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Creativity Boot Camp - Day 10

Oh boy what a day I've had today! The auditors have been in and as the only trainer in the company I was it! Why do we put pressure on ourselves? I am my own worst enemy for this. Happily we were OK. Then I went for lunch and passed a message on for somebody, which unfortunately made me the mouth piece for some unwelcome news. This disturbed me a bit because the recipient is very dear to me. All I could think about was coming home to this (can you see my reflection in the first one?)
 Very unusual for me because I very rarely drink, but today this full bodied glass of wine was calling me. Fortunately everything is all OK with the world again. This led me nicely to our Creativity Boot Camp prompt for today, yes you're ahead of me full bodied. I did think of Guinness first, but I deffo wouldn't drink it, so I killed two birds with one stone took the pictures and I am now sipping the wine. Hic!
Have you made your card for the Craftwork Cards Wags sketch challenge? You've only got until Friday, when a new sketch will be published. Hop over to see some of the lovely entries that have been submitted.

Comments

Anesha said…
Great take on the prompt.
CrowNology said…
Nice shot.
{mmm guinness} ;)
xo
Andrea
Diana Joy said…
Great photo and use of the prop! hic.
I love the rich colors against the serene background. The first shot is my favorite.
J. said…
Love it!
and your caption under the thumbnail on the CBC page cracked me up and led me here. "hic!" LOL!

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