Sunday, October 12, 2008

Choice pieces...

... from the past week.
  • Dancing to the Sugababes videos on TV with Little Planet in my arms
  • Eating M's risotto with rosemary and borlotti beans
  • Being riveted by the John Adams series on TV
  • Enjoying the return of Heroes
  • Dressing Little Planet in jeans, beanie hats and NYC sweats (photo below)
  • Lounging around reading the papers as Little Planet naps and it pours with rain outside
  • Playing David Bowie and Tom Waits CDs to Little Planet, exposing her to superlative classics such as Ziggy Stardust and Rain Dogs
  • Devouring beef stews and lamb curries on chilly nights
  • Getting our garden shed erected
  • Getting our kitchen spotlights fixed
  • Enduring Little Planet's extremely fussy feeding and hoping it's just a phase
  • Celebrating Little Planet's 4th month birthday
  • Cracking hazelnuts and almonds and walnuts
  • Taking Little Planet to her very first art show - Gerhard Richter's 4900 Colours: Version II at the Serpentine (photo above). She loved all the colours!
  • Taking her for a stroll around Hyde Park in the glorious sunshine
  • Taking her shopping with us at Whole Foods Market in Kensington
  • Finishing Ann Packer's engaging The Dive From Clausen's Pier and Jonathan Raban's disappointing Surveillance; beginning Sarah Addison Allen's Garden Spells
  • Relishing my time away from the baby - for example, a walk alone to the local shops, or watching the astounding and harrowing Il Y A Longtemps Que Je T'aime at the cinema in Covent Garden alone, or eating sushi alone at Tokyo Diner in Soho


Olivia said...

Haha, loving that pic of LP in her hat and jeans, like a little artsy indie gal.

Don't you just love Whole Foods? What yummy things did you buy there? I'm beginning to take it for granted here.

Enjoy the sunshine while it lasts, you all deserve some over there.

Anonymous said...

she is sooo cute!!! Kala tika to her!!


Planethalder said...

We bought sun-blush tomatoes, rocket leaves, fruit and nut bread, sourdough bread, different cheeses, wines - we both love Whole Foods' wine department as it's such an excellent collection.

Olivia said...

They sell rocket (arugula) here, but they use the young, round leaves which lack the peppery flavor of the full grown leaves used in Europe! *whinge*