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Reasons to be cheerful - 12th July 2018

I seem to have been sooo busy since last Thursday, but here goes...
Last Saturday saw serious fun at the Maindee Festival, a free community arts festival. I was performing 2 poems and also MC-ing 30 minute set by my writing group in the Spoken Word tent. I didn't take any pictures, but you can check out my poems here.
Sunday was this one's birthday
I can't believe he's 19 now, so I have just one more year of having a teenaged son! True to form I managed to make him a cake without him realising, so I was ab;e to present him with this
on Sunday morning (made in a very fraught three-hour window when he was out of the house on Friday!
Monday was yoga

in 29.4-degree heat (yay), and I had a punt at taking a photo of myself doing the boat pose. As I suspected, it didn't really work!
And apart from all that I've just been writing and watering the garden. The crops have definitely suffered from this hot spell, but I am managing to harvest a bit and I've discovered I do quite like zoodles, which is a good job as I have a lot of courgettes
R2BC at Mummy from the Heart

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