I read a great post on Cup of Jo recently all about childhood memories - the comments were the very best part of the post. And that got me thinking, what were mine, my core childhood memories? Collating and reading the Maggie and Kay letters has meant I've been thinking about my childhood a lot … Continue reading What Are Your Core Childhood Memories?
It was another week where we were happy to potter around close to home. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneThe Brainy One and I went to B&Q to buy paint and a radiator coverI participated in Mass Observation Day (more on that soon) I had my hair cutThe Brainy One taught … Continue reading Me on Monday | 16 May
I’m continuing with the theme begun back in 2020 – an album title page and one layout per month. We spent a fair amount of April meeting up with close friends, so when I saw the original design of this spread on the Instagram feed of Papermaze, I knew it would be prefect for recording … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | This Year’s Album | April
Our trip to Jersey is looming and I've been working on the foundation pages for the journal I'll use to record the details of our visit. I'm using a bigger-than-usual travelers notebook - the measurements come in at approximately 8x5 inches. The patterned paper is from Bella Blvd's You Are My Sunshine range and the … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Jersey Album
At the beginning of a recent cyber crop, The Best Friend suggested that we use the same design to create a page. We chose a design we had seen on Doodlebug Design's Instagram feed. Here's mine | Here's hers | I love how they look together - the same and yet different. Which do you … Continue reading The Cyber Crop Contrast and Compare
Located in the heart of London's Fitzrovia and five minutes walk from Oxford Street, this former Victorian toilet has been lovingly transformed into one of London’s top speciality coffee & brunch cafes. Built around 1890 and mothballed in the 1960s, the Attendant was dormant for more than fifty years. It's probably the strangest place I've … Continue reading Hidden London | Attendant
It was a week of sunny and warmish days. It was also a reasonably quiet week. Monday was a Bank Holiday and the males in the family went off to the golf courseTilly needed a visit to the vet, as she had picked up kennel cough There's a decision still to be made about paint … Continue reading Me on Monday | 9 May
Me | "We're going for brunch in a Victorian toilet." Him | "Are you taking the p**s?"
I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let’s see how April looked … 35 walks with Tilly14 online Step classes28 sessions of online Pilates - I … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2022
Ingredients | 200g spaghetti 25g unsalted butter 2 tsp whole black peppercorns, ground or 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 50g Parmesan, finely grated Method | Cook the pasta for two minutes less than the pack instructions state, in salted boiling waterMeanwhile, melt the butter in a medium frying pan over a low heat, then … Continue reading The Boy’s Cacio e Pepe