In the background you might be able to make out the suspension cables for the new bridge across the River Seine called the Pont de Normandie.
This is all by way of introduction to day's random paragraphs. It's been a random sort of day.
This book arrived yesterday. I chose it by luck and by guess to be a source for embroidery ideas for the Postcard Project and at first glance it's looking like a 'good'un'.
I really ought to be getting on with the current picture but am getting very distracted by other ideas at the moment. Still, 10 days to go and I'm more or less two thirds through.
You know that thing where your phone decides to show you pictures from today's date but several years ago? Today I had pictures of our Advent calendars, prepped and ready well in advance!
Buying the chocolates to go in the drawers is tricky as there aren't that many delicious ones that will fit. We have, after many years, developed a system for storing pre Christmas items, like cards, wrapping paper, and Advent calendars in a chest downstairs rather than in the dark recesses of the loft.
This evening, just before it got dark, there was a sudden shower of hail. I looked out of the French windows to see the hailstones bouncing at least three feet high.