Not that I'm usually sluggish. But I came to school, sat at my desk & immediately corrected five exam essays on 'Psycho'.
Then I did something almost unprecedented: I opened up the drawers of my filing cabinet. As a rule, I eschew Filing Cabinets & those nasty dividers that live inside them. And I hate keeping stuff like Notes on Wordsworth or Lear or Arthur Miller or Ad Nauseum. I leave all that to my Hardworking Colleagues who I rely on to provide me with the Relevant Teaching Materials on a Need to Know basis.
My Filing Cabinet is full of things that I have either permanently or temporarily discarded - spare clothes, action figures, magazines, old debating trophies, wigs etc.
Today when I opened it, it was Almost, but Not Quite like going into Aladdin's Cave. All sorts of things, both pleasant & unpleasant popped out at me.
A pleasant discovery was this marvellous yellow waistcoat that I must have thrifted some time back that Princess Pip immediately pounced on & claimed for her own.
An unpleasant discovery was a a load of smelly old Educational Pamphlets that had been silently rotting in the bottom drawer gathering mould for years.
As you can see, I removed them, but not before my New Trusty Photographer, Goldie took a snap.
I'm Dressed for Action in my Official Faux Chanel outfit, including one of my own homemade necklaces featuring a cameo & the Number 5, in honour of Chanel's favourite perfume that I swear smells like Cat's Wee.
I thought that I'd lost my wonderful thrifted YSL flats that I'm wearing today, but they were only under the spare bed. It was almost worth the pain & anguish of losing them to experience the joy of rediscovery!
The wonderful Faux Chanel top is a gift from my best friend Marge. She got it from our favourite shop, 'Anthropologie'.
I just had a thought: maybe my urge to clear out all the Old Stuff is something to do with moving on from 'Being Dumped'
As Enid Blyton would say, 'Hurrah'!!!!!!