Black and white, Magda, portrait of young woman

There is nothing better than a friend…

Linda Grayson once said

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.

My beautiful Polish friend Magda (of the Spiders Fings blog-post-fame) visited all of us at Custard Cottage last weekend and spoiled us with Belgian chocolate, delicious flavoured olive oil from Italy and a stunning Swarovski Crystal pendant.  We haven’t seen each other about 3 years so it was great fun catching up with each others news and my golly gosh little Magski has been busy.  Since I last saw her, she spent 3 months in Italy learning to speak Italian more fluently, tied the knot with Nicola, a gorgeous Italian man and changed her career.

What a marvellous time we had: we laughed, we cried, chatted up a storm, walked on the beach, bought divine food from the Wild Oats Market and ate and drank like there was no tomorrow.

There is Polish saying that goes like this:

Jak cię widzą, tak cię piszą

What you see is what you get

Natural light portrait, portrait of young Polish woman

That is one of the most refreshing things about Magski, no pretence, no posturing,  simply – What you see is what you get.

I wish I was able to spend more time with all the special people in my life but I’ll take what I can get, even if it’s only a weekend once in a blue moon.

To all my lovely friends…

I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.” J.R.R Tolkien – Fellowship of the Ring

All my love

moi ♥

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