My nephew with his parents
It's been a busy week. Today was the Christening of my nephew, Joseph, and Tom and I were chosen to be two of his godparents. It was kind of a strange experience as I wasn't raised as religious myself and because of this, I'm not at all familiar with Church services. I was worried that I wouldn't know what to do or say! After the service, we had a bit of a gathering around someone's house and it was nice to spend time with my family.
A bit of a blurry photo; I am in the white dress & my husband in the grey suit.
Apart from that, my weekend has been spent clearing out our main bedroom as we're getting it plastered next weekend and the plasterer is coming super early! We have moved all of the furniture and our possessions, ripped up the carpet, dismantled the fitted wardrobes and the fitted blinds, removed the coving and skirting board and taken down the wallpaper. It is literally now a blank shell; I can't wait for it to be plastered so we can decorate it the way we would like it.
I mentioned in my last Sam Sunday post that I've been having a tough time recently and to cheer me up, my husband bought me an iPad Mini in the week. I've been eyeing the iPads ever since the original version first came out but as I had a laptop and a kindle already, I just couldn't justify it to myself. But last week my laptop broke (the dreaded blue screen attacked!) and as my kindle is now almost three years old, I decided that it would finally be OK to have an iPad. I love it already, the goodreads app is awesome and I can still blog on it as the bloglovin app makes commenting on other blogs very easy. I have the kindle app of course but I think in the long run I'm still going to prefer my read kindle. As I'm a total iPad newbie, I would appreciate any app recommendations and/ or tips for getting the most out of it.
This week, I've been reading:
King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild 4.5 stars