Me and my Mum on my wedding day in 2011 :)
Today is Mother's Day here in the UK (although apparently not in the USA?), so I'm looking forward to visiting my parents for lunch in a few hours. I've baked a traditional Victoria sandwich cake and I'm planning on taking that round with some berries and clotted cream so we can have a bit of an afternoon tea and laze around not doing much. My Mum is fantastic, she's always been there for me during my fair share of ups and downs. I'm also fortunate to have a lovely mother-in-law too, who is nothing like the nasty mother-in-law stereotype!
Aside from that, my week this week has been consumed with work, which I'm not allowed to write about, so there isn't much to say. Our landlord has found a new tenant for our current house and they're moving in on April 1st, so we are pushing the solicitors to ensure we have moved into our house by then. It looks OK at the moment, but they really do need a lot of nagging to get things done!
We've started packing and my books have been the first things to go into the boxes. Of course I saw this as an excuse to go on a reserving spree at the library. Never mind that I have a kindle full of unread books, I must have physical books around me at all times too! I've spent the whole week absorbed in A Feast for Crows, book four of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. I'm about 200 pages from the end and it's so good I don't want it to finish. After this one, there's only one more book in the series currently published and then I'm in for a long wait.
This week, I've been reading: