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*An English Journey Author*: Ten Issues of Grateful.


I all the time take pleasure in “Ten Issues of Grateful” on  Messymimi, one in all my favorite blogs, and right now I believed I too would discover ten issues I’ve been grateful, completely happy and grateful about over the past week.  So right here they’re:

1. On Saturday we had arrived in Suffolk, at our late buddy’s cottage. I’m so grateful that her relations allow us to keep there generally, it means lots to us.

2. Because the climate was dangerous the following day we visited a  beautiful bookstore in close by Halesworth. They’ve such an attention-grabbing uncommon collection of books, lots of them native and/or fantastically produced, and I bought the right Christmas current there for somebody who’s all the time an issue to purchase for! 

3. Subsequent day we took a motorbike journey.  Although it will get darkish so early, I used to be extremely grateful for the great late autumn daylight to point out off the rolling countryside,  the quiet lanes and the final of the golden autumn leaves, and to be someplace I may see all this magnificence.



4. The next day we met with individuals we had bought to know in Monkton Wyld. He’s a tree professional and we had lunch and such attention-grabbing conversations and  despite the fact that I used to be feeling unwell I used to be having an excessive amount of enjoyable to care.

5. We went to a buddy’s home and listened to a live performance on Radio 3 all of us wished to listen to. She has higher tools than they equipped at our cottage and I believed how fortunate we’re to have high performers out there without spending a dime on the BBC, 7 days per week!

6. Returning to London the climate was dangerous once more and I used to be feeling sicker than ever. However we bought again with out too many delays and the home was wonderful, so I used to be grateful for no nasty surprises awaiting…

7. …though that occurred the following day once I logged in to the checking account. Some drunk individual (I assume) had swerved and pushed into our automotive whereas it was parked simply reverse our home, and I would no concept that the repairs would add such an enormous sum to the annual insurance coverage, which fell due on the similar time.  I used to be grateful that no one had been within the automotive when it was hit, and I am grateful that we’ve good public transport right here so there may be the choice of not having a automotive sooner or later! We at the moment are significantly contemplating that.  I ready a birthday cake and acquired meals for a Huge Birthday of my sister in regulation the next day.

8. Subsequent day I would had an additional dangerous night time and did not need to infect my sister in regulation so we mentioned whether or not to postpone. I used to be grateful she determined to go forward. She reckons she is on public transport on a regular basis and getting breathed on by goodness is aware of who, so not sufficient to overlook a celebration for.  We had a beautiful night, top-of-the-line ever.  The twins reckoned the cake was iced and adorned to perfection 🙂

9. Right this moment I’m grateful  as a result of feeling unwell and drained has given an excuse to spend hours on the pc writing my e-book and I’ve carried out one other 8,000 phrases within the final couple of weeks. I really feel actually good about that!

10. And day-after-day for the time being I quit due to be indifferent from the stress and anxiousness at our political state of affairs.  I have been resolutely avoiding social media and information of any variety,  and I am glad I’ve settled in my head to vote tactically (utilizing www.getvoting.org,) –  not for anybody specifically, however in opposition to those that’ve bought us into this.  Typically it’s constructive to reject the dangerous, and I’m glad I’ve that alternative.

Oh – and eventually – studying that Monkton Wyld put up once more that I linked to, I believed I ought to say that St. Anthony did certainly assist with discovering my misplaced merchandise. Inside the hour I discovered my hand proper on a field file labelled fully the mistaken factor, with the urge to open it.   My essential misplaced folder was inside, to my shock. I believed I had checked all of the information however there you might be. So I’m very grateful for that too!

PS The image on the high of this put up exhibits one in all my favorite individuals, now grown up.

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