#Makesomething365
#Makesomething365
I'm super proud to be featured on the Make 365 blog this March, talking about the CupADay☕️ project. Thanks to Noah and Mica Scalin for their warmth, encouragement and generosity. You can read the full interview...
Welcome to That Cup website
Welcome to That Cup website
  This is the new permanent home for my project CupADay ☕️  a daily creative challenge, which I started 1 June 2016. This is a year-long #make365 project, inspired by Noah Scalin's fantastic workbook: 365 A Daily Creativity Journal, which you should definitely check...
Red Cup
Red Cup
Day 113 of 365, 21 September 2016 Prompt: Red on Red   Pretty simple cut-out with some added razzle-dazzle sparkleboard....
Swatch Cup
Swatch Cup
Day 112 of 365, 20 September 2016 Prompt: work with paint swatches.   I really enjoyed doing this one and it’s a technique I must use again. Green has consistently been my favourite colour....
Pepper Cup
Pepper Cup
Day 111 of 365, 19 September 2016 Prompt: work with a spillage   A deliberate scattering of black peppercorns to Spice Cup Your Life <groan>....
Firework Cup
Firework Cup
Day 110 0f 365, 18 September 2016 Prompt: play around with long exposure. This was fun. Messing around in the dark with some mini Sparklers. Obviously, don’t mess about in the dark with mini sparklers unless you...
Greek Column Cup
Greek Column Cup
Day 109 0f 365, 17 September 2016 Prompt: take a random book, flip to a random page, pick a random sentence and create something based on this.   I used the very charming “A Little History of the...
Illusion Cup
Illusion Cup
Day 108 0f 365, 16 September 2016 Prompt: create an optical illusion.   I drew this on a train up to Manchester on the way to my cousin's wedding. This is the Rubin Vase reimagined as a trophy....
Tea-Shirt Cup
Tea-Shirt Cup
Day 107 0f 365, 15 September 2016   Prompt: make something from an old t-shirt.   Ha! This was a disaster! Slightly underestimated the stretch-effect when I made the cut-out. Bonus points surely for the valiant attempt and the...
Cup of Crayons
Cup of Crayons
Day 106 0f 365, 14 September 2016 Prompt: Regress and work as if you were a young child. Out with the Crayolas and I also asked my two kids to help out for an added game of...
Napkin Cup
Napkin Cup
Day 105 0f 365, 13 September 2016 Prompt: create something with a mealtime napkin. Back down to earth. Not extreme and intrepid like the previous cup, just a bit of lunchtime origami....
Cup at the O2
Cup at the O2
Day 104 0f 365, 12 September 2016 Prompt: travel somewhere you normally wouldn’t to create your art today.   With both kids back and installed at school after the Summer holidays, my husband John and I decided to...
Palindrome Puc
Palindrome Puc
Day 103 0f 365, 11 September 2016 Prompt: a palindrome. Tricky. Tricky. When it involves the word: cup. Keurig to the rescue with this illustration of an adapted capsule. Reminiscent of the ‘branding’ module on my marketing masters...
Piñata Cup
Piñata Cup
Day 102 0f 365, 10 September 2016 Prompt: Make a piñata.   Fiesta Time.  It's That (papier mache) Cup Again. This cup was last seen in green. The green papier mache former planet finally gets its moment of...
Arachno Cup
Arachno Cup
Day 101 0f 365, 9 September 2016 Prompt: inspired by the world of insects. Hey! What's an extra two legs amongst understanding friends? Cup 101 = Room 101?  ...
Are you Reading?
Are you Reading?
An extra.  Not an official Cup A Day, just something I used in another challenge.  However, I think this is (more…)...
100 Cups Montage 
100 Cups Montage 
That was the first 100 cups from this project. Are you ready for this? ​​ ​ I think I need to set myself a creative objective to improve my video-making and editing ambitions. ...
Cup 100: Cool as …
Cup 100: Cool as …
Day 100 of 365, 8 September 2016 Prompt: I crowdsourced this one via followers of my Instagram account. I had a lot of generous input from people, which (more…)...
…from the fridge
…from the fridge
Day 99 of 365, 7 September 2016 Prompt: make something with something from the fridge. Approaching the turn of the cup century, (more…)...
Through the looking glass
Through the looking glass
Day 98 of 365, 6 September 2016  Prompt: work in front of a mirror, looking only at the image in the mirror as you work. Mind. Blown.  (more…)...
…requests the pleasure of your company
…requests the pleasure of your company
Day 97 of 365, 5 September 2016     Prompt: create an invitation to an event that would not normally need one. Make one of the more boring tasks of parenting a whole lot more more social. Does this...
Orange Cup
Orange Cup
Day 96 of 365, 4 September 2016  Prompt: Orange on Orange (more…)...
Cup of Coffee
Cup of Coffee
Day 95 of 365, 3 September 2016 Prompt: Use coffee or coffee grounds. Now and again a (more…)...
Cup of nuts
Cup of nuts
Day 94 of 365, 2 September 2016 Prompt: use a small pack of screws or nuts and bolts to make something. Artfully done and (more…)...
…look to the future
…look to the future
Day 93 of 365, 1 September 2016 Prompt: Write a letter to yourself at another time in your life (past or future). A great prompt to start up a new month and usher-in the closing three months of...
End of Q1
End of Q1
End of August 2016 This was not actually part of the Make 365 challenge, but was a prompt from a different month-long daily challenge that I completed, in August 2016, with an Australian organisation called “Create...
End of August 2016 Montage
End of August 2016 Montage
The recap (recup!) of month three of my Make 365 daily art project#CupADay☕️ ends.  By now, you should know what to expect.  It is of course, the monthly montage. A one-minute flip through all the cups...
Wooden Cup
Wooden Cup
Day 92 of 365, 31 August 2016 Prompt: Made of wood This was from a huddle of carvings on South London’s Green Chain Walk, which is a pathway which connects together many of the parks in the...
Floating Cup
Floating Cup
Day 91 of 365, 30 August 2016 Prompt: make something that floats. Occasionally I need to deviate from the order of the prompts in the Make 365 book.  This was one that I was not able to...
Day 90: Pop Art 
Day 90: Pop Art 
Day 90 of 365, 30 August 2016 Prompt: use bubble wrap. I could have gone different routes on this - a 3D sculpture, wrapping a cup; but decided to go with a little visual pun instead and...
Office Cup
Office Cup
Day 89 of 365, 29 August 2016 Prompt: use things found in the office. I have a home office, and there’s no shortage of stationery to play around with in my desk drawer. Jump back to Home Page. ...
Candlelit Cup
Candlelit Cup
Day 88 of 365, 27 August 2016 ​​ Prompt: use a candle. I had a few different attempts at this challenge.  The first ones involved dripping wax in the shape of a cup, which was okay, but didn’t...
Cup Cake
Cup Cake
Day 87 of 365, 26 August 2016 Prompt: make a cake. What else but a cupcake, would do?  It was a very hot day when I made this and the icing refused to behave itself.  Cakes need...
Graffiti Cup
Graffiti Cup
Day 86 of 365, 25 August 2016 Prompt: …off piste / serendipity strikes. On this day, we were painting our living room.  The wall behind the sofa got the green feature treatment. But before we went completely...
Word Cup (everybody says…)
Word Cup (everybody says…)
Day 85 of 365, 24 August 2016 Prompt: use words. These were all cut out from an interview in a Time Out magazine. Made me reflect on the "risks" of undertaking a long-running art project and investing...
Cup of Sugar
Cup of Sugar
Day 84 of 365, 23 August 2016 Prompt: make a visual pun. Pretty keen on the puns, but more verbal ones. This is one of my more down-to-earth ones.  Cup of sugar, borrowed from the Olympics piece....
Shredded Cup
Shredded Cup
Day 83 of 365, 22 August 2016 Prompt: make something with shredded paper. Every time I look back at this, it reminds me of the Facebook logo.   Do you remember when all printed documents had little tear away...
Soap It Cup
Soap It Cup
Day 82 of 365, 21 August 2016 Prompt: carve a bar of soap. This was surprisingly difficult to do. It was a very crumbly bar of soap.  It was, of course, snaffled and brought home from our hotel...
Souvenir Cup
Souvenir Cup
Day 81 of 365, 20 August 2016 Prompt: allowing myself a little bit of holiday rogue-ness. The behaviour of a rascal? This was the last day of our family summer holiday on the Isle of Wight. A...
Day 80: Back story
Day 80: Back story
Day 80 of 365, 19 August 2016 Prompt: Pick a stranger today and tell their (fictional) back story. Doing this felt a bit sneaky and (more…)...
Eraser Cup
Eraser Cup
Day 79 of 365, 18 August, 2016 Prompt: use erasers. This is one of my favourites. If there's (more…)...
Tyre Cup
Tyre Cup
Day 78 of 365, 17 August 2016 Prompt: holiday rogue. When you are travelling, it can be a lot harder to follow the prompts, but I love it when (more…)...
Head Cups
Head Cups
Day 77 of 365, 16 August 2016 Prompt: Make something to fit over an ear or ears. Cans (for cup-lovers). Jump back to Home Page. ...
Cold Cup
Cold Cup
Day 76 of 365, 15  August 2016 Prompt: use steam / something cold This was drawn on the outside of a glass, containing a well-earned Gin and Tonic, after a long, hot day of coastal walking.  Cheers! Jump back to...
Clifftop Cup
Clifftop Cup
Day 75 of 365, 14 August 2016 Prompt: Use pavement chalk... So, as we were then away on holiday in a beauty spot, defacing (more…)...
House at Cup Corner
House at Cup Corner
Day 74 of 365, 13 August 2016 Prompt: a rare pull on the Cup A Day emergency ripcord. Travel logistics and packing stood in the way of creating on this day, last August. So I pulled one...
Tea-on-Sea
Tea-on-Sea
Day 73 of 365, 12 August 2016 Prompt: make something with sand, rock or gravel. I'd looked ahead and knew this prompt was coming up, but was going to arrive before (more…)...
Cup of Shoes
Cup of Shoes
Day 72 of 365, 13 August 2016 Prompt: Get out all your shoes and make something.  Whaaat? All the shoes? (more…)...
 Time Traveller’s Cup
 Time Traveller’s Cup
Day 71 of 365, 10 August 2016 Prompt: make something from a different era. I didn't travel back far for this one. Circa 1997 to be exact.  The height of original Brit Pop and the 90s mod fashion...
Day 70: Numerical Cup
Day 70: Numerical Cup
Day 70 of 365, 9 August 2016 Prompt: Use Numbers. I made this one while away on a short break in Norfolk, in my little travel notebook.  Alas, the march of progress and digital design has seen off old-school Letraset...
Jigsaw Cup
Jigsaw Cup
Day 69 of 365, 8 August 2016 Prompt: Make a Jigsaw I made this using a kit from a kids bumper craft (more…)...
Papier-mâché Cup
Papier-mâché Cup
Day 68 of 365, 7 August 2016 And relax. Prompt: Use papier-mâché This papier-mâché model has seen some action. It was originally lovingly-made as a sphere (planet) for my (more…)...
Space Cup
Space Cup
Day 67 of 365, 6 August 2016 Prompt: write a 10-word sci-fi story. Oh God. I can't lie. I'm no fan of Sci-Fi. It's a personal opinion.  Some friends, who happen to be Sci-Fi fans, assure me...
Grocery Cup
Grocery Cup
Day 66 of 365, 5 August 2016 Prompt: use groceries. Happy co-incidence. It was the opening day of the 2016 Rio Olympics.  What better (more…)...
Tangram Cup
Tangram Cup
Day 65 of 365, 4 August 2016 Prompt: Use a Tangram. I love tangrams. So it was nice (more…)...
Cup of the Yard
Cup of the Yard
Day 64 of 365, 3 August 2016 Prompt: put yourself in the picture. Another day, another camera-dodge. Ably-assisted by (more…)...
Masked Cups
Masked Cups
Day 63 of 365, 2 August 2016 Prompt: make and model a mask. I'm very camera-shy at the best of times.   So, (more…)...
Spaghetti Cup Incident?
Spaghetti Cup Incident?
Day 62 of 365, 1 August 2016 A new month and reliving the third month of my Creative #Make365 project... Prompt: Make something with dinner, before eating. This was the first couple of strands of a serving of spaghetti.     Jump back...
July 2016 Monthly Montage
July 2016 Monthly Montage
The second month, July 2016, concludes and it's time for another roll-call of cups... Click to play. ​​ Did you know? You can now scroll backwards and forwards on these blog posts.  Look out for the floating black arrows...
Loofah Cup
Loofah Cup
31 July 2016. Day 61 of 365 Prompt: Use only items from the bathroom. All things considered, this is pretty damned tasteful. Artist emerges from bathroom-themed challenge with dignity in tact.  Result. Did you know? You can now scroll...
Day 60: Shadow Cup
Day 60: Shadow Cup
30 July 2016. Day 60 of 365 Prompt: work with shadows. There's not a lot else to say here, other than this is a shadow of me holding a cup; with added politeness finger. Pretty colour.     Jump back to...
Incongruity
Incongruity
29 July 2016. Day 59 of 365 Prompt: work with things that don't normally go together. Say what you see... Actually someone who saw this the Instagram post the first time round, found extra meaning around the...
Large as Life
Large as Life
28 July 2016. Day 58 of 365 Prompt: life-size Somewhat eerie crime-scene feel to this.  Goodness knows what our many over-looking neighbours thought.  The body was a chalk-drawing around my daughter and the cup-shape from masking tape.   She...
Plastic Bag
Plastic Bag
27 July 2016. Day 57 of 365 Prompt: use a plastic bag. Had a couple of attempts at this one.  The wrapped cup, using a plastic bag from our local pharmacy didn't quite satisfy me, by itself....
Lighter than air
Lighter than air
26 July 2016. Day 56 of 365 Prompt: Make something heavy seem light. I'm sure I could have come up with something more creative, but this is one of those incidents where having the cup subject held...
Jingle Cup 
Jingle Cup 
25 July 2016.  Day 55 of 365 Prompt: write an advertising jingle for something in nature. I went the whole hog with a poster and a (more…)...
Dot Cup
Dot Cup
24 July 2016. Day 54 of 365  Prompt: make something only using dots. I made a teacup and saucer outline from sticky jewels to create something "Like a Rhinestone Tea Cup". Der-duh! Jump to the Cup Gallery...
Aroma Cup
Aroma Cup
23 July 2016. Day 53 of 365 Prompt: make something where the sense of smell is important. These were all gathered in my back garden (rose petals, sprigs of lavender and rosemary) and left overnight in the kitchen....
Upside Down Cup 
Upside Down Cup 
22 July 2016. Day 52 of 365 Prompt: do something upside down. Cheap gag.  With apologies to Australian friends....
Cute Cup
Cute Cup
21 July 2016. Day 51 of 365 Prompt: Turn something (ordinary) into something cute. Summer Holidays 2016, at the start of the Pokemon Go craze.  We had a little Mummy Daughter trip out, involving Build a Bear...
Day 50: White on White
Day 50: White on White
20 July 2016. Cup 50 of 365 Prompt: Make something white on white. A fairly straightforward black and white photo. It does challenge you to think about the sheer diversity of shades of white....
Cup of Cloth (clutter)
Cup of Cloth (clutter)
19 July 2016. Cup 49 of 365 Prompt:  ...quantity vs. quality.  Get out and display everything you own from one category of object, no editing. A rather daunting one this... in fact, I really didn't want to...
The Cup Tower
The Cup Tower
18 July 2016. Day 48 of 365   Prompt: make the tallest free standing tower you can... ...with all the cups available to me / and not in dishwasher. This was pretty precarious.  We have a very unforgiving tiled kitchen...
Flower Cup
Flower Cup
17 July 2016. Day 47 of 365 Prompt: make something out of flowers. I was really looking forward to having a go at this prompt.  Having decided (more…)...
Happy Face
Happy Face
16 July 2016. Cup 46 of 365 Prompt: Make a Face.  Instead, serendipity struck and I found a cheery face cup in Canvas & Cream in Forest Hill. When I started this project, I had half a mind...
Masking tape
Masking tape
15 July 2016. Cup 45 of 365 Prompt: Make something with masking tape and leave it for someone to find. You may recognise the washi tape that I used for my first Cup A Day challenge.  I installed...
Lit Cup
Lit Cup
14 July 2016. Cup 44 of 365 Prompt: make something that lights up. A very simple one today.  This was a cut-out silhouette of a cup, on a Post-it note, spliced with a second Post-it and fashioned...
Teaching vector
Teaching vector
13 July 2016. Cup 43 of 365 Prompt: Ask someone else to teach you something... My husband very kindly offered to teach me how to make a simple  vector-graphic, just using PowerPoint, rather than something very fancy.  This...
Junk Mail Cups
Junk Mail Cups
12 July 2016. Cup 42 of 365 Prompt: Make something from junk mail. I found this interesting, so pardon me if I take a brief stroll into some light semiotics and cultural analysis, which is much closer to my...
Giant Cup
Giant Cup
11 July 2016. Cup 41 of 365 Prompt: make something on a large scale. An enormous chalked cup in the back garden. Why? (more…)...
Day 40: Woven Cup
Day 40: Woven Cup
The retrospective continues... 10 July, 2016. Day 40 of 365 Prompt: make a weaving.   What an appropriate coincidence that pink yarn puts in an appearance today. I had never tried anything like this before. A very pleasing activity...
Penguin Haiku
Penguin Haiku
9 July, 2016. Day 39 of 365 Prompt: write a Haiku We all know haikus, right? Three rows: 5/7/5 syllables? This was mine, based on the image on one of my favourite mugs. Hard white spirals coil. Penguins shuffle up...
Tea for two (Robofish)
Tea for two (Robofish)
8 July, 2016. Day 38 of 365 Prompt: make something underwater I decided to make a tea-party for a pair of Robo Fish.  A lot of thought went into this, as you can see. See how I even...
Staple Cup.  We have lift off!
Staple Cup. We have lift off!
Looking back to: 7 July 2016. Day 37 of 365 Prompt: make something out of staples This is one of my favourite creations and I have chosen it to be the Cup that officially launches my new site...
Hipster Cup
Hipster Cup
6 July 2016. Day 36 of 365 Prompt: make something old look new. Depending on where you live in the world, you may have a passing or intimate knowledge of a craze for using quirky items, which...
Instructor Cup
Instructor Cup
5 July 2016. Day 35 of 365 Prompt: make some instructions for someone to follow. So, sometimes the prompt invites a very literal interpretation and it's hard to jump away from it. I wish I had made a...
Van Cup
Van Cup
4 July 2016. Day 34 of 365 Prompt: work with wire. This was a manipulated coat hanger from the laundrette. The question is: latte cup, or one-eared chap with a long face?...
Cup of Pens
Cup of Pens
3 July 2016. Day 33 of 365 Task: use pens as your medium today. I love using Sharpies. Before I started #CreativeSprinting they were my go-to medium for all manner of doodling. I've found doing projects like...
Foaming Cup 
Foaming Cup 
2 July 2016. Day 32 of 365 ​​ ​Task: make something that disappears. Video seemed like the best way to represent this challenge.  I used the stop motion slideshow app: Flipagram to create a 10-second video, with a...
July 2016: Rogue One. A Cup Half Full
July 2016: Rogue One. A Cup Half Full
1 July 2016. Day 31 of 365 Prompt: went rogue for the first time!! One month complete and real-life went and got in the way.  You've got to approach these things with a Cup Half Full Attitude.  When...
First Monthly Montage, June 2016
First Monthly Montage, June 2016
End of the month = Montage Time... (more…)...
Day 30: Just kidding cup
Day 30: Just kidding cup
30 June 2016, London. Day 30 of 365. Prompt: make something with children's toys. (more…)...
In Cup Nito
In Cup Nito
29 June 2016. Day 29 of 365 Prompt: make a disguise (more…)...
Back to School Cup
Back to School Cup
28 June 2016. Day 28 of 365 Prompt: use classroom materials. I made this with A4 lined notepaper.  Almost the end of my first month of this project. All things considered, the month was ending very differently to...
Cup of Dreams
Cup of Dreams
27 June 2016. Day 27 of 365 (more…)...
Up, Cup and Away
Up, Cup and Away
26 June 2016, London. Day 26 of 365. Prompt: Make something portable, that normally isn't. (more…)...
Cup A Day Extra
Cup A Day Extra
25 June 2016. Day 25 of 365 Behind the curtain.  Not all the cups I find or create make it to #CupADay status.  (more…)...
Morning After Cup
Morning After Cup
24 June 2016, London. Day 24 and 25 of 365. Task:  Use natural materials / Make something Green on Green (with a little anger management). This was not (more…)...
First Cup of the Apocalypse
First Cup of the Apocalypse
23 June 2016, London. Day 23 of 365. Task: make something out of the recycling bin. ♻️ (more…)...
Bridge of Cups
Bridge of Cups
22 June 2016, London. Day 22 of 365. Todays task: create a bridge. This creation... (more…)...
Cup of Love
Cup of Love
21 June 2016, London. Day 21 of 365. Prompt: write a 10-word love story. (more…)...
Day 20: Cup of Dough
Day 20: Cup of Dough
20 June 2016, London. Day 20 of 365. Prompt: buy or make clay or substitute and make something. (more…)...
Daddy Cup
Daddy Cup
19 June 2016, London. Day 19 of 365. Looking back to Father's Day in the UK in June 2016.  Took a day off from the 365 prompts. (more…)...
Car Boot Cup
Car Boot Cup
18 June 2016, London. Day 18 of 365. Make something only using items found in your car. (more…)...
Tea Goggles
Tea Goggles
17 June 2016, London. Day 17 of 365. The prompt was to make something to cover the eyes. Now, if you look at my Instagram feed, you will have to work hard to find a selfie. (more…)...
Potato Cups
Potato Cups
Happy New Year to one and all! This creative project has another 5 months to run. You can find the latest posts on my Instagram feed.   Meanwhile: back to the flashback: 16 June 2016, London....
Cup Economica
Cup Economica
15 June 2016, London. Day 15 of 365. The task: make something using paper currency. Hmmm, quite a lot to unpack on this one. These are the currencies of the world's largest economies (US, the Eurozone and...
Micro Cup
Micro Cup
14 June 2016, London. Day 14 of 365. Today's challenge was to make something on microscopic scale. I had never used Sugru before. The packet is tiny (half the size of a cafe sugar packet) and Sugru...
A Cup of Tea
A Cup of Tea
13 June 2016, London. Day 13 of 365. Using tea. An especially great prompt for my project. This is a technique I've used before on a Creative Sprint, essentially using dry loose tea leaves like glitter. Looking...
Camouflaged Cup
Camouflaged Cup
12 June 2016, London. Day 12 of 365. Barely there and blending in. The prompt was to try to create or alter something to make it disappear. This was a black and white picture of a cup of white...
Non Dom Cup
Non Dom Cup
11 June 2016, London. Day 11 of 365 A very wobbly pencil drawing of a cup. Task: draw something with your non-dominant hand. I enjoy trying this exercise (in my case left-handed drawing) from time to time....
Day 10: Cup of Water
Day 10: Cup of Water
10 June 2016, London. Day 10 of 365. Use water as your medium. Today was a very pleasing, splashy task out in the garden. Released my inner, but more restrained, Jackson Pollock. Fun to work on...
The Breakfast Cup
The Breakfast Cup
9 June 2016, London. Day 9 of 365. The first of many titular puns. The task today was to use breakfast items to make a project. (more…)...
Novel combination
Novel combination
8 June 2016, London. Day 8 of 365. The prompt: use a book to make something. Normally I would not approve of  book destruction, but this was a leftover potboiler at (more…)...
Stencils not pencils
Stencils not pencils
7 June 2016, London. Day 7 of 365. One of the great things about following external prompts is the encouragement to try different and untried artistic techniques. I had never (more…)...
Vitamin C-up
Vitamin C-up
6 June 2016, London. Day 6 of 365. According to my Instagram post on this day, I had woken up with a sore throat. So the task of making (more…)...
A storm of mugs and cups
A storm of mugs and cups
5 June 2016, London. Day 5 of 365. The prompt was to work with a collection, which was very appropriate. It had been a while since (more…)...
Random walk
Random walk
4 June 2016, Mudchute, London. Day 4 of 365. The prompt today was to take a 5-minute walk and then make something with found  (more…)...
Wonky origami
Wonky origami
3 June 2016, London. Day 3 of 365. Today's challenge was to use a piece of paper only (no pens, pencils, glue, scissors etc) to build something. This origami-ish cup was (more…)...
A favourite animal
A favourite animal
2 June 2016, London. Day 2 of 365. The prompt was to take inspiration from a favourite animal. This year, we took out a family membership for ZSL London Zoo. By far, my favourite place is ...
Day One: Where it all started…
Day One: Where it all started…
1st June 2016, Tonbridge. Day 1 of 365. I was away with the family for half-term holidays. After a couple of months of dabbling with 30-day creative projects such as #CreativeSprint and FMS Photoaday, I had a...