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Weekly Photos 52/52

 

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Jelly Babies!  Not easy to get hold of here, but we managed to get the teen a massive tub of them.  I also found this article on the BBC about the sweet treats we love to bite the heads off.

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A favourite Christmas present was the ‘Adventure’ G.I. Joe complete with Yeti! I think they are having a playful wrestle in this picture…

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A pile of presents I received!  Yay!  I love the Jamie cookbook and I am so happy to be a proud owner.  I like to make notes in my cookbooks which I don’t think the library would approve of! I also got some sketchbooks with kraft paper inside which will make a nice change from the usual white paper.  My new Micron pens are tucked inside this fab deer pencil case (I think it is a make up bag, but I have reallocated it).

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One of my most favourite Christmas treats is fresh roast chestnuts.  I like to mash them up and make a sauce with them, although I can quite happily eat them as they are, straight out of the oven.

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It has not stopped raining for three days and when I say rain, I mean torrential rain, pouring out of the sky and down the streets. We have had floods locally and the creek in the woods is as high as I have ever seen it.

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What has popped out though, is all the bright colours of the lichen growing on the fallen trees of the woodland floor.  The rain has given them all a glow and a lovely sheen.

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Many new little rivulets have appeared all over the woods, as well as the creek turning into a raging river!

The rain is supposed to stop this afternoon which will be a wonderful thing, then everything has to stop being swamp-like which may take longer.

I have to go to the library to return some overdue books, so it looks like I might have to don my wellies and get the umbrella out.

Happy Monday!

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I live in St Louis, MO, but I am originally from Lincoln, Great Britain. My family and I have lived in the Mid West for over 10 years now. My blog is www.catseatdogs.com where I blog and chat about all kinds of creative stuff.

2 Comments

  1. That rain was nuts. We drove from AR to KS last week and I wasn’t sure we’d actually be able to get out of MO because every road we came to was flooded! It. Was. Frustrating.

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