Making : nothing, still
Cooking : sausages to eat cold with tomato and basil salad and potato salad. Yum.
Drinking : hot chocolate, I just fancied it though it’s not cold outside
Reading: The Killings at Badger’s Drift by Caroline Graham. I’ve never watched Midsomer Murders on TV, but after finding the seventh book in the library last June, I decided to look for the other books and read them in orderFalmouth
Wanting: to knit and crochet
Looking: out at the birds feeding in the garden. Mrs Blackbird is huge and fluffy. I spotted a pair of green finches last week
Playing: The Secret Diary of Hendrik Goen, 83 1/4 years old while I do my arm exercises. Derek Jacobi is a superb narrator
Deciding: to use my iPhone knitting row counter as I do 4 sets of 15Rhubarb Sour and a Negroni
Wishing: to be back in Cornwall after a brilliant long weekend away
Enjoying: my photos of old and new favourite Cornish places
Waiting: for cold sausage time, aka dinner
Liking: the leafy green lanes and wild flowers everywhere
Wondering: how much heavier I am after the cider, pasties and ice creams Thatchers Blush and Vintage cider
Loving: walking the coast path from Pendeen lighthouse again
Pondering: how long till I will again
Considering: changing moisturisers
Buying: tissues (bit of hay fever…)
Watching: the film trailer for Edie
Marvelling: at the recent drop in ticket prices at my local cinema. They’re struggling apparently and it’s now 1990s prices. Woo hoo! Rhododendron at Trengwainton Garden
Cringing: at nothing right now, unless I hear the news
Needing: more toothpaste
Questioning: who thinks of the pasty flavours. I had Reggae Reggae Chicken for lunch the other day and Croque Monsieur the next! (The chicken was best.) Someone always sticks to the Traditional onesFoxgloves, whitebells, bluebells, cow parsley, buttercups and clover along the lanes and coast path
Smelling: rain on the way?
Wearing: shorts and a stripy tee (and slippers?!)
Following: friends’ half term holiday pics
Noticing: drinks, the sea and rock pool pics Pendeen lighthouse and the South West Coast Path
Knowing: May is my new favourite month
Thinking: I never expected to see bluebells still out and along so many verges in West Cornwall
Admiring: my white watch strap mark on my brown arm
Sorting: washing. Soooo much after just 4 days away Trevethan gin at Porthleven Nauti pizza place
Getting: busy with lists
Bookmarking: my library book
Coveting: this sea facing house or that while away
Disliking: all the mad Audi drivers
Opening: Cornish loose leaf Earl Grey tea
Giggling: at stand up comedy on Netflix
Snacking: no snacking! See the cider, pasties, ice creams above!
Hearing: builders at work. Everyone’s at it along my road
Mixing: light mayonaise, Dijon mustard and light salad cream for potato salad (it’s delicious!)
Worrying: about nothing much
Slicing: tomatoes Fowey (pronounced Foy to rhyme with joy)
Celebrating: a big anniversary
Forgetting: there’s usually something these days!
Winning: at guessing how many steps we’ve walked …occasionally
Pretending: I’m super fit and striding up really steep hills
Sneaking: …not going to admit to anything here, I’m not stupid
Embracing: friends and family
How are you doing? Did you have a good (UK Bank Holiday) weekend?
If you’d like to fill in your own, here’s one of Pip’s Taking Stock posts. I use an older version.