|I've never understood the difference
between "Midsummer Day" (24th according to my diary) and the summer solstice on
the 21st. Today is the mad one I think.
This is an ordinary DYOT.
| The tin of toffees is nearly empty
(I still help myself, although one I'd chewed a few weeks back went on to cost me £47 at the dentist).
Some people are drawing.
Some reading, for inspiration.
Some wandering around (maybe for inspiration, too).
Some just chatting.
Last-minute entry forms are being handed in for next month's 50th anniversary exhibition.
| I finish my "Golden Days" entry for the
exhibition competition despite the midsummer rain outside.
There are 20 minutes to spare, so I find a pencil and a bit of A4 and look around me. That takes only 5 minutes, so I look out a Pentel watersoluble sepia brush pen and go over it. Still 10 minutes to go, so I delve for the water pot and some watercolours from the bottom of my box of materials. It's lovely the way the watercolour moves the watersoluble ink. As that dries I still have time to wander round to see everyone else's state of play before packing up to go home to see the end of Andy Murray's 3rd round match.
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