ANOTHER restful morning…up to take may 8am antibiotic then back to sleep until early midday!
Still feeling a little under the weather, but this period forest and zero alcohol has got to have a positive effect not just on the current state of affairs, but my general well-being too.
After breakfast Margaret takes a drive to the village and drops me off en route. I have a locally bought CD to deliver and I wanna refund the (unnecessary!) postage. I was gonna try and walk there and back but Margaret is insisted that it’s too much, too soon. OK.
I deliver the CD, have a chat and bump into a load of folks on the way back. It’s nice to see everyone and have a blether,
I’d then a notion to learn mandolin the other day…and then reminded myself that I have various instruments– banjo and lap steel – that I’ve hardly scratched the surface of learning. I grab the lap steel and some bits and bobs from the studio and take them back to the house so I can meddle a little over coming days. For some reason I’m not really feeling up to sitting – or spending time – in the studio.
There’s still some turkey left…and some ham. Rather than have th same old, I suggest to Margaret we make a turkey , ham and leek pie. She does, and I spend an while in the kitchen taking in the process.
The wee pies turn out great and we have a nice dinner then settle down to watch our pal Billy’s Hogmanay livestream from the USA…it;s meant to start at 10pm, but internet hassles delay thing ’til after 10.30pm but it’s worth waiting for 🙂
Not only are Bill and Dorothy great friends, but those of us that tune in to his livestreams have become a wee community of virtual pals.
We bring in the new year online and after the livestream’s done we watch the end of Hootenanny….and alcohol-free New Year for me…and I still enjoyed it!