Celebrating the Mundane – Just Thursday Blog Hop

We all go through times of uncertainty in our lives. The last two months have been very unsettling at times as DH has been very ill, however there is hopefully and end in sight and things are now a little calmer. Next week, on this day, we will be preparing for him to return to hospital for an operation – what exactly will be done we won’t know until after the event, but we both have a sense of peace about the whole thing, and if all goes well he will be home within days.

This month has been irritating. Our internet signal has dropped continually – and this is really unusual. It would appear that it is due to our overhead wires, but they aren’t due for replacing any time soon, and cable is not an option. So on we go – and the peace and quiet has been wonderful! Maybe it was all planned! Of course I’m not seeing as much as I would like, but normality will return – and I’m sure people understand.

There is another little ‘mishap’ to report this week, though, and that has made me rather cross.

My camera has stopped working :(

It stopped working 2 days after the guarantee expired! I’m in negotiations. Thankfully, due to the memory card, I lost no pictures, but I have nothing other than my iPhone to capture my life until further notice, and that is not always a convenient tool.

Apart from accessing the internet, there are other things that ‘slide’ when life is not normal, and one of those I remembered to my cost. I take a daily medication – thyroxine. I take it religiously, but somehow it was one of the things that took backseat during the ‘traumas’. Sadly I completely forgot until I began to recognise symptoms that I had hoped to not revisit. I’m back into routine now, but they are important and mundane enough to be the subject of today’s picture.

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Taken this morning – with the iPhone

Hope you will join in. Mara and Rebekah are posting too. Don’t forget to link back to us, let’s CELEBRATE THE MUNDANE! Sometimes the things we take for granted are more important than you think.

Celebrating the mundane – Just Thursday Blog Hop

Newspaper and bubblewrap. These ‘exciting’ materials have filled my week. I have been finishing an artwork, and these have been helping. Can’t show you the artwork – that would be far too exciting 😆

Forgive the lack of visits and, maybe, proper links. Once again internet problems mean this may or may not waft out to you as I pass a friendly signal on my way to the post office.  Mara and Rachel will have more for you either already or shortly. Please join in, I’ll do my best to visit but ‘nursing’duties have made it difficult to investigate the problems in a timely manner and I really don’t have time to foster frustrations…..

My problems, however, are nothing like those in Nepal. Please click through to this link and read more.
Have a great day

Just Thursday Blog Hop – Celebrating the Mundane



Mobile phones are useful! Apps are too! However, once downloaded there are some that just don’t leave you alone.

I recently re-opened my Etsy shop. It’s dedicated (mostly) to my hand dyed bits and pieces, but filling it is tedious – and I just don’t have time for more than little by little. However, the ‘handy’ little app tells me what is going on. It tells me so much that I think it is time for us to part company.

Not parting company with the phone, though ;)

Rebekah is leading the blog hop today – and Mara is joining us too! What about you? Hope you will consider being part of it by linking back to one of our posts.

Enjoy your day – no matter how mundane :D

Celebrating the mundane – Just Thursday

Is it really Thursday already? Time for the mundane! Mara is our leading lady this week, and Rebecca and I are joining in. Please visit everyone, join in and link back to us – anyone will do. We’ll come and take a look.

Here’s the fruit for today. Lots of different textures there, the melon is especially worth reproducing in paint. I wonder if the skin will print? Hmm, might give it a try later :D

Posting has been interesting this week. A very intermittent internet signal as resulted in photographs and posts being composed on the iPhone or iPad – a little editing attempted if the signal allows me to access briefly on the pc – but probably posted as I waft past a complimentary signal somewhere.

There may be one from Chittle Chattle later.

Weekly Photo Challenge – Early Bird

This is the early bird. Maybe not the EARLIEST bird – but certainly the first one I see perched here each day. If you visited yesterday you would have seen the same view – minus the bird. I suggest you take a look for more information, you might like to join us next week. (Yes, the window is still dirty) A totally different interpretation of the theme is here at Chittle Chattle and full details are on the  WordPress post.

Here are a few more entries that are worth visiting:

Celebrating the Mundane – just Thursday

What’s in front of you today? What do you see every day? Why not join in? Don’t forget to visit Rebekah and Mara to see their offerings this week too. Please link back to this post so we can come and visit.

This is the view from the window of the room that I laughingly call my ‘Studio’. All manner of creativity happens in a small area just in front of this view. The picture was taken this morning using my iPhone with the Camera Awesome App. It isn’t out of focus – the windows need cleaning ;)



Follow the links below to find more entries




Celebrating the mundane – Just Thursday

The return of the blog hop. Illness, moving house and ‘life’ in general, permitting it will be here every week. Join me and my fellow partners in crime (Rebekah and Mara) celebrating the things that we normally ignore. What is right in front of you today?


And what could be more mundane than the evidence of hard water in my teacup!

Don’t forget to link back here if you join in.

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