Friday, September 30, 2016

Things that go bump in the night...

Hi's Friday...the end of another week and hey can you credit it...the last day of September already. It's a scary thought that tomorrow will be October and that Christmas is only 12 weeks away...87 days to be precise. Summer is definitely over...the weather has turned chilly and for the last two days and nights it's being blowing a severe hooley's hard to get a good night's sleep when you have visions of waking up staring at the sky and wondering where the roof has gone. And while we're on the subject of scary...I was rudely awakened at pitch dark o'clock last night by a noise and the Furry Boy had heard it too...he was frantic...throwing himself on and off the bed like a whirling dervish...standing at the bedroom door growling with teeth bared...he's never ever done this before so time to pull on my big girl knickers and go investigate the things that go bump in the night...spooky goings on or worse case scenario...burglars...
Accompanied by my "sending shivers down my spine" still growling companion which didn't exactly settle my nerves I gingerly made my way through the kitchen to check the back door...nothing untoward there...through to our little den...the patio doors are safely locked but hold on a second...the outdoor security lights are on...crikey any minute now I was expecting to come face to face with a prowler but then I spotted the metal clothes pole lying against the patio doors...obviously it had blown across the garden and hit the glass with a bang...the "scared the living daylights out of the resident guard dog and his Mum" mystery is solved and I will admit I wasn't exactly happy about venturing out into the cold dark wind whistling night to put it somewhere safe...that hairs standing up on the back of your neck/waiting for a hand on your shoulder kind of feeling and where was my personal furry bodyguard in the meantime...having decided there was no intruder to sink his teeth into...he was back in bed and snoring his head off. Imagination is a wonderful thing but can play tricks with your mind...I'm blaming my current obsession with all things Halloween.
But today's a new day and there's nothing likely to cause nightmares about today's task...
a hot date with a pile of step-by-steps...
 and a big roll of bubble wrap
Have a great weekend and I'll see you all on Monday for a brand new challenge over at Simon Says Stamp.
Hugs Kath xxx


  1. Love the spooky peek.
    I don't envy you your nighttime 'adventure' but glad it was only something caught up by the wind.
    It is rather chilly of a morning & evening down here in the South, but so far we have been pretty lucky with daytime temps.
    Have a super weekend.
    Toni xx

  2. Morning Kath, Well it really feels like our summer has come to an end but there's still hope that October might be good reading the reports on the internet that we are to get a heat wave!!? looking forward to seeing what you have in store for us on Monday........enjoy your day and have a lovely weekend x

  3. This year sure has flown, love the sneaky peak too. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    Linda xxx

  4. Hi Kath. Oh, thank you for the laugh!!! Your descriptions are so good. Saw it all in my minds eye.
    Have a great weekend. Smiles. Jan. x

  5. It takes a lot to frighten me but you could take up fiction writing and write a novel!! My heart was in my throat.... so glad it was nothing much to worry about! Having been burgled twice, it is not a good feeling, so glad all was OK for you. Well done to Buddy for his courage too! Hugs, Anne xx