emails in my inbox - 113
posts in my bloglovin feed - 394
meals in the fridge - zero
hours catching up on sleep - too many to count
hours with a vague confusion about what day of the week/what time it is - see above
days after we got home that we had a house full of visitors - one
meals planned for visitors - zero (see comment about fridge)
dark sky adventures planned long ago and clear skies wished for - one
impromptu barbeques at Kielder Forest - one - fuel, food and drinks purchased an hour before setting off
emergency stops en route - one - for marshmallows!
number of jumpers worn to stargazing event at Kielder Observatory - not enough........
(seriously it's August in the north of England, does it Really need to be that cold up there (8C), the week before we were living with 32C at the same time of night..........))
number of stars seen - oh my - countless
number of star clusters seen - three
number of rings around Saturn seen - one
number of Saturn's moons - one - Titan
number of galaxies - two
number of times I times pinched myself at the brightness of Milky Way - many
awe in which I felt myself in, so small amongst the constellations - endless.
distance from the furthest galaxy we saw - 40 million light years
and I thought we'd gone a long way............