Today's adventure saw us visit Ham House, a National Trust property on the southern banks of the Thames near Richmond. But first we had to box off the supermarket shopping ... Ham House is about a 40 minute bus ride from where we live, but then we had to trog three quarters of a mile … Continue reading Hamming It Up
During last weekend's online crop at Shimelle's place, another challenge set by Shimelle was to do a half page LO.Another LO using the lovely photo of my nephew. I added a small amount of journaling after I'd taken the photo ~ I know my nephew would be embarrassed if I blogged anything too personal about him. This page is … Continue reading Shimelle’s Half Page Challenge
During last weekend's online crop at Shimelle's place, she set a challenge to scrap an old photo ~ I used a snap of me, my sister and brother from April 1973. The original photo isn't in that great a condition these days, which is why the scan looks blurry in places.
Today's adventure was simple.The bus to our local shopping centre and a visit to the bookshop, followed by the coffee shop.What we spent:Return bus fare ~ £2.60Book ~ 62p, as I used my loyalty card points to 'pay' the difference.Coffee shop ~ £4.15. Total spent: £7.37And now we are waiting for friends to arrive to round off our … Continue reading A Simple Adventure
Shimelle's challenges for the number of photos on a sheet of 12x12 is becoming more challenging, without doubt. This month we are looking at seven. At first glance, it seems that there are only two photos ... ... but lift the concertina flap and you'll find another five, with a blank side for journaling. Clever!I've used photos … Continue reading 4×6 Photo Love: Seven
Today's trip was a revisit to the NHM in Central London. ~ Creepy Crawlies still a favourite ~ ~ as was anything DS could touch/press/interact with ~ ~ checking out the Caribou ~ ~ and the awesome blue whale ~ ~ visit to the butterfly exhibition: note slightly steamed up camera lens ~ ~ caught short ~What we spent:Tube fare from … Continue reading Natural History Museum
Inspiration on day 2 at BPC was the word less ... I added the word worry in front of it and made a page for my rather neglected Book of Me.This page also fits the criteria for SAG's latest challenge ~ a page about yourself.
Today's excursion was into the heart of the West End ~ the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.A small boy's dream and the rare sight of mother and son caught together on camera. ~ Routemasters, much missed by Londoners ~ ~ learning that a bus can tilt considerably before toppling over ~What we spent:Travel costs: home to Covent … Continue reading London Transport Museum
Inspiration on day 2 at BPC was the word wonder ... and I had the perfect photo waiting to be scrapped.