All this week I've been getting up early so I can get to work a little ahead of normal time. I've been banking hours in order to finish a little early next week for my trip to Wales.
Normally this would mean a nice long lie on Saturday. But not this week.
Yesterday the alarm went off at 6am so we could get up and out nice and
early. We had to leave the house at 7am. I finally dragged myself out of bed at
about ten to. I was this close to telling Mr Click to go without me so
I could stay in bed and take it easy all day.
I'm really glad that I did go though.
Out first stop was a garden centre to pick up some potatoes for my
father-in-law. Cardwell Garden Centre has a craft shop which I like to visit
when I get a chance. Alas, yesterday it was just not meant to be. We were there
too early and the craft shop was closed. So we skipped that one and headed
straight on to Lidl, via Tesco's car park while we deal with a suspected
Happily the car was fine and we were able to move on with the day, just a
little later than expected.
I had a great time in Lidl and scored some fantastic 'decorative tape' in
there. On all the Bullet Journal sites I see people using washi tape to mark off
sections of their books, cover up mistakes, highlight and decorate areas of
their plans. There have been a few times when I've thought it would be handy to
have something to make things stand out.
About a week ago people in the UK started sharing the decorative tape they'd
picked up in Lidl and I really wanted to get some. I was fairly certain that it
would all be gone by the time we went this week. On my first trip round the shop
I couldn't see any and I guessed that we'd missed it. Then I looked a bit closer
and I found twelve different packs of the stuff. All at 99p each.
I did the logical thing and bought them all.
Another thing I picked up yesterday was a pencil case. I feel like I'm back
at school! Since I splurged on the pack of 30 Staedtler Triplus Fineliners, I
knew I needed something more practical than the box they came in to travel to
Wales with but I was struggling to find a decent pencil case which would hold
all the pens I like to take about with me. Then we stopped into Tesco and I
found a pretty one for £3.
I may have also picked up Taylor Swift's 1989 CD as well; because I need
music to listen to on the way down south.
Of course, I still have to finish washing the clothes I need to pack. I still
need to actually pack. I still need to print off my luggage labels and decide
which bag I'm using as hand luggage.
But at least I have pretty stationery supplies!