Did you have a nice weekend?
This weekend has lasted five whole days for me (as I personally think all weekends should) because Tom and I took some time off to celebrate his birthday. We've had a lovely time eating too much, staying up late, eating birthday cake, watching films, pottering about, and eating. Did I mention eating?
This morning I took pity on the forlorn-looking bananas in our fruit bowl, who had been abandoned in favour of birthday cake, by smooshing them into a loaf-sized version of my banana oat muffins. The fact we ate half the loaf for breakfast wouldn't have been so bad if I hadn't added half a bag of Christmas chocolate stars to it too. Oops.
In the hopes of counteracting the excess of the last few days, and so I can wear something smaller than a duvet cover to work tomorrow (boo), we then headed out for a walk around Nymans; a local National Trust property.
|I think this species is called Frillius Maximus|
|Beautiful blue sky|
|Photo taken by Tom - I'm not that good a photographer!|
|Spying on Tom. I was like James Bond in wellies.|
We saw a National Trust attempt at an optical illusion, and a teeny, tiny gate; which I am hoping was made to make rabbits feel more welcome.
|"We need to cover the fountain for winter. What shall we cover it with?"|
"A photo of the fountain - so visitors don't feel hard done by".
I also discovered that infant pine cones look like miniature roses. How sweet are these?!
I'm keeping my fingers crossed the walk burnt off our breakfast, because my plans for the rest of the day involve hot chocolate, biscuits, and old episodes of Jonathan Creek!