Sunday, 21 September 2008


Well tomorrow's the big first day at Uni! I do wish our first class/lecture/tutorial wasn't 'An Introduction to Political Ideas'. I'm not really au fait with Machiavelli, Locke, Hobbs etc. Still I bet I'll know a lot more by this time tomorrow. I must admit I'm a bit upside and all over the place at the moment...a mixture of excitement and nerves...a bit like the rainbow that was seen during the week.Not my photo.....and if you want to know more just click on the photo and follow the link.

I had a great evening on Friday...I invited a few friends round for a 'bring a bottle and plate of food' evening. It's something I and a few friends have been doing lately...a girlie evening when we have a few drinks, some food and play games. This week we played much fun and laughter.......
and (somehow) although I drank plenty of wine, finished off the evening with coffees liberally laced with brandy and didn't go to bed until 3.30am I managed to be wide awake with no hangover by 6.30am. I do enjoy evenings like this......we've played quite a range of games, Yahtzee, Uno and Jenga to name a few.
Weatherwise....suddenly Summer has appeared...we've had some glorious sunny days. Quite handy as I've been helping a friend (who rents out a house) to clear the garden up...the last tenants left it in such a state and it need a good tidy before she could show the house to potential tenants. It has a lovely open view across the fields.......what joy it would be to have this view from your bedroom window each morning......You may wonder what I'm doing blogging if the weather's so lovely....well as I still have Rob's (son) laptop I'm happily typing this in the garden....there I am on the bench...well I would be if I wasn't taking this photo.......Talking of photos....I snapped these two cars when I was out shopping.......
Oh this weather is lovely.........I could quite fancy a swim in the sea.......during the Summer Lynn took Manda & co and myself to Aldeburgh. I had a lovely time in the sea..... There's a fabulous sculpture on the beach......

and walking along the sea front I saw this sweet little house.........
As Lloyd Grossman would say.."I wonder who lives in a house like this?". I must say Aldeburgh also has the best fish and chips I've tasted for years!

Well that's enough blogging for now.......the fish need feeding..........

Gosh they were hungry....and I think I see a few roses that need dead heading......Till next time...............................

'Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate.

So practice happy thinking every day.

Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit,
and life will become a continual feast.'

~Norman Vincent Peale~


Akelamalu said...

Our youngest son starts Uni tomorrow too. He's 32 and started a Law Degree at Huddersfield when he was 18, got half way through and then packed it in! He's now decided the time is right to do it again.

The weather has been glorious hasn't it what a shame we've had to wait all this time for it though.

Good luck for tomorrow m'dear.

Rosemary said...

what a great time you had thanks for sharing

Lucy said...

Good luck for Uni.

(Came across you on Blotanical.)

Lucy Corrander

Analía said...

You'll do great my dear friend :) I'm sooooooooooo proud of you!!

I need your help and if possible, you readers'!! I'm encouraging my students to write using the Internet, but I think it would be great if they see people from different countries are coming to read what they have to say. Please, pay them a visit and leave a comment. Kiss and thanks!!
Here are the links:

Libbys Blog said...

Thinking of you, lots of luck and fun at Uni, I'm sure you will have a great time, I admire you immensely!

CG said...

Hope Uni is going well. Your garden looks great and I enjoyed the photos. Ages since I swam in the sea!

Mousie/Paisible said...

so happy to see you again, sweetheart ! with beautiful photos as usual !!! keep you in my thoughts...

'JoAnn's-D-Eyes'NL said...

ooh Ruth!
I wish you all the best on the UNI wow! that you are really going, thinking of you and wishing the best wishes ever! HUG


Icarus said...

Hey my Sweet! No, no news from me (besides a new blog entry), but I want to know your news. How was that first day? Love the pics! Great to see there's one of us at least who can still find the weird & wonderful to pack onto a memory card!

Do your best, as always! Waiting.
Big kisses,

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