As I've previously mentioned, I wasn't entirely convinced by the class examples included with my box of goodies from Crop in the Country ... but with some creative thinking and encouragement from The Best Friend, I produced several layouts I'm happy with. I focused my efforts on updating early pages from The Boy Child's albums. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #14
The first weekend of October should have seen me and The Best Friend spending two days together at Crop in the Country, a weekend get together in Wiltshire. You won't be surprised to learn that it was cancelled. The organisers, however, were efficient and sent out a box full of scrappy goodness to each delegate … Continue reading A Virtual Crop in the Country
"Mum, are you off to do Pilates? Are you sure you wouldn't be better having a lie down?"
Back in April I reached out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown. Melissa wrote about lockdown life in Texas here. Six months on, she's kindly written an update and has a lot to say ... so maybe grab a cuppa. 🙂 What day is it? Oh yeah, it’s Tuesday…I think. Yeah, … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Texas, USA Revisited
Week 39: The week began with a visit to the orthodontist. I dropped off a lot of donations at Oxfam. Autumn had arrived, but I remained sockless. The PM addressed the Nation for a second time and he left me frustrated and annoyed. Week 40: I met up with my friends for a socially-distanced chat … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 39 and 40
Crop in the Country had been cancelled. She might have been 90 miles away. Still a tremendous weekend scrapping together.
September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle was running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I learned throughout September here. Day 26: Sorting out my sock drawer is strangely therapeutic. 🙂 Day 27: Compiling a dog-walking playlist from songs mentioned … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day 2020 | Days 26-30
The album is rapidly filling up ... The Boy Child's dental check-up has been included because even though things are different to how they were, it all felt so, well, normal. The afternoon in town makes an appearance ... As does our road trip to South Lakeland ... The final two entries are the Rule … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 6
Week 37: Everything this week was centered around The Boy Child returning to school ... 🙂 Two other highlights were another haircut (which I'm never taking for granted ever again) and a visit to Sywell for a day hanging out with The Brother. Week 38: I picked up the latest offering from J K Rowling … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 37 and 38