Joining in again this week with Sunday Sevens – started by Nathalie at Threads and Bobbins – sharing seven (or so) pictures of the week beyond the blog.
A marginally dryer week this week, where we manged a few good walks without getting wet. Last Sunday we went to Abbeyford woods. I used to walk Hicks there every weekday when he was younger and hadn’t been back since I lost him. Hadn’t bargained on how emotional an experience it would be.
On Tuesday we had a walk on the moor up to Little Nodden.
My final walk of the week was to our local forest with a friend and her dogs. Unfortunately it was closed for felling and the only other walk near enough had recently seen some felling and the paths had all been churned up by the machinery. It was a hideously muddy walk
It’s been a very cold week too, so along with the rain, we’ve had hailstones. On Wednesday they were so thick it looked as if it was snowing…
Wednesday was also the night of the super blue blood moon. There was definitely a different feel being out in such bright moonlight, but it didn’t look red to us and I’m still unclear why some people were seeing it as red in London, but down in the West Country it wasn’t. Anyone got and explanation?
To counterbalance all the cold wet weather I made one of my favourite recipes: Spiced pumpkin soup…
Thursday was book group where we discussed, The Girl on the Train. We all agreed it was probably what people wanted from a thriller and thought Hawkins initially did a good job of connecting us to the character’s emotions and portraying the behaviour and thinking of an alcoholic. However we also though there was a distinct lack of imagination, the mechanics of the writing very obvious, plot that was unrealistic and that the characters were two dimensional and similar to each other. We also thought the it was pretty obvious from very early on who the murderer was.
On Friday I received a lovely gift from a lady I know…
Hope you’ve had a good week.