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A perfect pair? Since Tilly's arrival, the question I've been asked most is this: How is The Boy Child with her? I tell people that he is besotted, and he is. But ... He is also heavy-handed with her, constantly bothers her if she is trying to sleep and will insist on cuddling her in … Continue reading Him and Her
Reader, I Married Meby Sophie Tanner is a story in the classic chick lit mode ... until you realise that the story might just be true ... Chloe Usher has just broken up with the love of her life. All her friends urge her to find another man before she disappears down the slippery slope … Continue reading For The Love of Books | Reader, I Married Me
Two more spreads have been added to my traveler's notebook. It seems that we thrive by simply embracing all that is good for the soul. I reused a design to record the weekday walk in Notting Hill ... and I added the Awards Evening.
I've written before about how I've been trying to be more intentional in my use of technology. If I'm honest, it's still very much a work in progress. But as we've been spending more time in the house because of the cold and inclement weather, I've been considering other ways for us to connect and … Continue reading Five Tech-Free Things To Do Indoors This Winter
I didn't make anything during the first two weeks of the month, but completed last week was a double page spread starring Tilly (for our 2019 album). Call it puppy love It's an old design, one that I've used a lot over the years. I think it originally came from Shimelle. I also reused a … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2019 #2
Before Christmas, The Boy Child announced that he'd won an award at school and had £250 to spend. Further investigation revealed that although the Jack Petchey Foundation had given the school a grant, the recipient was chosen by a student vote ... which was indeed won by The Boy Child and the £250 prize money … Continue reading Awards Evening
I'm not a big fan of winter. This year hasn't been so bad - it’s been mild and we’ve seen the sun - and the snowfall has been minimal. First school run But if personal experience has taught me anything about winter, it’s that I need to get myself out of the house and into … Continue reading Winter Walks with Tilly
Time for a little self-indulgence ... Shaun featured my postcard on the shop's Facebook page. (I'm no longer on Facebook; a friend sent me the link and I took a screenshot.) Postcards Home, an online treasure chest selling unique homeware and gifts inspired by travel and design, selected my Instagram image to win their January … Continue reading Four Fun Things
On a chill February morning, Tilly and I picked up my friend and we headed to the lovely West London district of Notting Hill. This upmarket part of London even has a film named after it. Beloved of bankers and yummy mummies, the area is awash with colourful houses , a world famous weekly market … Continue reading Weekday Walk | Notting Hill, Part One