To help to remember what life is like at any particular time, I like to do a photo-diary of a day, taking a picture once each hour or thereabouts (I actually set a timer on my phone to remind me). It doesn't have to be an exciting day, but this year I did it on the last day of term.
Here is what my day looked like. What do your days look like at the moment? Any good days lately?
|7am: The boy and I have been up since about 6.30am. He's not allowed to get up until then, but he's an early riser. I'm hoping he'll grow out of it one day. I know I did.|
|10am: I spend the first hour of my time off doing housework. This morning I'd just finished hanging the washing out, and was about to start work on the garden.|
|11am: Still working on the garden. On three school days a week I set aside 10-11am for writing, but today I'm killing weeds.|
|3pm and the picnic is done, so ice creams all round, and fun on the grass and the beach. I'm telling you. This is the place to be.|
|4pm and we're back home, the girls playing in the garden in the sunshine.|
|8-11pm Book Group! We mainly did not get on with the book (The View from Castle Rock, by Alice Munro), and we all brought books to swap for next time. We actually did discuss the book, but also drank wine, which is always a bonus.|
|Midnight: A quick walk home and I'm guided home by the light of our street lamp... I'll have a night disturbed by the little girl and be woken at 6.30am by the boy! Still, sleep is for the weak.|
Because I love taking photos, now I've finished #100happydays and #10grumpydays I'm going back to Fat Mum Slim's Photo A Day #fmsphotoaday. Care to join me? You'll find all the details, plus information on her new app, Little Moments, which looks awesome and is only currently available for Apple devices (boo hiss) here.
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