I pity the poor folk who have less IT literacy than I do and try to borrow eBooks or audio books from Fulton library system! I have been trying to get a few alternatives to listen to and read on the plane on Monday but blimey you need a flippin’ IT degree to figure out the library’s system – I used to work in IT and have still been struggling! There appears to be a cluster of issues making it nigh on impossible to borrow a book. A combination of few available books, several file formats, several apps needing to be downloaded, and zero compatibility with my Macbook – resulting in one frustrated borrower. It’s easier and cheaper time wise just to buy a couple of books on iTunes or go back to the good old paperback. MM thinks I’m fooling myself anyway – thinking that I will have time to read with a 4 year old and a 6 year old in a confined space for 9 hours is just asking for trouble:) Anyway the third book in the Larsson trilogy will be joining me on the plane and I will get to read it – though I’ll be sad when I’ve finished it – I’ve loved these books so much. Next on my list is the new Robert Harris book – The Fear Index.
I’m off to the pool with Poppy this afternoon again to avoid the workmen at home. I had a sneak peek in the room yesterday and my oh my – it’s all gone! The old bathroom is completely demolished and the old closet wall is gone! So we’re almost at the ‘fun’ bit – that is bringing in the new bathroom! It does look a bit creepy in there now – as MM pointed out – they get their plastic sheeting from the same supplier as Dexter Morgan🙂
I opted for a bit of summer color today with my Boden fab jersey tunic in prune (I have the moss here too). This really has been the surprise of the season – it is so lovely in real life – the colors really pop. Luckily I also have the perfect J.Crew cashmere cardigan to coordinate with the orange in it – and my nectarine Tory Burch Revas work perfectly! Apologies for the dark photo again and all the stuff behind me – my packing is in full swing!
Love, love those colours and styles on you. But you will need jeans in the UK, trust me. The heating has just come on automatically in my house in England, and there is a countrywide storm forecast for the weekend too.
Loving the comment about Dexter Morgan and the plastic sheeting – Dexter one of my favourite programmes and where my son got his name, Yes I know a bit wrong naming him after a serial killer all be it a good one (if there is such a thing)! Safe journey xx
Have you read Before I go to Sleep by S J Watson? I’ve just finished it and it’s very good! Loving the Tunic and colours, it’s a gloomy day here in the UK and you will be a lovely spot of sunshine when you arrive 🙂