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Slow, Silly & Sunny

We can't remember the last time we woke naturally...
It must have been weeks ago, so Sunday morning (well actually we didn't get up until 1pm) was extra special!

We had such a lazy day... 
And no Ryan, it wasn't beer for breakfast... It was nettle tea!

Sime got the wood burner in as it was a bit chilly & of course, kitties got priority in the seating.

A very excited Sime found his favourite drink on special offer last week.

And I have to put up with a camera appearing in my face...

This is all before the bottle was opened!

Today (Tuesday) was the hottest day of the year so far...

And we had lunch out in the garden for the first time!

A lovely treat in between jobs...

Another sneaky photo... 
Sime was making me cry with laughter, he's so naughty & does it all the time...
He just carries on until you feel like you can no longer breathe & often ends (as it did for Hugo yesterday) in having to spit out food & drink. What you don't see is me shouting "stop", while banging the table!

All calm again...

Night, night,

Kay & Sime
xx

Comments

Jane and Chris said…
Those were the days...sleeping in...with an insulin dependent diabetic kitty those days are long gone *sigh*.
Jane x
Joy said…
Just seeing the pictures of you laughing made me laugh too! The sunshine looks amazing - we have it here now too :) xo

Amber

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