Friday was the last workday before having a glorious week off. After work I hit Blokker to get some birthday/housewarming presents for Eva, Jarig and Feije. They’d all had their birthday in the last two months, but with moving, it was bad timing to celebrate. So they were doing a party now. I found them a cute little step ladder-like thing to put plants on, as well as some paper lanterns and for Feije I had a book I’d chanced upon earlier this year.
Saturday I met Ingrid in the city so we could drive to Eva’s. There we helped set up the garden for the party carrying tables, chairs, the BBQ and assorted food stuffs around. The rest of the guests arrived near the end of the afternoon. It was a great party, good people, good conversations, good atmosphere and good food. When it got really dark we unleashed our inner pyromaniacs and built a fire. It was far past midnight when we finally abandoned it.
We stayed the night and camped out on the sofa’s in the living room. I didn’t sleep too well, but I’ll blame that on the crappy synthetic sleeping bag and sticking to the leather sofa 😀
The next morning we got woken up pretty early because the kid of the other couple staying over was awake. So we switched and took their bed so they could stay in the living room. Finally got out of bed around 9ish. We helped put away the tables and chairs and then breakfasted with the remainders of the bread and herb butter and cream cheese from the night before. Ingrid and I left shortly after noon to go home so I could catch the 13:22 train.
All in all, it felt like a weekend away. It was so fun and relaxing. I’m up for a repeat 😀