22 Jan 2016

FRIDAY's FAVE FIVE

1. I get the impression that for the moment I just could copy and paste the FFF from the previous weeks !

It's still cold, the white snow melted, only in our street it still looks like winter sports, except the street which is dirty. After aqua gym I watched a bit "Escape to the Country" the old once on YouTube, the houses are probably sold but the landscapes are still so pretty.

2. I had bought a movement detector, I mean a lamp which lights up as soon as there is a movement, and had glued it against the door. Unfortunately the thing fell down and I had to buy a special glue. Meanwhile it looks like this



because I can't glue it now it is too cold outside.

3. Now that the end of the official "Sales" period comes close, there are "sales" on "sales", which means that the things are even more cheaper. I had seen a nice cardigan and thought maybe the price has dropped too now and yes, instead of 20 % it was now reduced to 50 % and of course I bought it.



It is again out of mohair like material which is so soft and warm.

4. Not to always look at the same walls I went to Ilona who also was in the same case as me. She had caught a gastric flu virus and had just recovered. We had tea together and chatted the whole afternoon then I returned home it snowed a bit, but it didn't last.

5. We had again a birthday to celebrate in our painting class and the cakes were delicious. I even forgot to take a picture. I also finished my painting, it was about time, and forgot also to take a photo !



Nicole and I went to the Lunch Garden at Carrefour, before we picked up Charlie who loves to come with us. When he is with us we speak to so many people, Charlie is a real celebrity he just lays there and doesn't move, only his tail from time to time when people smile at him. We had cod with spinach leaves in a white sauce which was delicious. A nice desert and a coffee finished our meal.






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12 comments:

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Gattina - winter is winter .. I'm getting over a cold - thankfully not gastric flu, but it's lasted a week ... but might return as I need to go out and get wet! The cod with spinach sounds good ... I often use salmon, spinach and other bits and bobs .. Cheers - it is getting lighter! Hilary

Andrew said...

If you forgot to take photos, you must have been having a fun time. While probably not of great interest to you, I watched a brief video today of a railway line built in Charleroi in the 1980s but has never carried a passenger.

Fun60 said...

It is so good t to have Nicole living close by to share your time together instead of looking at the same four walls.

Mary said...

Yay for getting that sweater 50% off! What a bargain!

Barbara H. said...

It's been cold and snowy here this week. I shouldn't complain since it has been a mild winter til the last couple of weeks, but I am ready for spring.

Wow, those sales sound like some great deals!

diane b said...

You are sounding a bit like cabin fever has struck you. Jump on a plane and come to sunny Australia. I can imagine you get lots of conversations when Charlie is with you he is a lovely dog. I still find it strange to see dogs in restaurants as it is not allowed here.

pattisjarrett said...

Isn't it wonderful to find something you've had your eye on still be available--and at a great price! I'll bet Charlie is a people magnet. Who can resist a sweet dog? We got some snow, then rain, hard to tell what it will look like by the end of the weekend.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

NOt a bad week at all considering the weather. Are you able to walk to your friends' houses? (I'm still thinking about how I would never be able to drive in that weather.)

modern nomad said...

Have a wonderful Sunday!

Noodle and crew

Sandra Carlier said...

Such a nice guy this Charlie ! Give a kiss to him from me next time you go for a walk with Nicole !

Loree said...

In spite of the cold you still managed to do quite a few things.Your cardigan looks really nice and warm.

Robyn Lee said...

I love your new cardigan. When I lived in New Zealand, I wore wool and mohair but it's too hot in Queensland for those, even in winter. I hope you, Mr Gattino and the cats are staying well and warm.