I did some window shopping too, because I got bored at home and it was too cold to sit outside. I went to my favorite boutique "Celebrity" and they still had things on sale. I bought a beautiful blouse, just to comfort myself because of this lousy "summer" weather. When I came out of the boutique, I saw two young girls walking by and first didn't pay very much attention.
But then a tall policeman appeared in full motorbike outfit and closed helmet. He looked a bit unreal. Of course I stopped and wanted to know what he wanted from these girls, but he waved me away as if I was an annoying insect, this gesture made me stand still on purpose, so he said a bit more friendly, that I could continue. I went further and watched them. The girls talked and opened their purses, he looked inside and suddenly a policecar came with 2 other policemen. I thought if they need already 3 policemen for 2 young girls, how many do they need for a real criminal, no wonder that the city taxes are so high ! Finally they all disappeared, the 2 policemen in their car, the motor guy on his cycle and the girls continued their way. Apparently no terrorists ! But at least the police has fulfilled their duties to protect us. (?!)
Sunday it was a little warmer and I could sit outside. I had prepared and bought everything I needed for Claudie's visit, she will arrive Monday late afternoon. Claudie I have known through blogging in 2007, she lives in the South of France and ever since we visit each other for a week or more. This time it will be quite a shock for her because it is unusually hot where she lives they had temperatures to nearly 40°C while I am happy if we have 20° and I need a carigan. Fortunately there is quite a lot going on in Brussels this week, so we will be very busy.
I am trying to put old pictures on the computer in folders. The first Album fell in my hands was one from 1978
This has been our garden 39 years ago, a paradise for children. A field behind to play. Here is our son a little younger than his son today.
The same garden looks like this today ! Houses have been built, hedges and shrubs separate the properties, the field doesn't exist anymore there are houses now ! The swing was there were today the garden shed stands. But at least during more than 40 years we lived on the country side, I even had once a cow looking in our living room.
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