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Random cheap thrills and simple pleasures

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BeKindToYourKnees Tue 18-Jun-13 18:29:57

Silly, rude, poignant.....please tell me yours!

I can't afford to do most of the things that I used to enjoy, so am trying to find pleasure in everyday things.

Today my mum (who is in the advanced stage of Alzheimers) smiled at me.

I also wrote on a banana skin with a biro grin

AuntieStella Tue 18-Jun-13 18:34:26

DD telling me a selection of seriously cringeworthy jokes picked up in the playground today.

DawnOfTheDee Tue 18-Jun-13 18:35:50

I picked a world class bogey out of DD's nose today. Ahhhhh, the satisfaction.....

BeKindToYourKnees Tue 18-Jun-13 19:01:55

Oh the joy of picking babies' bogies! DD won't let me pick her nose anymore, probably because she is 18.

Why did you write on a banana akin? grin

ShabbyButNotChic Tue 18-Jun-13 19:03:49

We had sun today so i got to dry my bedding on the line for a change smile cant wait to get in them tonight, they smell so much better when they have been outside!

ShabbyButNotChic Tue 18-Jun-13 19:05:11

And one of the kids at work told me they "really like my face" cheered me up no end

LaurieFairyCake Tue 18-Jun-13 19:06:07

An afternoon orgasm. Followed by a snooze.

Nowt cheaper than that grin

notwoo Tue 18-Jun-13 19:07:46

I love writing on bananas in biro! Thought it was just me.

scubastevie Tue 18-Jun-13 19:09:49

Never done the biro banana bonanza so will try that, thanks.

I love cleaning my ears out with cotton wool buds. Feels sooo go

scubastevie Tue 18-Jun-13 19:10:03

Good! Haha

Turniptwirl Tue 18-Jun-13 19:10:33

Train noises (in work. In an

Turniptwirl Tue 18-Jun-13 19:10:46

In work in an office that was!

Littleballofhate Tue 18-Jun-13 19:11:42

Some of what Laurie said!
Getting into bed with a good book.
Lying naked in bed on a warm summer night
Smelling grass freshly mown

KatieScarlett2833 Tue 18-Jun-13 19:11:55

Bad afterburn after armpit wax at weekend. I've walked around like a bodybuilder on steroids since.
Till this evening when I've discovered that they are peeling in true sunburn stylee. It feels soooo gooooooood grin

scubastevie Tue 18-Jun-13 19:12:56

Ohh yeah, pick

scubastevie Tue 18-Jun-13 19:13:07

Argh leep

scubastevie Tue 18-Jun-13 19:13:53

Keep posting too soon! Picking scabs and peeling skin..mmm

BeKindToYourKnees Tue 18-Jun-13 19:30:15

One of the guys at work has the most fantastic scabs from playing football, I'm allowed to look at them but not pick sad

Motherhen39 Tue 18-Jun-13 20:23:21

Sniffing my dogs silky ears, they smell like baby hair and fresh air.. She also likes it when I do it, she makes a doggy purring sound.. (Was that a bit too bizarre)?

EllaFitzgerald Tue 18-Jun-13 20:25:30

-Getting into a freshly changed bed straight from having a shower.
-A soak in a hot bubble bath with a good book and a bacon sarnie.
-dancing round the room to the one tune that I can't help but sing to.
-Finding a massive spot on my DH and him letting me at it.
-flopping on the sofa with an icy cold can of lemonade after I've scrubbed the house from top to bottom
- soaking my feet in a bowl of hot water while watching TV
- reading a brilliant book with a family sized bag of Minstrels
- Having lunch in the park in the sunshine
-Snuggling up under a blanket on the sofa with b&w films when it's raining
-Spending ages just kissing my DH
-What Laurie said!

ParadiseChick Tue 18-Jun-13 20:27:33

A long hot shower with a scrub made with olive oil and sugar

these blush

Only a fiver in TESCO tho wink

ParadiseChick Tue 18-Jun-13 20:54:50

They are amazing!

Fakebook Tue 18-Jun-13 21:03:08

I like peeling oranges and the squeezing the peel over an open flame on the cooker really fast so sparks fly. Love that.

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