Sunday, 5 August 2018

Photo diary: week 31, project 365

I'm feeling dispirited, like a deflated balloon. This weather subdues my body and soul, and my brain has melted. I have zero energy, and blogging is put on hold. Just when will this blasted heat go away?!
I'm fed up with watering all the potted plants in the garden, but otherwise they would be dead by now.
This echinacea started opening its petals, a few days ago it looked like a green coronet.
The photo is slightly out of focus, but I like the shape of the flower, which is totally different by now.


Eddie is at the age, when he is easily entertained by selfies. Here we are in bed, reading one of the Goosebumps Horrorland books, and taking selfies. As you do.


On Tuesday morning we did a quick food shopping and popped into Costa, mostly to escape the heat, and have a cup of coffee, and a slice of chocolate crispie cake.


I've been weeding in the garden, next to the old stone wall, and digging a bit too, when a few of the broken china pieces have resurfaced. Very strange, as I have definitely been digging in that area before, and also found some old broken china. I wonder why some of the previous owners thought to throw broken china in that particular spot.


I'm not even reading that much recently. I'm taking part in the blog tour for The Little Cornish Kitchen later this week, and I still haven't finished reading it. It's a bit too much of chick lit for my taste, and is rather predictable, but I'm enjoying all the food references and recipes. 


Evening sky on Friday was a mix of pink and blue.


More of the sky: I hate flying, but for some reason find the aeroplanes fascinating, as long as they're not too low and not too noisy.


15 comments:

  1. How strange to find China in the garden, I've heard of it happening before though!

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    1. Alas, no real treasures resurface in my garden. :)

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  2. shame the china is not a thousand plus years old and worth something.
    Great pink tinges to the sky.
    I love plane trails as well.

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    1. Witney's history goes to the Anglo-Saxon times in 10th C. I guess I would need to dig very deep to get to those layers, lol.

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  3. I am sick of this weather too....I like the heat but it is too hot. Hmmf.
    Ahh! My teen loves a selfie too. She was messing around on my phone just today using the filters on Instagram. Lovely photo of you both!
    Ohh! That broken china is a mystery!

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    1. Thank you, Kim! The dreadful weather continues, and I've had enough. :)

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  4. I wasn't sure of your blog hop rules but decided to go for it anyway. My mother used to put broken pieces of glass like that in her plants so maybe it's an irrigation thing? We've had two days at 90˚ or hovering around that, even with AC it seems hot and stifling. Today we went for a diner snack and sat outside and it had cooled to 88 with a crazy wind, it was kind of nice.

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    1. Hi Jeanna! I don't know the blog hop rules either. :) But you're most welcome, I love reading comments. My Mum does that with potted plants too, she puts pieces of broken clay pots for irrigation, but I haven't heard of this done in an open soil.

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  5. I'm sorry to hear you're so fed up of the hot weather. It was a bit cooler for us on holiday in Padstow last week, which was quite nice. We're home to hot weather again now! Love the photos of Eddie and that he's so fascinated by selfies!
    I'm not a fan of chick lit either. I decided a long time ago not to accept books for review because I know what I like to read! Reading is my pleasure and I don't want it to feel like a chore. I do review all the books I read, but that's my choice to do it.

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    1. I have a strange obsession with books set in Cornwall. I knew exactly what I was buying but couldn't resist it. Then decided to join in the blog tour, since I've got the book already. :)

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  6. Love the vapour trails, I know how you feel, I have zero energy at the moment with this heat #365

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    1. Thank you, Mary! It's a better day today, fresher and a tiny bit of drizzle too.

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  7. I love the picture of you snd Eddie reading and taking selfies

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    1. Thank you, Suzanne! We read every evening together (and take selfies often enough). :)

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  8. I wonder if there is any mystery behind the broken china... It's fun to let the imagination run wild thinking of possibilities #project365

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