Current work: talking to Y6 children about being an author, with my NYR hat on
Listening to: not, too busy talking :o)
Reading: next on my TBR bookcase (too tired last night)
Pleasures from today:
- Doing three talks to Y6 children (aged 10-11) – all of whom were really interested, really involved, and asked loads of questions. I thoroughly enjoyed my day. (And I’m not just biased because it’s my school – they were fabulous, fabulous kids and it’s lovely to be able to share the joy of books as part of the NYR)
- Discovering that my daughter has joined the school choir – and being treated to a rendition of the songs she’s doing at a school concert next month, on the way home in the car (she really does have a lovely voice – and I do like the song ‘I can see clearly now’. She’s also doing ‘Consider yourself’ – it’s great fun) (and it was lovely hearing her sing it to her dad, and hearing him join in)
- Walking up the hill through a pile of autumn leaves, hearing them scrunch under my feet
Seeing the sweet, bright blue of an early autumn sky (this is my favourite season)
- Receiving a book in the post that I’m really looking forward to reading (thank you VERY much to the friend who sent it: you know who you are)
Days like this are ones to be savoured and remembered when things are a little tough.
Which pleasures would you store?