It has been a wet day and nothing was done outside. Not that anything would have been done anyway as today is the third Saturday of the month and that means FreeMarkets. Yes, the Really Really Free Markets that L started up more than 5 years ago are still going on.
Today was a quiet one with not many people but it was wet and due to many reasons not very well advertised. But still a success. And I got some books. Any day where I get me some more books is a success. People came and some brought things that they no longer wanted and everyone went away with new things.
Thanks to the generosity of a few people that sometimes donates food there was tea,coffee and biscuits and hot pumpkin soup. Added to some bread rolls and fruit it made up a nice lunch for those that were hungry. The soup was nice with just a bit of a kick with a surprise of chilli in it.
One woman brought bread and rolls for people to take, another brought mandarins and limes. There was the usual collection of clothes, books, bric-a-brac but not many toys this time.
The RRFM are held in the Waroona town hall and once again the Council have given them a grant that allows them free use of the hall for 12 months. I think it is a great that the Waroona Shire do this for us so these markets can be held indoors in all types of weather and I know that the RRFM organisers appreciate it immensely.
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