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Flowers from a friend.

kate123

By kate123

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My friend brought me a bunch of cut flowers from her garden on Friday. It was a lovely change from the usual shop bought we exchange.
We strolled down to Hull marina/Fruit Market for a bite to eat at lunchtime and then meandered past several eateries/bars/shops along to the Humber Street distillery/gin bar. We only had a couple of diet tonics ☺️ but the waiter kindly put our drinks in gin glasses! Sat in the sunshine and enjoyed the afternoon, at a safe distance from others.
My friend is due to go to Portsmouth next week with her husband, so, she said it was a trial run for eating out/social distancing.

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What a happy way to spend the day. We've almost forgotten how to socialise! The flowers always mean more when they're freshly picked, so a lovely gift.

2 Aug, 2020

 

very pretty flowers, a generous friend indeed.

2 Aug, 2020

 

Thank you, Ange and Eileen. It was a lovely thought. Lovely day too!

2 Aug, 2020

 

That's the kind of day,I love....how kind of her to bring you flowers Kate.Last week was a first meetup with a close friend here...we hadn't seen each other since February....we were both anxious about our surroundings but soon relaxed and caught up with our news.

2 Aug, 2020

 

Thank you Julia, she had wrapped them so prettily too.
It must’ve been quite an emotional reunion for you and your friend! Especially with life being quite surreal over several months. I’m pleased you both enjoyed your time together;you probably had a lot to catch up on.
I can appreciate the anxiety beforehand.

2 Aug, 2020

 

Sounds lovely Kate. We ate out quite a lot when we were in Dorset last week. It felt a lot more like 'normal'. But then when we came home we slumped again when we realised that it is still far from 'normal'. Hey ho, at least we had a break.

2 Aug, 2020

 

That sounds like a perfect day out Kate, and what lovely flowers from your friend too. Made me smile 🙂 .

2 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Karen, I’m pleased you enjoyed your holiday to Dorset - haven’t been there for several years. I think I can imagine what you mean about it feeling a bit more normal when you were there. You felt some sort of routine to being away, then you come home and it’s back to the way you’ve been living for many months. It’s almost like a little escape going away.

2 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Sheila, that’s really kind of you! ☺️

2 Aug, 2020

 

Lovely flowers. Such vibrant colours, love it.

2 Aug, 2020

 

very nice Kate , nice to socialise again .

3 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Amsterdam, she has a pretty cottage garden.
Thanks Paul, yes it certainly is..hopefully not too short lived. Hope you and Arija are doing ok?

3 Aug, 2020

 

Yes thank you Kate , getting back to work finally too and hope you are all well too

3 Aug, 2020

 

That’s good to hear! Pleased you’re both getting through this. I’m doing well, thank you, been in Gainsborough today..nice drive over.

3 Aug, 2020

 

The flowers are lovely, it's nice to pick them from the garden, you can 'mix and match' :)

3 Aug, 2020

 

A day to remember Kate ! I love the flowers !

4 Aug, 2020

 

What a thoughtful neighbor. Speaks volumes of her and you.

4 Aug, 2020

 

Lovely flowers Kate and yes it is so nice getting them from a garden rather then the shops

4 Aug, 2020

 

What a lovely selection chosen a very thoughtful friend you have.

4 Aug, 2020

 

Thanks Hywel, I think you’re right. It’s a lovely mix and match, very personal too.
Thanks Rose, we did have a good day, warm sunshine and a good old natter - lovely lunch too!
Thanks Paul, she lives on the coast, been a friend and colleague for many, many years.
Agree, thanks Davey. It feels more special doesn’t it!
Thanks Dawn, she has a pretty cottage garden..

5 Aug, 2020

 

Yes cottage style gardens are pretty .

5 Aug, 2020

 

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8 Aug, 2020

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