Good News!

As you know I don’t watch the news or read much of it now because it is all so depressing, but this week we have had some good news. 

Friday last was the second Royal Wedding of the year, that of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank.  I sort of watched it, ie it was on the TV whilst I was working, but I did love the flowers on the steps up to the Chapel, lovely Autumn colours.

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I also liked the Bride’s dress but thought it was a shame she did not wear a veil.  The Page Boys and Bridesmaids all looked lovely although the colours were very much Spring like and I thought they would have carried the Autumn colour scheme through, but no one asked me!!!!!!!

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The Duke & Duchess of Sussex attending and I bet it brought back happy memories of their own wedding just five months previously.  It is quite a funny feeling going to a friend’s wedding not long after your own.  It happened to DH and I; we attended some very good friend’s their wedding five months after ours and this time we were guests instead of the centre of attention and it was quite surreal, although it was great to sit back and watch it all happen rather than being in the middle!!!!

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Of course we then found out yesterday that the Sussex’s are expanding their family with a baby due in Spring next year.  How wonderful especially as the baby will be close in age with its Cousins, the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s children.

So some good news for once in the middle of all the usual rubbish that is out there!!!

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The Baby Quilt I was working on is finally done and I will show you pictures at the end of this week.  We are going out on Friday night to friends for dinner, which should be a great evening and then Saturday and Sunday it is the Swimming Club’s in-house Championships.  Normally we have the events a month apart or certainly a few weeks apart but we can’t this year due to other swimming events, so they are the day after each other!!!  I am sure the Swimmers or their parents will be moaning but hey ho!!!!

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The weather at the moment is supposed to be good for the weekend so DH and I are hoping to get those last little jobs done in the garden and then that will be it for the Winter.  They are still predicting lots of snow for us this year beginning in the middle of November and going right through December and Christmas.  It is one of those “I will believe it when I see it” scenarios however!!!!

Treacle has had a few fraught days with the high winds whistling around our home and it has kept her up at night so she has been snoozing the days away in her basket next to my desk.  She did liven up a bit though when Youngest got home from visiting his Girlfriend at Uni.  It won’t be long before I am off to bed to read my latest book and no doubt she will be next to me snuggled up!!! 

Speaking of Books I missed last Fridays Monthly Book Club so it will be out this Friday!!!

I hope you are having a Thrilling Tuesday.

Hugs, Susie xx

 

2 thoughts on “Good News!

  1. farmquilter

    Babies are always a most welcome addition to the royal family…except, I guess, those who get pushed further down the ladder from attaining the throne themselves!! Not a position I would aspire to!! Of course, there are those who like to emphasize the negative aspects of the reactions of others…even if they have to make up the story. There are those in the royal family I don’t care for, but since I really don’t know them (lol, even though I can trace ancestry back to the Queen Mother), and they will never know me, I guess no one is hurt. Happy for them to be having a family of their own. Enjoy the nice weather whilst it lasts and my fingers are crossed for you to have a white Christmas!! Always my favorite!

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