The twins have had sports day where they both came in the first three in their races. They have both got certificates from school. Dinky's was for confidence. When she started P1 at four and a half last Summer she would not even sit on the stage for assembly. By Christmas she managed the school play and quietly said her one line. This week she stood on stage and spoke loud and clear into the mic with no only her lines but also the lines of a boy off sick.
Fifi has finished all her exams and is back at school come Monday for her very last year. She feels she has done well in all of them. DD1 is glad they are over as well because she has been helping her study.
My regular readers will remember I went to a hen party a few weeks back, well today was the wedding day. We had an invite for the evening reception. Dropped the dog off at our friends house and went along. Did not stay as long as we had planned to as I found the music was playing havoc with my balance and making me feel dizzy. One of the down side to Menieres, same reason as I can never go to a concert of the cinema.
But we saw the happy couple and spoke with other family and friends and caught up with some of the people I had met at the hen do. I have never seen my friend as happy as she was today, positively glowing with happiness. I have watched her daughter change into an amazing woman. Was so nice to be part of the day.
Friend wanted a run to buy a guitar, so was my good deed for him watching the dog last night. He came home with us and then him and hubby went fishing. I got to watch the film Gone Girl than I had recorded a while ago. A long film so I stopped in the middle to go for a shower. Kept thinking it might get more exciting but no it did not. Sat and knitted in between dealing with two loads of washing and remaking our bed that had been stripped.
Only picture I took all day was dog waiting on her dad coming back.
Dropped into friends, home to do more knitting and then a walk down the woods with the dog. Not been down there in ages with this restricted walking. Trying out a new tactic and using vaseline to stop the pollen going up the nostrils
The Primary School children have been keen to get involved as they go down the woods with the school for a walk, not many other places to go right enough. So they have been making fairy doors and are keen to make a hide/shelter as well.
The Clean Up Tarbolton Woods (CUTW) group bought a handmade one of bench and placed this in the area known as Toby's graveyard. It is from the poem "The Twa dogs by Robert Burns" I also picked up a painted stone that I will move on somewhere else.
A rather slow day, rained all day, had friend round for a visit, He came round to make something in the shed. Hubby dropped him back off at his sisters house.
I got Dinky's first cardigan finished. I remember know why I stopped knitting, the larger items when putting collars etc on - they are rather heavy and sore on the wrists.
My aim once I have made the kids at least one thing each is to spend a few weeks mastering other patterns and designs in crochet. I can do basics but see so many lovely things on other peoples pages and want to make some crochet items.
I bought myself this magazine as a starting point.
Caught up with downstairs housework, did a load of washing and went and did some shopping. Was going to get an online delivery but had vouchers for Sainsbury and did not need many tins/packets/cleaning products so was going to struggle without fresh stuff to add to the total and I like to choose my own fresh products. But saved £14 with the vouchers and their clothing is currently 25% off so saved money on t-shirts as well. While we were shopping I bought a crochet magazine.
A drizzly walk along the beach and home to do knitting.
A very wet day here. Sat this morning sewing in all the ends and sewing on all the buttons for the items I have finished. The problem with stripey cardigans is all the ends that need sewing in. From now on the plan is to do them as I knit them - we will see...lol.
Then precooked tea for the next four nights so it just needs heating.
A walk round the fishery just after 2.30 when it dried up. Hubby then went off fishing again as friend had got some new fishing bits and was desperate to try them out. I went down to watch the kids while DD1 took Bob off to scout camp for the weekend. The bag he took was big enough for him to curl up and sleep in.
Threw them in the bath, played silly games with them and then snuggled in with the twins as they were tired. Here Minky is trying to get his toes up Dinky's nostrils. They are getting a bit big size wise for three in the bath and poor Spud gets shoved to the side, but three in the bath is the easiest way to do them.
The things you find when you clear out under the stairs. My veg rack is in there.
So that was my week. I hope you all had a good one.