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What I did at the Weekend

Friday

So this weekend I treated myself to a days holiday and had Friday off too. Happy days ๐Ÿ™‚

I’ve recently gained an English Heritage membership through work, so I thought I’d make some use of it and go exploring.

My friend, her daughter, Lily and I found ourselves at 11am on Friday morning driving to Dorchester to find The Nine Stones. These are essentially 9 large rocks in a circle type arrangement that were placed there about 4000 years ago. No idea why, but there are only 4 of them that can be found in Dorset, UK. Lily was strapped into the harness (the meadow walk to get there was not pushchair friendly). She seemed to enjoy the trip…

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My friend also found a 4 leaf clover – which was pretty cool! I’d never seen one before.

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Also published my first chapter ofย A Game of Life and Death.ย So that was pretty cool ๐Ÿ™‚

Saturday

Saturday was a very busy day. Lily and I got up at 7ish, then went to swimming at 9am. She’s really getting the hang of putting her face in the water – they encourage them to copy us so she’s moving at her own pace with this one which is nice.

From swimming we went into Poole to meet a friend, which was lovely. Then we went straight from Poole into Bournemouth to meet some other friends for lunch at The Real Greek. We’re a huge fan of high chairs in restaurants. Lily is also starting to develop a habit of studying menus…

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We’ve also developed an attachment to a travel sized version of “I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet…” which she now pretends to read and studies the pictures. So cute!

In the evening we then went to a friend’s engagement party, which was lovely ๐Ÿ™‚ Lily was absolutely fascinated by the disco lights and promptly fell asleep in a faster manner than she does at home. How does that work exactly?

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Sunday

Was just a day of chilling, knitting and wine. Which I completed needed after the last couple of days!

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I’m going to give this very yummy bottle of wine from Lidl (on offer at ยฃ2.99) the credit for giving me the courage to finally learn DPN knitting.

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So that’s all from me for today ๐Ÿ™‚ what did you guys get up to this weekend?

Love to you all and happy knitting!

MrsKirstyHoll

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3 thoughts on “What I did at the Weekend

  1. I wish I could take my Friday off, this week has been hectic so far! Looks like you had a great time ๐Ÿ™‚ and Lily is growing so fast it’s crazy!

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