It was impossible to ignore all the information about the new coronavirus variant from South Aftica or thereabouts.
After reading something written by a doctor in a very large hospital who was not prone to being scared , but was now worried, I ordered 100 safer masks.
After a trip to the supermarket where I wandered around steamily not seeing very much I ordered 5 transparent nose clips.
Last week I ordered crampons for my shoes as my trainers are a bit slippy and some of the pavements here are tiled and not good in wet weather.
So I think I am as sorted as is possible and plan on getting on with lots of painting.
Even though, today I spent more time reading than painting. It is Saturday after all. I’ve finished “Just Kids ” by Patti Smith. That was good. Am now back to murder and mayhem, but that’s okay too.
Eventually I did a smaller watercolour to fit in one of my oval mounts. I don’t like it. It looks squashed . Maybe I will paint it again but larger.
There has been lots of water outside today and a bit thunder and wind. Now inside there is no water as ” Frida the pipe” has packed up again somewhere in the country. I don’t really understand what has happened. But at least a kind friend warned me in advance so have 2 5 litre plastic wine containers full of drinking water.
My attempt to watch a series called” the loch” last night on youtube was foiled by it being in some foreign language. I wasn’t expecting that. All the actors were English. So it’ll be Frost again tonight ….unless I’ve seen all the available episodes.
However am warm, have nearly 5 litres of wine, taralli and twinkly lights.