After several nights of VERY disturbed sleep - I woke every hour and a half - I had another disturbed night AND was in a deep sleep when the alarm went off at 4.45 yesterday morning. I really DID NOT want to get up, but it was Bank Holiday Monday at Malvern, and needs must. Breakfast was a cup of tea and hot cross bun. I had prepared my breakfast/lunch and Keith's lunch on Sunday evening, so I was ready at the end of the lane in my trusty car when Pam and her daughter arrived in theirs. I had the offer of going with Pam in her car, but wasn't sure how long I was going to be wandering round, so we went separately.
We had a lovely day at Malvern, and amongst the things that came home with me was a very unusual wooden stirrup with metal embellishment. Probably Spanish and about 1850ish.
Irresistible! Drawn in 1898.
A lovely framed Cecil Aldin print of terriers.
A pretty Crown Ducal Deco vase.
Keith and I have been doing PD posture exercises today, plus I have made up a couple of exercises of my own to help him with sideways movement/balance. The Physio, though a lovely lad, seems to be just going through the motions. The posture exercises really seem to help and Keith can actually move sideways better as long as he is by the table to steady himself.
I am shattered though and not doing too much today. I have a good book which will see me through the afternoon, though K and I need to effect a repair on a small corner cupboard we got at the car boot sale. It was very dead looking in the patina stakes, and a little rub down with 0000 grade wire wool had revealed a lovely red hue- it's made from Montgomery oak, which should help its chances, along with its size.