Waking up at 8 has never been easier. I never-ever thought I could do it and here I am. By 8:30 this morning I had made tea and washed half the dishes in the sink. Now it’s almost 10:30 and though I’m still in my pyjamas I finished washing the dishes, had my tea, read 450 items from my reader and had a my morning talk with Martha. I guess the secret of having to get up early and actually doing it lies in the fact that Martha does it to. I would never have done it by myself, but having someone to do it with makes it a lot easier. I wake up, knock on her door, say “good morning”, go into the kitchen, put the kettle on the stove and then we can start our day. I’ve never spent so much time in the kitchen, but I love it :) The cups of tea we drink/day are countless, the meals we cook are great, the bread we bake is delicious, I just wish this never ends :)

I’ve started wearing dresses and skirts and I totally love it :) I don’t have many, but I’m working on it. Also, yesterday I saw the most beautiful pair of orange shoes. Not skates shoes, just shoes. The fancy ones. They were adorable. And expensive. Maybe that’s why I don’t buy that kind of fancy shoes – too expensive for how little I wear them. Anyways, if I ever win the lottery, I will buy them. That’s a promise!

And yesterday (ah, the wonderful day that was yesterday) I got a chance to see and hear mister Salman Rushdie in person. We had top seats (sometimes you just have to know whom to chocolate-bribe ;)) ) and it was one of the greatest literary evening ever! The guy is simply awesome – witty, talkative, and has a to-die-for British accent. So glad I was there!

So yeah, sometimes everything is just right, even when you have to wait for 2h to see your far-away friend for 40 minutes in the airport :)

*Dead Man’s Bones – In the Room Where You Sleep (thank you, Dorin, for this new obsession :) )

Ps. Too many :) and Present Perfects and never, I know :)

Posted on by ionuca | Posted in Bits and pieces, Music sounds better with you, Today has been ok, With a little help from my friends

3 Responses to In the room where you sleep*

  1. by Gracie on November 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    Glad you’re having such good days dear! Life can be so sweet sometimes, right?

  2. by tuvia on November 25, 2009 at 3:40 pm

    god, i hate mornings. i had to catch a flight on monday 7 am, so i woke up at 5. At 1 pm i had the impression it’s really, really late like 6 in the evening…I love dead man’s bones, tot caut albumul aici (in italia) sa incerci si my body’s a zombie for u.

  3. by ionuca on November 26, 2009 at 10:43 am

    @ Gracie: yes, they are! :)

    @ tuvia: I always get sleepy around 2-3 in the afternoon, but then I have to go to classes and I forget all about it :)

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