I Should Be Writing

17th September 2015

And so, I’m sitting here in the kitchen. Today’s the first day out of the box for my computer, Truman Bubbles. If you look beyond the monitor, out the giant window, there’s trees. And thistle.

On our first morning here, last Monday, we were serenaded by sheep. We’re not in Edinburgh any more.

Isla’s been running up and down the hallway pushing her new walker thing. I’ve already removed the musical panel.

The TV is obscured by other boxes. However, I’ve only managed to finish one of the books I brought up with me for the first week here.

There’s been a lot of listening to music on my phone while parked between Isla and the boxes. I keep thinking I should be writing. When we were packing up the other place, I kept a notebook out, specifically for these days of flux. But I don’t know where it is now.

Neil’s been making trips with the moving van and drove up for good on Tuesday. He missed a midnight picnic and I missed him. I’ve also missed our coffee machine.

I’ve learned a few things about myself this past week.

1. I apologise way too much.

b. I can no longer drink instant coffee.

I won’t apologise for the coffee thing. See, this is me working on things.

In other news, when I find that notebook, I’m going to fill it up. I’m going to read through the books in my currently reading box. I’m going to have races with Isla down the hallway. She’ll always win, it’s a single-track road.

Last night, Neil and I went out to look at the stars. Because you can see them up here. When we spotted a shooting star, Neil said he made a wish.

I did, too.

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  • Reply becomingcliche 18th September 2015 at 4:31 pm

    I can relate on so many levels. And good on you for removing the musical panel! Those things wear on my nerves after about 5 minutes!

    • Reply LKD 20th September 2015 at 7:38 pm

      I hear the tunes in my sleep! Good to see your snowperson again!

  • Reply Gabi Coatsworth 18th September 2015 at 10:35 pm

    Always make time for the stars. You never know when one of them will turn out to be special ☺

    • Reply LKD 20th September 2015 at 7:39 pm

      Might be hokey, but they’re all special.

  • Reply Estella 18th September 2015 at 11:09 pm

    You lost me at instant coffee. Blegh! LOL I kid, kinda. 🙂

  • Reply inidna 20th September 2015 at 7:42 am

    Looking up at the stars sounds wonderful 🙂

    • Reply LKD 20th September 2015 at 7:40 pm

      New favourite thing to do!

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