Have been informed by social media guru that my blogs must be shorter, sharper and more frequent so here goes..
Not a lot to report in any case as have been passing a solitary week in one of my least favourite places on earth – Marseille. Husband visiting relatives in the north and only friend in Marseille has decamped to her country house. Can feel depression hovering and wonder if I am careering down “the curve” we heard about in recent London workshop.
The urge to pop out for a bottle of chilled white is ever-present but am forcing myself to “play it forward”. I know the first glass would be divine but I also know that I would finish off the bottle which would take me back to square one. My “I’m done drinking” app is now showing 70 days and I can’t risk phone exploding in hand so will just have to make do with a glass of Schweppes without the gin,
In a quest for human contact have been visiting Francois the optician and his delicious pinscher “Yuki”. First visit was to buy some new glasses whereas subsequent (daily) visits have been to chat and fuss and change various features of new glasses. Francois is extremely popular with the ladies and one has to wait one’s turn while he shrieks and giggles with other customers. Yuki brings his toy to be thrown if he can see you are waiting for his master so one is never bored.
Here is Yuki..
Talking of dogs have been missing chihuahua June terribly although was pleased to hear that she came top in dogclass today. Next week I will visit the breeders where I found her – one of their chihuahuas has recently had puppies so am guaranteed some serious dog therapy.
When not stalking local optician, thinking about chihuahuas or resisting urge to buy wine I have been researching my new project. Came across this excellent TED talk which made so much sense to me. Take a look and let me know what you think. Just google “TED talks addiction Johann Hari” – dated 9 July, 2015.