Taking stock in January 2016
One month into the new year and here’s my first taking stock post – a change from my usual Saturday links. How are you finding 2016?
Making : two great tops that I really love.
Cooking : grain-free bread that is great with avocado. Unfortunately there is now an avocado shortage.
Drinking : Bitter lemon cordial with mineral water.
Reading: F. Scott Fitzgerald and tales of life on the French Riviera in the 20s.
Looking: at houses on the internet.
Playing: Rudimental on Pandora. I know, I’m so 2015..
Deciding: to refresh my recently culled wardrobe.
Wishing: that every month could be like January.
Enjoying: cooking dinner at home.
Waiting: for it to be almost Easter so I can eat hot cross buns without it seeming obscene.
Liking: summer mornings.
Wondering: how I can be a better person.
Loving: Tasmanian cherries.
Pondering: what I will be when I grow up.
Considering: what to read next.
Buying: Tasmanian cherries and avocados when I can.
Watching: Wentworth – the Freak is truly horrendous.
Hoping: that it doesn’t rain this weekend. Or maybe hoping that it does so I can stay inside and sew without guilt.
Marvelling: at how much time it’s possible to waste on FB..
Cringing: at Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump.
Needing: to watch less crap TV – only the good stuff from now on.
Questioning: why some people die too young..
Smelling: the mint I’ve managed to keep alive for almost a month now #miracle.
Wearing: a fab pair of black pants from Cos.
Following: too many people on Instagram.
Noticing: that I always feel better when I move more #der.
Knowing: that everything will be OK.
Thinking: about what to cook for dinner.
Admiring: people who make a difference.
Sorting: the wheat from the chaff.
Getting: wiser as well as older – hopefully.
Bookmarking: complicated government websites about building approvals.
Coveting: fabric, always fabric.
Disliking: the state of our garage #toomanythings.
Opening: my mind to other options.
Giggling: at my husband when he’s in a crazy mood in the mornings.
Feeling: a little flat to be honest.
Snacking: pistachios in the shell.
Helping: myself to more pistachios.
Hearing: the kookaburras just before sunrise.