Bright Spots | Week Thirty & Thirty-One

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+ quiet evenings under glum skies
+ watering the tomatoes in the garden as the sky thickens with dusk
+ city grit between my toes
+ falling asleep while the summer sky is flecked with blue
+ homemade caramelised onion hummus on toast (but of course)
+ the joy of being surprised by Ashley in Scotland
+ climbing Arthur’s Seat
+ the European flags draped from many’a window in the Burgh
+ Geranium ‘Rozanne’, producing a glut of delicate mauve flowers in our border right now

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+ it was a week snowed under at work, but little treats left on our desks by kind freelancers cheered us all up (chocolate coins, an apple, a cup of excellently brewed tea)
+ home-grown spring onions; the little garden that could!
+ the Olympic Opening Ceremony, how rare to watch such pure, unbridled joy these days
+ the Olympic everything: as always, I’m obsessed and delighted
+ a fleeting twenty-four hours in Devon with my favourite sister
+ our signature sister brunch at Boston’s – smoked salmon on sourdough for me, sweetcorn hash for E
+ a ferry ride, a must by the seaside
+ lentil spaghetti bolognese, eaten on the floor of my sister’s bedroom, in front of the Olympics