Update on what went wrong…

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You might remember my post from September 2015

when the builders put the railing up

and left the windows open on a newly built building

around the corner from me.

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Well after that – they took the railing off closed the windows

and put the railings back on.

Not really useful if you like to open the window – you can’t.

They have been thinking about it finally,

because yesterday…..look at that!

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Yes, they modified the rail,

hurray, people buying the flats can open the window.

Finally someone thought more practical.

and it only took 7 months……

 

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Flowers for you !

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Even in London are plenty  of green belts and gardens to visit.

I discover more and more.

I captured this beauty with my phone in the

London Barbican conservatory.

 

 

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And what is more…

the entrance is free, only open on a Sunday though.

There is more to come,

while I sort the pictures

please enjoy this one!

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Still smiling?

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Good Morning my friends.

It has been a while

since I had enough time to sit and compose something

and visit all your blogs regularly.

Even though holidays I have been away and had visitors,

which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Finding new places in London to show my visitors I stumbled on some

yet fairly unknown places.

One of them is Crossrail place.

This is a new development, not even finished,

but the beautiful roof garden is finished.

It looks rather futuristic.

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It features plants from East and West, meeting in the middle. A calm garden on top of a new railway station which is being build in Canary Wharf. It was calm and quiet in the middle of a concrete world. We had a lovely walk and enjoyed the amazing plants and trees there. Have a look for yourself!

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There was a piano in the middle of the building so I couldn’t resist to do a fun bit on it which my aunt taught me.

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It was great fun and a great place to visit!

More discoveries in the next post!

Keep smiling and enjoy the warmer weather!

Hello April – Smile more

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Smiling does not take much effort and is  a wonderful thing to do.

It brings happiness,

it makes others smile,

it makes others feel happy,

and the chain reaction begins.

 

 

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Your smile can change the world for someone.

 

Wishing you all a super smiley April!

 

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Smile facts:

Smiling is contagious.

Smiling makes you look prettier.

Those who smile live longer.

It makes you sound friendlier.

Smiling is universal and understood in all languages.

You feel better when you smile.

When you force yourself to smile when sad it elevates your mood.

Smiling can reduce blood pressure.

 

 

 

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Puzzle review

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I do love doing a good puzzle

and to my joy I was invited to do a puzzle review

by Debra from TSS blog.

A puzzle is very relaxing and I really enjoy it.

 

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Here it is:

“The Secretary” is a 500 piece premium puzzle. As you open the box you find the 500 pieces securely in a bag also an additional A4 picture of the puzzle picture, so you don’t need use the box with you to complete it. Also included is the artist’s biography and information about the Ravensburger Company.

The picture is a drawing by Trevor Mitchell of a secretary busily at work in a 1960s office. Trevor Mitchell who after attending Art College in Bradford worked for an advertising agency in London in 1979. He then returned to his native Yorkshire where he went freelance. He illustrated greeting cards and found a market for his paintings among publishers of art prints and jigsaw puzzles.

The Secretary drawing is a very detailed picture and the colours are vibrant. As an avid puzzler I would recommend this puzzle for beginners, young people or someone with little patience.  Starting with the frame and sorting the remaining pieces into colours this puzzle is fairly easy. The picture has clear lines to follow (the window frame, the doorframe) and many different objects like the coffee tray, the filing cabinet and the 5 plants which can be assembled separately and then put into the big picture.  It is like looking at a puzzle piece and you know instantly where it goes in the big picture.

read more here please .

Now that a bit of holiday comes I will chill out with another one.

 

 

 

My Charleston

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As you all know I was practicing for

a Tap Charleston Performance

during the last year.

 

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We now had our performance and it was a great success.

I loved it, having the Flapper dress on and

enjoy 6 minutes of the roaring 20’s.

 

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I so enjoyed this performance.

 

Here is a little excerpt from the Charleston.

 

 

 

This picture is from the “Timber” Performance – Freestyle

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This is from “All about the base” – Freestyle

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We had such fun and enjoyed it.

 

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! – Constanze