In May 2008, Jodie Prenger, an unknown from Blackpool in Lancashire (NW England), won the coveted role of Nancy and her chance to perform in a West End musical. Oliver! is staged in the beautiful Theatre Royal Drury Lane, although the theatre is actually in Catherine Street by Covent Garden, and this is where The … Continue reading Oliver!
Month: November 2009
What A Weekend!
So there we are, the two of us, now in our early 40s, wives and mothers ... but, still in our hearts, as we were in 1989. To mark our 20th anniversary of becoming friends, I'd arranged a surprise afternoon in town. The Best Friend was thrilled to discover that we were booked for Afternoon … Continue reading What A Weekend!
Blog Around The World
Welcome to Blog Around The World, a circle of 40 bloggers bringing you .... the view from our kitchen windows, and maybe a scrapping space or two! Blog Around The World is the brainchild of New Zealander Helena, who can be found at http://helenascreativemaven.blogspot.com/, and was inspired by the wonderful Shimelle and her online class … Continue reading Blog Around The World
Ta-Dah! The Big Reveal …
I'm not here at all, I'm out there in the real world with The Best Friend. And where is there, precisely? Well, early afternoon saw us take the tube into Knightsbridge for a spot of Christmas and/or window shopping. This was followed by Afternoon Tea (with Champagne) in the 5th Floor Cafe of Harvey Nichols, … Continue reading Ta-Dah! The Big Reveal …
Here we are again ~ Pink Saturday! Thanks go again to Beverly at How Sweet The Sound for hosting and organising what is obviously now an enormous task! This week, I'm cheating a little, as I'm featuring a minibook giveaway as my something pink. The minibook is made from one sheet of 12x12 cardstock and … Continue reading Pink Saturday
Blogging For Scrapbookers: Day 15
So, the final prompt from Shimelle today and it was all about the reasons why. Reasons personal to each of us but still the reasons why we choose to blog and scrapbook. For me, it's quite simple. I blog because none of my family live near by and it's a way to share our everyday … Continue reading Blogging For Scrapbookers: Day 15
Celebrating Friendship: Part 2
You may recall that earlier this month I blogged about celebrating 20 years of friendship with my The Best friend : well, Saturday is the day! The Best Friend and I are having an afternoon and evening out, just us, no husbands and no children. I have the basic outline in place and all The Best … Continue reading Celebrating Friendship: Part 2
Counting My Blessings
As you know, The Boy Child has been proper poorly with week. Whenever he is ill, it always reminds me just how little and defenceless he is. A mummy's lot, I suppose. And I don't suppose it gets any easier when your children are older but poorly, either. This week, however, I have been thankful … Continue reading Counting My Blessings
A Brighter The Boy Child
I Will Scrapbook This …
Today's prompt from Shimelle was all about finding time to scrapbook and that in time-short situations how we can use our blogs as a halfway point. The idea is to add a tag to your post which reads 'I Will Scrapbook This ...' So, with that in mind, this lovely shot of a still under … Continue reading I Will Scrapbook This …