Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Playing ladies.

After the great success I had in mood elevation to fend of the rejection letter blues of yesterday, I trotted out again in my finery today. I had to go and have a hair cut, and if I was going to have a hair cut, I thought I may as well get flossied up to match the new do, so my sparkly shoes were pulled into service again along with my floral green dress and apple green cardy (I'm having a one-woman protest at the amount of black people wear in Dunedin)

Seeing as I had the frock, the shoes and the hair do, I felt a movie was in order so grabbed a friend who also needed cheering up and wallowed for two hours in the delight of Meryl Streep in Julie and Julia.

Ahhhh, what a wonderful movie. I loved watching Julia Child when I was a kid, and adored the sound of her quirky voice, and the way she used to drink more of the wine than she put in the food. Seeing Meryl transform into Julia was a heavenly experience.

Now I have urges to cook, french cuisine, naturally. I feel a Boeuf Bourguignon coming on...

4 comments:

Bookman Beattie said...

Vanda please keep us posted on the French cooking!

Vanda Symon said...

I've been inspired to purchase Julia's Mastering the Art of French Cooking!

No, I do not intend to cook my way through the book, but I will have lots of fun trying new things out.

I'll keep you posted (-;

Erin said...

Sounds lovely, I'm still waiting for the movie to make it here, perhaps you'd be tempted to watch it again? The book is funny too, if you're looking for some nice sorbet reading.

Anonymous said...

You are an inspiration. So upbeat without being a puritanical pain. Well done.