Days of Gratitude – Friday 9 November 2012


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Grateful for my wonderful assistants who job share so usually don’t come into the office at the same time (apart from today).  I couldn’t miss the opportunity to get a photo of them together.  Trouble is that they are such good friends and such funny people that in the few seconds it took me to get the camera lined up they’d cracked each other up and this is the result …

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Days of Gratitude – Thursday 8 November 2012


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Grateful (and very excited) that we will be having our beer delivered this way very soon … and when I say our beer I mean beer brewed by Simon (and possibly me if he lets me help) and delivered to pubs!

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Days of Gratitude – Monday 29 October 2012


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Grateful for some beautiful roses peaking out from the Neighbours yard.

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Days of Gratitude – Thursday 25th October 2012


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Last night I was exhausted … I got into bed only to realise that my watch/alarm was down stairs.  I was too tired to go to get it so decided that I would manage to wake up without the alarm.  Seemed unlikely to be a good plan but honestly it was too much effort to come up with a different one … and guess what – I actually woke up on time.  This is the time that I made it down to the kitchen!  Grateful that despite my and Simon’s misgivings about the plan somehow it worked out.

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Days of Gratitude – Wednesday 24th October 2012


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Grateful to my wonderful orthodontist who I got to visit again today 🙂

Oh and for the discovery that I could use a mirror and the LCD screen on the camera to take this photo on the first go.

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Days of Gratitude – Saturday 20th October 2012


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What a wonderful day celebrating the life of Bob Bishop. My choir was asked to perform at Mr Bishop’s funeral by our choir sister, Sally, and we were all delighted to be able to help friends and family to celebrate his wonderful life. 20121020 choir at funeral The weather was perfect.  The crowd spread out over the beautiful garden in deck chairs and sun hats and wearing bright and happy colours. 20121020 funeral casket

The cows in the next paddock even came up to accompany the singing of ‘Its a Wonderful World” with a well timed “moo” honouring the man who was their farmer.

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After the ceremony people gathered for a delicious country afternoon tea with many contributing a plate of food to share as everyone reminisced.  As a ray of sunshine broke through clouds.

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Days of Gratitude – Thursday 18th October 2012


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Grateful for blood.  Pretty vital to my life. Not necessarily ideal for it to be escaping though.

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Days of Gratitude – Wednesday 17th October 2012


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Breakfast of cereal with yoghurt … good to have food in the house again … after being to busy to go shopping for so long!

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Days of Gratitude – Sunday 7 October 2012


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Grateful that when I discovered the SD card I had been using (all this year) had cracked and was, therefore, no longer reliable that I found a replacement in our car … and it even worked!  I like this test photo because you can see me taking the photo as we drive along.

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Days of Gratitude – Saturday 6 October 2012


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Grateful for a fantastic dinner with friends from the Good Food Society.

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