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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Hippy Town: Nelson BC

Mother & Son: Chef Theresa and sous chef Kyran preparing an Indian feast in their kitchen.
The Indian Feast

We have arrived in Nelson. Tabs and Peter stayed home as Tabs has soccer tryouts today.
The drive seemed long. I think I have discovered how to slow down time! I've decided that I need to become a professional truck driver: a trucker. I find driving so boring that time seems to stand still. Just think, as a trucker my days will seem like years!


Nelson is a great little city. I have purchased some of my needed accessories for life: a favorite fushia/orange bra that I'v only found here at the specialty lingerie store.  It is the third time I have bought the identical bra from that store. The first one was while I was nursing Pip, thus became too big when I finished. The second was stolen at a swimming pool. FInally I have my favorite bra again! I also purchased some much needed footless tights: they are scarce this year compared to last, it is hard to find colours and patterns. And finally I purchased an original witches broom for Grisdelda. A company in Nelson makes hand made straw brooms. They are the brooms seen in all of the Harry Potter movies: the movie actually purchases all its broom from the company here in Nelson as they are the coolest, most authentic straw brooms in the world. And you guessed it--I got one for the witch I am building:Griselda.


Today I believe we are hiking, checking out the market, bathing at Aisworth Hot Springs and going out for supper somewhere posh.
Slept with my Pip last night. She insisted on sleeping in the nude. All night long she tossed and turned, rolling dangerously to the very edge of the bed. I'd find her moaning to discover her cold, without blankets. Tonight I am insisting she stay in her jammies.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Johan said...

Hi Folks! The nit-picker here: Is Grisdelda the latest JKR character or did the nasty spelling gremlin toss one too many 'd's in the name?
Super pictures of the kitchen staff and the Bombai feast. And keep Pip nice and snug in future.

October 23, 2010 at 10:15 AM  
Blogger Johan said...

Thanks NitPicker J! Griselda is one of my favourite names for a witch. And yes the proper speling is: Griselda. And yes, you are one lucky man, your kitchen staff rocks!

October 23, 2010 at 10:32 AM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

Woops! I didn't realize that Nitpicker used my computer to post his comment. The last comment is actually me.

October 23, 2010 at 10:34 AM  
Blogger Miranda said...

I think the nitpicker might be out of control. For God's sake, someone, reign him in!!

Wish I were there (as always)

October 23, 2010 at 11:46 AM  
Blogger Miranda said...

Im disappointed; the nitpicker didnt pick on me...you alright there buddy?

October 24, 2010 at 6:45 AM  
Blogger Johan said...

NP to MH: tsk, tsk, no punctuation while being disappointed? Not sure where there is though...

October 24, 2010 at 9:53 AM  
Blogger Kraxpelax said...

GAMMABLIXT


SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE

There's much in the world that you can't explain.
It's revealed for you to remember
by the whispering voice of a distant train
or a midnight rain in november.

Horizon within! You can always find
the keys to Enigma. Let's mention
one basic Truth: of spirited Mind
is Nature naught but extension.

Internal expanses! In dreams, ridden
by fear and longing you roam
that deep Southeast in your soul hidden
...on your random journey back home.

---

As a native Swede, I am particularly proud of my love poetry suite Sonnets for Katie.

My Poems

*

Poétudes



And: reciprocity: for mutual benefit, you will do me a favor promoting your own blog on mine!

The best way to do it is lining up as a Follower, since then your icon will advertise you indefinitely, and I will follow you in return. Let's forge a mighty alliance of synergy and common interest.

Yours,

- Peter Ingestad, Sweden

October 24, 2010 at 10:14 PM  

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