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What will the day bring today?

Last night we went on our romantic picnic at Basin Reserve. It was were we got married.

I cooked lots of beautiful food and we sat talked and ate in the sun, it was heavenly. We had a few birds come and chat to us. My camera is playing up, it's been used to much, so I didn't get a good photo of this kingfisher but you can see how close he was. There was also a sweet singing Tui.

We called into our friends on the way home and ended up having a few wines, played pool and had a spa. How lucky are we?

So it was a perfect date night. Kev suggested that I write them all in a date book and yesterday I found a book called the artists date book that I bought and hadn't used so I changed it to our date book and have started writing all our Wednesday night dates. It's going to be a fun book to read through when we are old. I thought I may start an album too and have an exhibition in the years to come.

Life is good! I am happy with the paintings I have for the exhibition, I still have to touch some of them up but it's nice to not feel under pressure for a change. I still have to get the posters up and hand out the postcards but it will happen, maybe tomorrow?

I have just been looking at all the cool things that are on in the summer and I'm thinking that the festival in Levin 'A Low Hum' will be a goodie to go to. Its a four days, from the 2nd to the 5th February. It’s about 10 minutes south of Levin on State Highway 1- an hour North of Wellington. Exact details are emailed to ticket buyers with their ticket purchase. Bands are not announced until you arrive at the Camp, but there will be about 50 of them, and as well as music there are games, arts and crafts, BYO and cheap food. http://www.alowhum.com/

My message for the day was: God loves all his children equally, and sends you us angels and our message to help all of you who ask.

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