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I was privileged enough not just to see a glorious sun rise this morning over the Surrey Hills, but also the sun setting behind the Cathedral in Guildford tonight.
It's been a beautiful day all round. I even walked to school with no fleece on and only my shirt :)
Isn't nature stunning???
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I have had a really fab afternoon.

I drove down to Portsmouth with the roof down (the first time this year) with some great music on and eventually located [livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 and Marty. They climbed into my car and we headed off to Gun Quays Wharf. We walked round to the Spinnaker Tower and stood in the queue whilst sipping scrummy hot chocolate. We then waited for the lift. Unfortunately the outside lift wasn't working, so we had to use the inside one which ascends the 100 metres to almost the top at the rate of 4 metres per second. The view off the top was breathtaking. Portsmouth looked like a toy town. I had never seen the Isle of Wight either, so that was strange! It's amazingly near the mainland. I was amazed that we could see Chichester Cathedral and also Bognor Regis as well. The sand was shining in the sun at Bognor. It was a lovely clear day though. I loved seeing the Historic Ships as well. I love anything like this - The London Eye, camera on aeroplanes etc. I love maps and aerial photos, so it was Jussy heaven :) I didn't dare walk across the glass though which is placed in the floor at the lower level! That was too scary for me! I took loads of photos with are on Flickr. There are some of me and [livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 in the "This is Me" folder too, but I need to sort through and decide which I like the best, and delete the rest, but not tonight!

[livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 and I then browsed the shops very quickly as we only had about 20 mins before they shut. I got some card for revision purposes and a nice but cheap handbag. We ended up in the Cadbury's shop where I bought some Flake Moments and [livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 and I sat outside scoffing them whilst we waited for Marty to move his van.

We then headed off on a magical mystery tour of Portsmouth. [livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 had assured us, that she knew where she was going to find us tea. However we did a couple of detours and eventually ended up at a pub which had changed hands since she had last been, and wasn't serving food! So after a coke each and a quick check of each others msn addy lists (Becks has over 500 contacts!!!!!) we headed off to another pub. We had a really good meal there....it was a chain, but much better than many chain pubs. We also had a wonderful pudding of chocolate fudge cake and icecream with chocolate chunks in!! Yummy scrummy! Becks and Marty amused themselves playing some kind of slapping game!!

All round we had a really good day. It was fab to see [livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 and Marty again. I had been wanting to go up the Spinnaker Tower since I last visited Gun Quays Wharf with [livejournal.com profile] noir when the Tower was being built so I am happy to have done it at last. So all round I have had a fab day and am a very happy Jussy tonight :)
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Just opened my post box and got my second highest ever Uni TMA mark :)
I am absolutely chuffed to pieces :)

I got 84 (and I am sure I have only ever once had 85 before) and normally my marks are in the late 70's.
It's my first TMA for a higher level course as well and involves a totally different approach, so I am very pleased :)

My tutor who has been superb so far, has given me by far the most constructive notes re where I went wrong and for the first time ever they could actually be useful.

But all round I am one very happy bunny :)

I have been to church this morning which was good.

It's a lovely blue sky sunny day and [livejournal.com profile] rsmsps32 has invited me out this afternoon, so I am going to get changed, do a few jobs, then take the roof off my car, find some good driving music, and head off down the A3 to meet her and Marty.
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I am sat here relishing the blue sky and sunshine. It makes me feel so happy :))
It gives me so much more energy and a will do to things which would normally be avoided!
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Hello World!!

It's a beautiful blue sky sunny morning and for the first morning for eeeooonns I didn't need my lights on to go to work :)

Spring is coming! I have seen snowdrops and crocuses (or croci if you prefer but both are apparently correct coz I checked!!).

It makes me feel happy and cheerful.
I love spring after the darkness of winter :))))))
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Before I forget I just want to document the beautiful sunset I saw last night as I headed across to Merseyside. It was red and stunning.

That was followed this morning by one of the most beautiful dawns ever. As the sun rose all golden, it revealed all the trees all beautiful and white and frosty and the frost on the grass and houses surrounding it. The sky was clear and it was stunning. I wish I could have taken a photo but the middle of the M6 is not the place to stop!!

This evening I walked out into a perfect snowy scene of floaty snowflakes which were covering the ground around me. Very pretty.

Isn't nature wonderful at times?....and we can experience it all for free.

New Toy

Aug. 1st, 2005 07:10 pm
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I have a new toy.....a very very very nice new toy :D

I have a very very nice new bright shiny screened laptop. It is all singing and dancing.
It has a 15' widescreen bright screen. It has a card reader, wi-fi, bluetooth, 4 usb ports, dvd rewriter and tons more. I am very very happy :)
Now I just have to transfer everything across...now THAT'S why I have 2 weeks holiday!

I also went to Ikea today and bought tons of cushions, pillows, plants, a computer chair (to save my bum next TMA) and more! What a day but it is so nice to be with my family :D


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