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  1. Waking up to (mostly) clear streets, against a backdrop of snow on the hills.
  2. I have in the fridge my first ever tub of The Collective Dairy's passionfruit yoghurt. It... is my new favourite? It is very much my new favourite. (I was forever into the limited-edition raspberry trifle which is, alas, no more; the plum and honey is also Good; but I think passionfruit is My New Fave.)
  3. The ritual of sourdough continues soothing.
  4. Today I finally had a proper poke around the Professional Caterers' Shop in the centre of Belfast and successfully didn't buy anything, though honestly this was mostly because they only sell cheesecloth in 10m rolls and I thought A would be... Unimpressed... if he came home to find one.
  5. To my minor astonishment, I have actually managed to string words together today in the context of the PhD! More words than I have managed for the past week! It is a relief, and also things continue slotting into place.
  6. A & I have been having a bunch of Conversations that on the one hand have been hard work, in terms of leaky feelings and vulnerability, and on the other feel immensely productive and positive and affirming.
  7. Nice clothes today: the mostly-cotton definitely-peacock-blue V-neck sweater and the black-blue-purple-white striped herringbone shirt, both from a charity shop (and specifically the BHF). They're both new-to-me enough that I'm Wearing Them A Lot and being delighted.
  8. I have been playing... a lot... of Dominion Online, mostly against the bot but sometimes against friends, and (1) enjoying it (!) and (2) getting to try out a bunch of ridiculous okay-but-what-if-I-don't-buy-any-money decks (to go with the okay-but-what-if-I-do-endless-gardening ones).
  9. Problematic Aunt got me cheese for the new year, from the Snowdonia Cheese Company; the Little Black Bomber is always a win, but I hadn't had their vintage Red Leicester before and it is good.
  10. I am struggling somewhat with uncertainty around illness, but: I'm being kind to myself, and letting myself rest, and doing a bunch of self-soothing and self-care around No, Really, Love, You're Ill. I've got so much better at this specific skillset, and it's such a relief.

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Date: 2019-01-24 12:36 am (UTC)
sfred: (peacock)
From: [personal profile] sfred
I love that thing of being delighted with a new-to-me garment.

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Date: 2019-01-24 01:53 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ironed_orchid
<3

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Date: 2019-01-24 02:59 am (UTC)
alatefeline: Painting of a cat asleep on a book. (Default)
From: [personal profile] alatefeline
Yay, good things!

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Date: 2019-01-24 03:15 am (UTC)
umadoshi: (raspberries (fierce_icons))
From: [personal profile] umadoshi
Those yogurt flavors sound amazing. *_*

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Date: 2019-01-24 10:14 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] hydrangea
Dominion Online sounds really interesting... I might have to poke at it.

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Date: 2019-01-24 02:17 pm (UTC)
davidgillon: A pair of crutches, hanging from coat hooks, reflected in a mirror (Default)
From: [personal profile] davidgillon
because they only sell cheesecloth in 10m rolls and I thought A would be... Unimpressed... if he came home to find one.

And probably even less impressed when it came to getting it back to London :)
Edited (Needed a smilie) Date: 2019-01-24 02:19 pm (UTC)

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Date: 2019-01-24 02:56 pm (UTC)
cesy: "Cesy" - An old-fashioned quill and ink (Default)
From: [personal profile] cesy
Hooray!

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Date: 2019-01-24 02:59 pm (UTC)
tree_and_leaf: Watercolour of barn owl perched on post. (Default)
From: [personal profile] tree_and_leaf
Ah, I have just discovered the Snowdonia Red Leicester too. What a cracking cheese!

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Date: 2019-01-24 03:52 pm (UTC)
redsixwing: Red-winged angel staring at a distant star. (Default)
From: [personal profile] redsixwing
That yogurt sounds delicious. <3 all things passionfruit.

...the place with the cheesecloth, do they ship? :3

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Date: 2019-01-25 11:19 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] feanelwa
Is cheesecloth the same as muslin? Because I got a metre online and it was not exceedingly expensive. I wonder where I got it...Fabric Land, I think. Of course then because I was already paying shipping I may as well buy other fabric as well and this is how I have a giant toasty warm pink fleece robe with bird print to get changed underneath in car parks after paddling now.

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