Wednesday dawned, a bit grey, but warm. With not having to work midweek, I treat myself to a leisurely breakfast, catching up on emails and messages, reading, taking my time. I usually have some things to do, today this included a visit to my wonderful chiropractor for my monthly ‘tune up’. I popped into Arty Bees second hand bookshop, Moore Wilson’s for something for dinner, and then headed over to Small Acorns to pick up an order, and to favourite cafe, Squirrel, for a pot of tea and the best chicken sandwich in Wellington (named Maude’s chicken sandwich after the owner’s dog!).
The order I was picking up was my 2022 desk diary from Emma Kate Co, the third year in a row I have used one. The pages are beautifully laid out, and there is a monthly planner, a weekly section and a place for notes, thoughts and ideas. It came beautifully wrapped up in pink tissue paper, and also included a pen holder and a little packet of basil seeds (which I must remember to plant).
I had an appointment in the afternoon, and walked home through the Botanic Gardens. It was warm – 18C – though cloudy – but it was lovely to stroll without a coat on. I started a new book, poached some salmon to have with parsley sauce, potatoes and asparagus for dinner, and generally had a very relaxing day.
How was your Wednesday? The yellow flowers at the top of the post are kowhai, a real sign of spring.
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