After breakfast outside this morning. ( my 5 minute meditation🤔) I shut the door to keep the heat out. Normally I pull the net curtain across and clip it so that it mostly screens the doorway but there was a big red sun on my weather forecast and it was most definitely hotter outside than in. That’s the first time this year I have done that.
The door is now open again and has been since about 4pm. ( the little cat came in again when it was open. Even though it doesn’t let me near it I am happy that it feels safe enough to wander in , eat something, clean itself and stroll out again. )
It has been a little strange having the door closed. I feel a bit cut off. However I worked on the first of the 3 paintings I had prepared and after starting at 8.30 I finished about 2pm. I have painted in the shapes in the next one and am pleased to see that the composition looks good. They all have something I want to bring out and something that is a problem . Today I wanted to make the house with the flowers stand out , but wasn’t sure if the church which I had moved would look ok. I think it does. Then the next one is I think like a lovely pattern of coloured shapes but no flowers or bright colours which often makes something commercial . I like it already but ……..
It is now 30C inside which is almost ok. I had my fan on some of the time today but not all day.
Am attempting to repair my sandals again. I can afford to buy another cheap pair, but it never seems the right time to look. There are only maybe 2 affordable shops and it’s embarrassing having big feet. The nice girl in the chinese shop is fine but I have never bought shoes at the market where there are stall after stall of them all looking gorgeous and sparkly and delightful and elegant and size 4. I would inevitably have to repeat the size then the men ( always men) would look at my feet and ….I just don’t want to. Normally I buy shoes in Scotland ….often in TK MAX where you can just pick up and try shoes by yourself.
I really must do something about them though as now even the top layer is breaking….. 😐😐
I have glued them again and taped them temporarily.
But it is wine time and I have done everything I needed to today . I think I am meeting a friend for pizza tonight. Hope my shoes hold out.