Saturday, 2 January 2010

Once in a blue moon.....

Well, another year has arrived and everyone I know is madly making resolutions.

Except us.

I just cannot see the point in making resolutions that will add stress or complications to my life. Hopefully I am doing the right thing by myself, family and friends anyway. So what is the point.

There are a few things I would like to do this year, but they are in no way resolutions and in no way compulsory. If they happen I will be happy - if they don't I won't be upset.

One of the things I want to do is to take more photos with my new camera. The above photo is a good start... along with the 60 odd photos of the cat that I took this morning while I had the camera out....

A blue moon is supposed to be one of those - well - "once in a blue moon" type experiences. The moon for new years eve and for last night was the above mentioned blue moon. An opportune opening of the curtains this morning meant that we had a perfect view for about half an hour, before it gradually faded out and was obliterated by the clouds. We felt quite privileged to have seen it as the next blue moon will not be for 30 years or so... and who knows where we will be then.


  1. Hi Deb!,
    Thanks for the photo, a good size means a good start and isn't he lucky to have an older sister to spoil him.
    I sympathize with your mixed emotions, I truly understand the tyranny of distance, I have more family overseas than I have here, so good pics are useful. regards, Trish

  2. Yes, it is hard.... but if we were in Australia we wouldn't see so much of the London crew. There is always something you have to give up, and always a silver lining somewhere. It is just a matter of finding it and not letting the minuses outweigh the pluses.

  3. I feel the same way. I have however decided that 2010 is the year I will learn origami and the bass.

  4. I learnt origami a few years ago. It was a great way to pass the winter holed up inside. There are some fabulous free fold patterns on the internet. That is how I did it. Then borrowed books from the library.

    Next time we are together we will have to have a jam session, so long as I can get my hands on a keyboard. Does Phil play anything??