Saturday saw our last uni open day, this time in the beautiful city of Bristol. The weather was a little unpredictable with rain one moment and glorious sunshine the next - I lost count of the number of times the raincoats were put on and taken off. Despite this, we had a good day and, more importantly, E liked it, so onto the UCAS list it goes. The architecture was lovely and I would have liked a bit more time to look round the city itself.
We did find time between talks and accommodation viewings to snatch a quick lunch at a Greek deli - I had a mixed platter of pitta bread and dips but it disappeared before I remembered to take out my camera!
I did manage a shot of their interesting light fittings though:
We came across this bit of graffiti and I took a photo thinking it was a Banksy. I did have my doubts, however, as the other works of his that I have seen have been covered to protect them. In fact, when I looked it up at home, it turned out to be the work of another artist - very similar style though.
Other happies this week:
'Good on yer Madge' traybake to celebrate Her Majesty's record as the longest reigning monarch:
Harvesting some of our fruit. I gave up on the hope of the tomatoes ripening any more in the greenhouse and they are now in with the apples.
Doing a few more rows of E's Dorset blankie. Just look at all those ends that need sewing in - I'm usually quite good at doing them as I go along but not this time!
Making apple rings on the pasta drier:
My bedside posy is still going strong:
I was lucky enough to win this beautiful scissor fob in a giveaway held by the lovely 'Josie Kitten'.
Look who managed to sneak into the shed and snaffle a load of the chickens' food! R caught her and the girls gave her cuddles and a load of extra food on the patio - that told her!
Finally, using my memento from Barcelona - I no longer have to make paella in my wok!
Toodle Pip. x