefully, we are getting the boiler man to repair the boiler because the colder weather has settled in and Autumn is definitely here.
Ivy is still missing and we keep pursuing sightings (or potential sightings because there are a lot of black cats out there in the big wide world). I am hopeful that one of these will lead us to her or that she will just nonchalantly wander back in as cats do.
Those of you who receive postcards or correspondence from me will be delighted to know I am determined to do something about my handwriting. I haven't settled on a particular style as yet I am just making sure I take care with each letter and keep it legible. I'm having difficulty deciding on a style that is attractive and yet reflects my individual personality.
So what have you been up to and how are you?
A world of colour
I came across many of these pictures with the note below on a blog but they were not the bloggers own photos so I don't know where they come from and, annoyingly, there was no indication of where the subjects came from. I have put in some of the ones of which I am certain. I could guess some of the others but I'd rather not just guess them. If you know any of the others I'll try to add the names in.
The look of all the different cultures is so beautiful.
Woodabe (nomadic Niger,Nigeria, etc).