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Noon Break At Dunelm, Aberdeen

WEEKDAYS...

Each day I look forward to having a good afternoon tea with my evergreen friend, Mary.  She is a very busy lady, managing the whole Brentwood Villa all by herself most of the time.  Waking up early each morning, she prepares breakfast for her guests, according to their requests, Scottish breakfast, continental or even Asian when it is needed.  After that, she does the housekeeping, running up and down the stairs with the laundry and stuff.  I always say "aiyoh, aiyoh" whenever she tells me what she has been doing.  I can imagine how it is like and I feel myself growing tired even by listening.  LOL...

She definitely needs a good rest by noon.... and by resting means coming out from the B'n'B to relax in one of the cafes outside.  She will take a couple of  hours off, having a nice hot drink or soup and then doing groceries at the supermarket before heading back home again to wait for guests and do dinner for them.  No joke! 
On this particular noon, we had this thick hot tomato soup with a freshly baked bun... 
One set 3 pounds sterling... 
Very appetising for me... thick soupy fresh tomatoes.. I like it!
Just the both of us at Dunelm... 
While she rested her legs, I went around window shopping...
They are a chain retailer for bedding, curtains, soft furnishings 
plus kitchen equipment and homewares...
So much to see and to buy... and yet not I... 
LOL...


Comments

  1. What a blessing to have a wonderful friend like this!

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  2. Go for the traditional English cream tea! I love 'em butter scones with clotted cream and fruit jam.

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  3. window shopping is enough since you can't buy bulky stuffs to ship back home. Mary is such an Enterprising lady. the tomato soup looks so thick.

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  4. Your friend is one super lady. Good to have company to enjoy your noon meal.

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  5. Lovely tomato soup. Nice to relax and have some time for her self. She is sure one busy lady hut bet she enjoys it. Cooking and taking care of her guests.

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  6. The tomato soup looks good and appetizing. I am sure your friend enjoys taking care of her family business. It is good to have a few hours off to relax with a good meal.

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  7. Your friend Mary is a superwoman!

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  8. That's an Iron Lady for sure! And the most important thing is she's enjoying what she's doing.

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  9. she really a superwoman! I salute her!

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