It's Friday :))

 Well, I'm celebrating today because it is Friday (well who doesn't celebrate a Friday, right!) but I have the added bonus that at 6pm tonight I finish work and will be on holiday for 2 whole weeks.  

To  say I am looking forward to it is an understatment :))
  We have nothing planned but hope to have a few day trips and just to do what I want and when I want will be  bliss!!!

Friday also means something else - it's Green Day at Raindrops and Daisies, my picture above is my contribution to it today.  
You should pop over to see all the other green loveliness that will be there and Fiona has a great blog too!!

Now, on a completely separate note, you know when you see someone being interviewed on the telly and they say something that really makes you think?  Well I was watching the olympics this morning (as usual) and the Scottish female rower Katherine Grainger was on. 
 She has achieved silver three times at previous Olympics and is obviously hoping for a gold this year.  She made a statement which struck a cord with me. 
She said "People are capable of so much more than they will ever know"

 I thought this was a wonderful thing to believe in - in every aspect of life - I'm going to make a note of this and try and remember it!!!

I am going to be routing for her and hope she does really well and achieves her gold medal!!!

Phew all of this before I've even finished my breakfast this morning, lol.

Have a wonderful Friday everyone.:)))


Anonymous said…
Enjoy your vacation, Ellie! I've missed visiting - have been super busy the past week or so.
That's a wonderful quote: we need to remember it. Thanks for sharing with us!
well....HAPPY (green) friday...and a HAPPY vacation!!!! having nothing planned is the best kind of vacation, no time restraints...just DO what you want...when you want!! i hope TIME goes slowly for ya!!

nice inspiring quote too!
Have a good Friday and enjoy your 2 week break. Diane
sexta-feira said…
Hello Ellie!
What an inspiring quote, it's great to always think positively, it helps stay focused.
I'm so happy to hear you're going to relax for two whole weeks! Have fun!
And nice picture by the way!
I am just watching the medal ceremony for the rowing - Katherine Grainger recieving her gold medal. Well done, she is really quite inspirational, isn't she?
I'm quite proud of our New Zealand rowers too, though :)

Cloudy said…
Solche netten kleinen Straßen sind immer schön anzuschauen...

Lieben Gruß
Jill said…
WooHoo for vacation time! I hope each and every day is exactly what you wish for. :)

Great sentiment to live by. Thanks for sharing it.
Hanne Bente said…
Beautiful picture you show.
Great for holiday for 2 weeks.
Wishing you a good weekend / good holiday.
Hanne Bente
Riet said…
Such a lovely green photo., enjoy your holidays
Anonymous said…
Enjoy your vacation from work, Ellie!
Claudia Moser said…
Enjoy your holiday and I must say your post made my day, so cheerful and full of energy! Now I can go into the weekend and enjoy it!
orchid said…
Dearest Ellie,
Wow, have a full of enjoyable 2 weeks holidays♡♡♡ I can see the way you said "understatement" (*^_^*)
Oh, I am enjoying watching Olympics as much as I can. And I sometimes can hear Japanese players are commenting amazing words! I will remember her name from your country♬♬♬
Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*
Debbie said…
happy friday....gorgeous image!!
Fiona said…
hi Ellie

Happy Friday and happy holidays.
I hope that the weather will be good for you but you will enjoy the break anyway.

We have sunshine here today
which is so welcome, I'm hoping it stays.

Team GB are doing great at the Olympics.
Love the quote you have us today.

Thaks for linking up
and once again enjoy your 2 weeks

TexWisGirl said…
ah, congrats on 2 weeks of vacation! yippee!!
Sheila said…
Lovely photo Ellie and hope you have a wonderful vacation ,mine starts a week from today :-)Love that quote , worthy of keeping on the fridge!
Jeanne said…
Oh wow Ellie! Your vacation is finally here! I hope you absolutely have a lovely time off! I will picture you biking around all those lovely paths! Be safe and may your 2 weeks off really go by slowly! Hugs from texas!
eileeninmd said…
Beautiful scene and photo, perfect for Green Day. Have a great two weeks off and enjoy. Happy Friday!
Karen said…
Happy Friday, happy holidays!
Buttons said…
Have a great holiday Ellie. Hug B
I hope you have a wonderful holiday!! I love your photo; the scenery is really pretty.
busybusybeejay said…
Enjoy your two weeks off having a lovely relaxing time.
Eileen said…
Hi Ellie, just trying to catch up with all the comments!

Lovely photos on your blog, as usual. Congratulations on your weight loss - all that cycling is doing you good. Hope you enjoy your holiday.

Eileen x
Terri Buster said…
Have a fantastic vacation!
Mary said… vac. So nice to have some difference in you weeks.. best to you, Mary
Nancy Claeys said…
Have a great vacation, Ellie. Takes lots of photos! :)
Rose said…
I hope everyone click your photo...truly beautiful. And so much better when the bigger version.

Have fun on your vacation.
BlueShell said…
Hi dear...I'm on holiday too.
Thank you for your kind visit: it was an honor to me. xoxo BShell
Kerri said…
Have Fun while you are off!! IT's always good to "recharge' the batteries :)
What a GREAT Quote!!

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