Saturday, 23 April 2011

Sounds of Good Friday

- The sound of a beeping car horn at 5.40am

- The sound of the fog horns on the docks in the early morning mist

- The rustle of the plastic bag as I cleared up the dead Blackbird I found outside the back door

- The sound of the hoover as I cleaned all of the house

- The scrub of the sponge on the hob as I got busy with the cream cleaner

- The hiss of the steam coming out of the iron whilst...

- ...The Archers played in the background

- The grumbling yowl of Maggie as she stretched her full length out on my bed

- The sound of my flip flops slapping against my feet as I walked to the shops

- The beep of the checkouts as I filled my basket

- The sound of a meat cleaver in the butchers as I bought the sausages to go in the sausage rolls I plan to make today

- The flutter of the birds in the garden as I pegged washing out on the line...

- ...And the distant roar of the fans at the KC Stadium watching the Hull KR/Hull FC Superleague derby match.

- The sizzle of the prawns in the pan as I made myself a stir fry for dinner

- The dripping of the tap as I lay, wallowing in the bath, reading my book

- The sound of a boiling kettle in the kitchen as I made my last cup of tea of the day

- The tiny creak of the bed as I settled in underneath freshly, line-dried sheets to go to sleep

It was a good day.

9 comments:

  1. Lovely things and lovely post. Friday is my day to change our sheets too -I look forward to getting into bed all day.

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  2. Very productive! The sounds of my day were the kettle boiling svereal million times, and my granny commenting on Kate Middleton's weight!

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  3. Loved your post today, just ove the clean sheet feel and smell too. x

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  4. What a lovely way of thinking about your day, good to notice all those little things that add to our lives. Happy Easter x

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  5. What a fun post! It sounds like you had a very busy but productive day. And I'm glad I'm not the only person to catch up with The Archers while cleaning!

    Have a very happy Easter! x

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  6. Lovely post (although the dead blackbird spoilt it a bit for me lol)!!

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  7. I do love a day just spent pottering around the house. Not so keen on cleaning up dead things though. Was it natural causes or did one of the cats get it?

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  8. Sounds lovely. That blackbird wasn't an Easter present from Maggie, was it?

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