Originally Blogging the Artist's Way. Thoughts, musings, experience of the 12-week course, January to March 2006. And after that?.... Life, creativity, writing. Where does it all meet? Here, perhaps.

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Sunday Scribbling - Yummy!

This week, Sunday Scribbling offers a delicious theme - Yummy!

I stood at Blogger's door, begging to be let in, for hours, a waif, with my little basket of goodies in my hand, and finally, it looks like I may be able to post while it is still Sunday!


These things – today’s yummies – anything with pineapple or coconut, or both. Ice-cream or curries, scones or dips. Gimme pineapple or coconut. Gimme smoothies. More of the same, but with mango and raspberries too. Give me raspberries a-plenty. Let me have them with ice-cream, with yogurt, with custard. In jam – real jam, oozing fruit.

Childhood yummies – Mammy’s bread, Mammy’s apple-tart – no-nonsense, thick-crust, full-of-a-roasting-tin tart. Rice with custard, vanilla-scented scones. Fish-in-sauce with mashed potato.

Sensible yummies – things I feel virtuous eating – aduki bean stew, black lentils, all things beany and lentilly, warm and filling. Sweet potato soup, mulligatawny, lemon sorbet, no-meat chilli, pomegranates, spinach and orange salad.

Yummy outside the tummy – flowers, hyacinth-scent, jasmine, Trixie’s silken head, all the good things in Jacqui’s new shop – crystals, incense, fabrics, goddesses. Woodsmoke, open fire, warm mohair blanket.

This week’s number one yummy beyond all the others – three-week old baby Charlie – the touch of his cheek, his little fingers, his little toes, his sweet breath, his delicate tiny, perfect mouth, yawning, his eyes drooping into sleep, his trust in my arms, and later, the sight of him turning to his Mummy, the perfection of them together. Feeling blessed to witness. ….. Yummy.

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At 11/2/07 9:42 pm, Blogger Amber said...

Oh yes, these things are all yummy! But the last line...might be the yummiest. ;)


At 13/2/07 12:39 am, Blogger chiefbiscuit said...

Oh yes the yumminess of this wonderful world all wrapped up in a baby. I agree. I LOVE babies!!!
I love all your yummies ... you have highlighted some especially wonderful ones.

At 14/2/07 9:56 pm, Blogger Terri /Tinker said...

Oh, this was such a sweet - and yes! Yummy - post! And new little babies? Is there anything yummier than their sweet scent and tiny toes? This was delightful and delicious!

At 15/2/07 12:46 am, Anonymous Fran aka Redondowriter said...

Well, I hope you are having a very yummy valentine's day, Greenish Lady. I take it you are still having posting problems.


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