I'm off this morning on the train to Edinburgh. It's a murky grey morning and the trains are disrupted, I've already had a run-in with the wrong side of bureaucracy and I'm exhausted at the end of a long and busy week, but still I'm feeling really happy.
One of the reasons for my cheerful start to the weekend can be seen in my photo at the start of this post - a cup of coffee and a yummy chocolate muffin. Yes, a muffin. A gluten free muffin. A tasty gluten free muffin that I bought at the Farmers Market on my way to the station.
The other reason is that I'm on my way to meet an old friend that I used to share a flat with and haven't seen for more than 20 years. I'm so excited!
I hope you all have equally lovely things planned for your weekends. Have fun!
STOP PRESS: I had the most amazingly wonderful and fabulous day. It might have been 22 years (no, surely not that long!) since Diane and I had last spent any time together, but it didn't feel that way. I guess that's a sign of true friends, when you can just pick up again like it's been the blink of an eye. I discovered that we'd been more alike than I'd realised when we shared a flat and if there's any twinge of sadness from yesterday, it's that I've let 22 years go by without keeping up with this lovely woman.
It definitely won't be 22 years until we see each other again - there's now a guest bed waiting for me in Shetland when I want one! Yay!!