If I had to describe July in one word, that word would be ‘Cold’. Frosty car cold. But aren’t the patterns in the ice so pretty?
but somehow, not cold enough to slow down our veggie garden! How weird is that strawberry?!
and working on the pizza oven that I wrote about here.
and I had my hair chopped off, not exactly the way I’d hoped to.
She also had her first swimming lesson and absolutely loved it. She spends so much time kicking her legs all the time, that we knew she’d have to be a little fish in the pool!
I’ve been reading:
I finally finished reading Jane Austen’s Emma. I’m not sure how I’d managed to get so far through life without having read it before!
I enjoyed getting lost in the 19th Century romance, but didn’t enjoy it as much as Pride and Prejudice but I guess that’s to be expected, given that Pride and Prejudice is the far more popular of the two!
I’ve picked up Shantaram again, as I mentioned here, and as I expected, haven’t got very far with it yet!
I’ve been making:
Lots of things it seems!
The Taggy Cube I wrote about here.
The Princess and the Pea playlet I wrote about here.
Some fabric blocks for Miss E to play with.
I’ve been watching:
Not much really.
Though this little video popped up on my Facebook newsfeed the other day and made me stop and think…
Maybe I should try baking more!
I’ve been listening to:
A couple of weeks ago we went for a bit of country drive to visit some of my family. A four hour trip, and broken radio reception, meant we listened to podcasts on the road.
One podcast we listened to was a conversation between Richard Fidler and John Safran, an ABC radio presenter and a Triple J radio presenter, respectively. This podcast was fascinating, talking about John Safran’s new book about a murder case in Mississippi. Now I need to read the book! Well played Richard and John!
July, you were lovely!
August, some sun please!