Listography: Simple Pleasures

This is a simple Listography this week, Kate wants us to talk about our Simple Pleasures. It's a topic that's close to my heart, enjoying the little things that make the day tick by in an enjoyable manner.

  1. Watching The Boy sleep: I chose this one for The Gallery a while back, and it still is right up in my top five. I described it at the time as "Having a cwtch with my son and staring at his beautiful baby face."
  2. Chocolate: You know that urge don't you? I feel fraught and I need a bar of Dairy Milk now. The first chunk slowly melting on your tongue… bliss!
  3. Sitting in the garden: and feeling the grass between my toes, hearing the birds in the trees, children squealing with delight and the washing flapping on the line.
  4. A freshly made bed: specifically with line-dried sheets that smell of the outdoors. Slipping in between those sheets and feeling the cool side of the pillow.
  5. Sunshine: Not excessive heat to go with it because I don't do hot, but the gentle caress of the sun's rays on your skin and that glowing feeling.

Short and sweet. After all "Simple things for simple minds while greater fools look on".

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  1. says

    My lad is 34 & not living at home but apart from that one, the others would all be in my list especially the freshly made bed. If I was a billionaire I'd have fresh sheets every day!!

  2. jennie says

    Chocolate! Am about to stop buying chocolate from now until after our wedding!! Need to shed a few pounds before the big day. But chocolate is definitely one of my simple pleasures x

  3. says

    ooh clean sheets. Delicious. You have just reminded me, Husband changed our bed and I have my favourite clean sheets waiting for me. Roll on bedtime – will possibly send Husband to spare room on trumped up snoring charges so I can enjoy all to myself.

  4. Mcai7td3 says

    Mmmm clean sheets! Always get a good nights sleep with fresh sheets. I love a cup of tea after a hard day too. And maybe a cake. Or 3.

  5. says

    Brilliant list – I agree with all of them (except the first one, watching YOUR boy sleep would make me a bit creepy……!)

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