Monday night we went to see Eclipse. It was sold out and we were about the oldest people there 🙂 I think 80% were teenage girls. Makes you feel old for a minute 🙂
Yesterday I took it easy (as I will the rest of the week). The Netherlands were playing the half final of the World Cup Soccer last night and we watched it. By the end of the game it got very exciting as Uruguay scored another goal, I hardly dared to watch. But we won with 3-2 and we are going to play the final next Sunday. This is the first time in 32 years that we’re in the final. We’ve played the finals in 1974 and 1978 and lost both times so everybody’s hoping this time we will win. We have to play against Germany or Spain whom have to play their game tonight.
It was completely silent on the streets during the game but as soon as the game was over there was fireworks in my town and we heard people singing in the centre of the town which is about 3K away from our house. Cars were passing by claxoning. The whole country has gone mad as I saw on the news. Soccer is the biggest sport in our country.
Today no big plans either, it’s getting hotter again day by day so all I do is sit in my patio and enjoy my last days of my vacation with some reading, cross stitching, making puzzles.
Tomorrow morning I’m finally getting my new running shoes. We’re going to a running store in the next town to buy them. Of course picture will follow in my next post.
Tuesday morning I did training 1 of week 3 of my half marathon training. A 30 minute run in which I had to accelerate 4 times for 3 minutes. Weather was nice, right leg a bit tired but besides that it was a good run.
Weather: sunny, a little bit of wind, ± 18C / 64 degrees.
Distance: 4.4 K / 2.7 miles
Average time: 6:49 /km
Average speed: 8.8 km/hour
This morning I did my interval run on the treadmill in the gym. Compared to last weeks interval this one was a lot easier, longest distance to run faster was 300 m (last week 600 m). It went very well.
Distance: 4 K / 2.4 miles
Average time: 6:40 /km
Average speed: 9.0 km/hour
Fran’s daily outfit:
Twilight Saga: Eclipse
What do I have to tell about the story. I think most of you must have heard of the Twilight Saga. I’m a big fan of the books and wanted to see the movie too. I liked it but I have to be honest: I love the books more, but that’s normal for me as a book describes so much more. The movie was sold out and we were about the oldest people there 😆 (by the way R. didn’t like the movie at all so have to see Breaking Dawn on my own). I loved it that Jasper had a bigger part in this movie, I liked him a lot. But still on team Edward although sympathy for Jacob grows by each book/movie. If you like the books it’s a must see. If you don’t: wait for it till it gets out on DVD or something.
What’s for dinner:
Monday easy dinner: pita bread with Gyros meat and a salad.
Yesterday left over meat from the BBQ last week: beef tenderloin, baked potatoes and pees with carrots.
Quote of the day:
Soccer is a game in which everyone does a lot of running around. Twenty-one guys stand around and one guy does a tap dance with the ball.
Jim Murray, 1967