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Happy Valentines Day! We don’t tend to bother with cards and gifts these days, but we’re getting a takeaway from our favourite Thai restaurant later and will watch a film together. My daughter did make me a cute card with a dinosaur on the front.
We enjoyed playing in the snow this week. We had a great snowball fight one night and my daughter and husband made a couple of snowmen.
I had a calm and productive week at work and on Friday we broke up for half term, so I now get to enjoy a whole week off with my family.
This week on the blog:
I read Park People by Jennifer Rees-Larcombe to my daughter, which was okay but not really my cup of tea.
We’re now about half way through Ronja the Robber’s Daughter by Astrid Lindgren and both thoroughly enjoying it. The story takes me right back to the carefree feeling of playing in the woods as a child. We fell in love with the anime TV show on Amazon Prime and I knew I had to read it as soon as I could. So far, the TV adaptation seems very faithful to the book and it’s fun doing the voices of the whole robber clan.
I’m working my way through season 5 of House M.D and I’m still enjoying WandaVision and Star Trek: Lower Decks.
Yesterday, I rewatched Fox’s Anastasia, which was one of the first films I ever saw in he cinema (just after Toy Story, I think). It’s just as good as some of the 90s era Disney films, in my opinion, and the score is fantastic.
Since it’s Valentine’s Day, I’m listening to a few of my favourite love songs, from the romantic classics to the cheesy, feel good tunes.
Quote of the Week
“I must undertake to love myself and to respect myself as though my very life depends upon self-love and self-respect.”Maya Angelou
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How are you doing? What have you been reading, watching and listening to lately? Do you celebrate Valentines Day? Let me know in the comments!
Mmm Thai takeaway yum! I gave little gifts to the kids and the hubs. Today in Chicagoland we are supposed to be getting more snow –so I’m glad to stay home in the PJs . Have a great week!
Yeah, the snow is nice as long as you don’t have to go out and work in it. Hope you had fun.
Sounds like you had a good week and a good Valentine’s Day. We were going to order takeout, but there was a two and a half hour wait at the restaurant we called so we decided to have takeout later this week.
Hope your day is productive and your evening pleasant.
Hope you enjoyed your takeout meal too.
I got some snow last week and we are supposed to get a snow storm tonight. I haven’t made a snowman in years! Hope you have a great week!
We hardly ever get snow so it was nice to be able to go outside and play. Hope you enjoyed it.
Hope you had a great Valentine’s Day! Takeaway is the best. 🙂 And snow! We have a ton of it too. Is that a pond in that first picture? Looks cool!
Yes, that’s our garden pond. We get excited about even a small amount of snow here.
Nice week. We have so much snow here in Chicagoland, and possibly 9 more inches n the way…
wow, I have heard about Astrid Lindgren 3 times this past week!!
We hardly ever get deep snow so we get really excited at even a light dusting.
Sounds like a lovely Valentine’s Day with delicious food.
I hope you have a great upcoming week!
It was great, thanks.
We had a low-key Valentine’s Day too. The high temperature for the day was -13 F, so I didn’t even order food. I didn’t want to make someone drive way out here when it’s that cold. I hope you’re having a good week!
Yikes! I thought it was cold here!
Takeaway thai… (fond memories coming up !)… I’m so behind on Star Trek, I didn’t even know Lower decks existed, I’ll check that. Low-key Valentine’s day is good, especially in this particular period of time, I’m glad your daughter enjoyed the snow so much. Have a great week-end !
Lower Decks is a cartoon comedy series very unlike any other Star Trek. It’s more like Family Guy in a space setting. I like it, but it’s not the same as classic Trek.
Your daughter looks so cute, thank you for sharing this picture with us. Don´t know when I enjoyed Ronja by Astrid Lindgren the last time but it is always a good choice during bad times. Happy reading and stay safe.
Thank you. Yes, it seems like a great comfort book that I’ll return to.