Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief – Cicero
Here’s an update on the #100happydays challenge (from late October 2015) – you can see my latest photos on my twitter account (@becinmonton).
As usual, I seem to been busy but one or two things stand out for me; fun with friends, my love of sci-fi and also once again, how important my garden is to me. I’m so fortunate that I’ve got lots of friends who I’ve met via work, studying and outdoor adventures.
I’ve made lots of new friends too, since I joined the Women’s Institute a few years ago. I’m a proud member of Cottonopolis WI in Ancoats, Manchester. I guarantee the WI isn’t what you think it is and it’s not about Jam, Jerusalem or calendars either.
21/100 A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away
These are my favourite cookie cutters; my friend L bought them for me a few years ago; I tend to make ginger biscuits with them. We are both big Stars Wars fans. I was 10 in 1977 when the first film opened. I think we went to see it about six times that year, played with pretend light sabers in the playground. I think there were toys the following Christmas and I wish I’d kept the toys my Uncle gave me. I think Princess Leia being a kick ass warrior helped my view of the world too. I’ve loved the films ever since (apart from Jar Jar Binks). I am VERY excited for ‘Force Awakens’.
I had a good chat on the phone with my friend L who I’ve known for nearly 20 years. Continue reading