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Circle of Friends award

I'm delighted to have been included in Carol's Circle of Friends award - just click her name to visit the excellent 'Not only in Thailand' blog. Now I must write down five things I like to do and then pass the award on to ten friends. Easy!

1. On a Sunday, if not working anywhere, I like to make tea and toast and return to bed to enjoy a leisurely read and breakfast in comfort.

2. Dancing is fun, I love dancing, and it's good exercise. Don't get to do so nearly often enough, the last opportunity was at Christmas, although I'll dance around the kitchen if there's something good on the radio!

3. I like having an 'empty day' ahead allowing time to paint and experiment and explore new ideas.

4. Reading the newspaper - not every day, there's too much information - and then tackling the puzzle pages (with varying degrees of success) from Codeword and Sudoku to Word Wheel and the Crossword.

5. Last but not least, I like spending time with friends and family (especially when food and drink is involved)!

Actually, this part is not easy because this award really goes to the blogs I follow - all 68 of them!!! So please, if there are any of you not included in the list below who would like to join the Circle of Friends, copy the lovely logo to your blog and list 5 things that you like to do.

Menopausal Musing

Paper Napkin Poetry

Tiflin Art and Textiles

Denise Burden

Clucking About

Studio Window

Winds of Change

Sew on and Sew on

Acorn Moon

Do You Mind if I Knit

And those of you who are on the list who don't wish to participate, please don't feel obliged to take part, I know it's not everyone's 'cup of tea' - and it's very time consuming.


  1. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww, thanks Lesley! :O)

  2. thank you Lesley~!~ i appreciate your thinking of me and mentioning me on your blog . . . am dealing with a very sick Sophie (cat) for the last few days but will try to get to this asap . . .


  3. Lesley,
    loved to read this post! I dance with my dog!!! She loves to join me ;))... so sweet.
    Many thanks for your kind and nice words, I really appreciate each and every time you visit!

  4. Hi Cathy and Monica.

    My dog always looks very concerned when I start dancing, poor thing (probably afraid that she might get stepped on!).

    Libby, sorry again that Sophie didn't get better, x

  5. Hi, thanks for thinking of me!

    I love a lazy, leisurely breakfast also. There is nothing nicer.

  6. I like your 'likes' too except the dancing. Have you ever seen fantasia? The hippos in the tutus?
    thats how I see myself as a dancer!

  7. LOL. You are too hard on yourself Jackie, thanks for visiting. Bye for now, Lesley

  8. Lesley..saw you at good to see you..thanks for stopping by...


  9. The lazy and leisurely breakfast sounds just up my street, and also the day for spending time with art. I tried to put your lovely sunshine award on my blog tonight but blogger is up to its tricks and wouldn't let me place it anywhere. I will have another go tomorrow. I was a bit frightened that if I persisted my blog might disappear into cyberspace never to be seen again. Anyway, Lesley. Thanks for thinking of me for the award.

  10. I love your five things!! I adore dancing too (Usually done on my own so no-one can see my wobbly bits wobbling!) but I'm thinking of trying to find a dance class so that I can get some exercise. I've decided this is the year I finally lost the weight I gained when I quit smoking!!

    C x

  11. Valerie, Kary, Cathy and Carol - hope you are all well and full of energy at the start of another week. Can it really be the last day of February on Sunday?! This month has flown past. Bfn, Lesley

  12. Great list Lesley. Don't do enough dancing, though I do get dragged around by the girls when they are in full flow! x

  13. Hi Pipany, how are you? I've really been enjoying keeping up with the family knitwear projects - and your lovely photography. Bfn, Lesley

  14. oo I do love a bit of a jig about when no-one's looking (I fear it would cause a lot of trauma!) x;0)
    Hope Godlaming is going well!

  15. Thanks Mimi - hope the weather's warmer where you are now! x


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