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CFFC: Eyes

The temperature is dropping outside and I’ve been faffing* the whole day. It’s a public holiday here, I think pretty much everywhere in the world (?). The day began with Che and I making the bed around Nermal the cat, who was peacefully sleeping on it. Why is it that cats decide to go to sleep when you need to get up and make the bed? And off course, being the cat lovers that we are, and absolutely** doting on him we routinely make the bed around him while he seemingly sleeps on. I think that sometimes he pretends to be asleep to test us how much we really love him – if we make the bed around him it must mean that we adore him. Or else he’s testing our bed making skills – “How to make your bed with a sleeping heavy cat on it”. Cats…!

Extra: I caved in and bought a Nespresso machine. It was a good deal with the Aeroccino milk frother thrown in. And the considerate Nespresso people included a pack of 14 capsules. Thank goodness, imagine not being able to test the machines. It’s like the “batteries not included” phenomenon with kids’ toys. No child, or parent for that matter, wants to buy a toy with no batteries included. Imagine the drama! The Nespresso people seem to understand this phenomenon and included some batteries aka coffee capsules in the package.

Look what arrived today. I caved in and decided to get a Nespresso machine
©2019 Regina Martins

Faffing – South African English for doing nothing, absolutely nothing the whole day, aimlessly going from Instagram to News24 to Instagram to making some coffee to cleaning my make-up brushes…you get the idea 😉

**Lots of adverbs I know…

Entered in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge which runs on Tuesdays – this week the theme is Eyes.


CFFC: Bridges

Ponte 25 de Abril, Lisbon, Portugal. Cars on the top, trains on the bottom.

Ponte 25 de Abril, Lisbon. Cars on the top, trains on the bottom
©2019 Regina Martins

Iconic in construction, striking in colour.

Ponte 25 de Abril in Lisbon, iconic in construction and striking in colour
©2019 Regina Martins

Cristo Rei looking over the Ponte.

Cristo Rei looking over the Ponte
©2019 Regina Martins

Entered in Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge, this week’s theme is Bridges.