This summer brought with it a lot of change and a lot of excitement. Of course my birthday should be the highlight of summer for everyone around me, but this year we had other things to celebrate.
Since I’ve been married I have been sharing my husband with another being. I think it’s fair to call it a being because it’s taken up so much of his time and energy, has caused us excitements, stresses and disappointments. This summer my husband finished his PhD and is now officially Dr Mundy. We attended his graduation in Manchester and it felt like some kind of birth/funeral hybrid.
This trip also brought with it another excitement, driving. Earlier in the year I passed my driving test (second try, all the best drivers pass second time). We bought an old car from a work friend and the 5 hour drive from Norwich to Derbyshire was the first long drive I made. I had to do all the driving, it was equal parts exhilarating and terrifying.
We moved house (again. We have lived in a different house for every year we have been married). Moving brought us closer to our allotment from which we got our first (and last) harvest! We’ll still be eating the potatoes at Christmas. We also abandoned the idea of an allotment in favour of a container garden.
Plus there was A LOT of great coffees and brunches with Laura from Rose and Weston. More of that in Autumn please!