Good morning, everyone. The last day of November - tomorrow sees the start of some fun and colour! It feels a bit warmer this morning but, as it's too dark to see out yet, maybe it isn't really, I can't tell. I've turned the heating onto morning setting anyway.
Loving my electric fleece. Such a good buy and lovely to snuggle into.
Poor old Lindsey. Not long after I posted yesterday, a message came through from her that her test results show that she is also positive. She is perfectly OK, doesn't feel the least bit unwell so fingers crossed it stays that way. She's having to deliver all her classes online for a few weeks now and is very thankful that she knows how to do it, having worked it all out through lockdowns. Our circuit training yesterday was very good, despite the lack of equipment, well structured and pacey, unlike the Goldster class earlier which was so slow I hardly warmed up at all. I guess it is aimed at us golden oldies, some of whom don't do fitness classes.
So I won't be trying that again.
My little tree didn't arrive yesterday but I've heard it's on the way so maybe today. I wasn't able to sort out the planting of the other two because the soil was frost hard most of yesterday so I must do that today, hopefully.
It was with great glee that I paid several visits to the garage and now all my Christmas china is in, washed, dried and away in some specially cleared cupboard space. I will start using it tomorrow.
I always say I have a Muddle of Christmas china. All sorts of bits and bobs ranging from Portmerion and Villeroy and Bosh through to HomeSense and Matalan, no sets of anything unless you count the four tea plates in the Spode Christmas Tree design and the set of cake forks and spoons. Mostly just odds and ends from eBay, charity shops, etc.
They, with some star or tree shaped serving dishes make my Christmas buffet table took really cheery.
Would I love a complete set of Christmas china. No, not really, it would only get used once or twice a year and I love my bits and bobs so much.
As always, I loved tuition. When I got there, I found that A had put up the decorations and the tree and it was all very cheering and happy.
Today I have an empty diary so it is a List Day. There's a fair bit of clutter about connected with wrapping and generally getting things out so there's plenty to do. Also, I think I will change to the Christmas bedding today and I can get the other bedding washed, etc, and away. I'll probably cheat and use the dryer so minimal ironing!
And I need to make a shopping list as there's a few extra things to get and if they're not on the list I may very well forget.
There's four Goldster classes I am interested in too. Two are pilates classes and I'm not sure which (if either) would suit. There's one on ballet barre exercise which I do want to do, if I remember at the right time, and one entitled Old Masters Academy which seems to be about analysing the work of some of the old masters. When we did the art module for the OU foundation course a decade or so ago, I really enjoyed it so - well, I will see.
So, nothing in the diary but a full on day, all the same. Do you find that often the busiest days are when there's nothing in the diary?
Have a great day, stay safe and take great care. xx