A friend came over today in order to help with my garden. Really, I helped him. We transplanted a few plants and planted new ones.
He managed to get my sister’s memorial rose free from a weed that was choking it. I am particularly grateful for that.
Chatting whilst gardening is a great thing to do. It is so good for mental health. I had a fever, still do, but being in the garden did me a lot of good.
Just before that, a chap from the other end of the Quay came to get some horse manure. I was pleased.
Earlier, a friend came to pick up a box and bag for charity shops. She flattened some boxes for me, and connected my kindle to the wifi. It’s now connected to Amazon.
We had a coffee and a chat. She’s really lovely and I appreciate her a lot.
I gave her a copy of my book. Last Monday, I attended a zoom poetry event and read from my book. Afterwards, I was thrilled to see they had put a link on their facebook page. That is what creative people need. A lot of encouragement. Thank you, Exeter!
The book has had two really good reviews on Amazon. It so helps, otherwise we tend to feel we are writing to a void.
Zoom meetings have been great during this pandemic.
So yes, I still have a fever. I slept well last night. My breathing seems a bit better. I so don’t want to go into hospital.
My daughter will be home soon. I can’t wait to see her.