i had started the day feeling a bit blue. and i didn't particularly feel like wallowing in it for too long, so i didn't.
instead, i made myself juice, i listened to fleet foxes all morning.
i sang along.
i sat down with my jog grey cotton and wool and the gang knitting pattern and i felt the calm and contentment that comes with repetitious hand movements. sometimes it feels as though i can craft my perfect world. pull the yarn over, drag it through, move on to the next stitch. breathe in, breathe out, move on to the next stitch.
i ventured outdoors.
i met a friend. she is such a good friend.
she hears me and i don't feel so silly saying the things i say to her.
most of the time, i feel silly saying the things i say to most people.
with this friend, i feel understood.
we were both born with an ability to feel incredible happiness.
happiness and blues.
but we somehow both manage to see the silver lining.
they're just colours, right?
it was a beautiful day.
we walked through the streets.
had a bit of a laugh.
and we went looking for something...
..that turned out to be closed.
but that's ok.
there'll be another time.
i met some other friends.
i saw and heard and felt some beautiful music and i realised it had been a while since i last felt the beauty in music. in that way.
i can't help but grin a little bit about this photo.
just to the right of the frame is the harbour bridge.
i could have chosen that as the background but i chose the sharp building instead.
i chose the sharp builing instead.
i guess life is all about choices. and i have them.
blogging is a funny thing.
i follow a lot of blogs.
some are happy-go-lucky pretty blogs. and i like them for that.
some are informative and descriptive. of craft or farming or love.
and i like them for that.
and some are honest. i love them for that.
i discovered this blog a day or so ago.
meg, i admire your truthfulness.
you've helped me feel ok about the blogger (gosh that word is crazy) i want to be.
an honest blogger.
and well, we have a similar taste in music and general romantic notions, which helps too.
i'm only really just starting out.
but i'm going to try to be honest.
** a little edit: here are some completely jaw-dropping photos of the gig i mention in this post.
if you're keen to check out more beautiful musical happenings in the future, check this site out.