At the moment it is completely hectic at work with, amongst other things, a very heavy marking workload (yes, I am that stressed-out creature known as a teacher!!). So, it is essential that I find little highlights each day to celebrate and be grateful for. Of course, first and foremost my family and friends do this very well for me. As does my crafting. And this little blog.
But, here are a few more things that make me smile....
I walk to work each day along this street. I really enjoy walking, its a great time to just think about anything and everything and burn some calories at the same time! The cherry trees are always a welcome sight at any time of the year but in the autumn they simply light up with brilliant colour:
Im so glad I took these pictures as the trees are nearly bare today.
At the weekend I was up very early marking English papers. I had finished them all (and there were loads!) by 9 o'clock so made a cuppa in my new mug, sat out in the garden and flicked through a couple of magazines I love:
Simple, yet joyful things. Gotta love 'em.