I took some time away by myself this evening, in an attempt to think of something other than the loss of my lovely, lovely FiL and remembered that Month in Numbers was due at Julie's place.Lots of good things did happen in February; one amazing thing happened in February.4: The number of Happy Mail parcels sent.6: … Continue reading Month in Numbers ~ February
This photo of The Boy Child, The Brainy One, my FiL and my Sil was taken at 5pm yesterday afternoon.At 9am this morning, my FiL suffered a massive heart attack and, despite the heroic efforts of the paramedics who worked on him for an hour and a half, he died.I have no words to describe … Continue reading Photo a Day: 27th February
Two small parcels of Happy Mail are due to go off in the Royal Mail this morning ~ both staying here in the UK. If you'd like an chance to be a recipient of the next round of Happy Mail, just send an email with your address to: roo1968ATyahooDOTcoDOTuk with Happy Mail 2012 in the … Continue reading Happy Mail 2012: #4
I'm the first to admit that this is not the most exciting photo of the year so far. But there is a story behind it. Long-standing readers will know of our loft conversion in 2008, that our loft is now The Brainy One's office and that it can also be be called in to action … Continue reading Photo a Day: 26th February
A regular Saturday around here ...I walked the pooch in the park. The boys went swimming. We all went back to the park after lunch in order to make the most of the lovely weather and The Brainy One then rustled up pizzas from scratch.A good day.
The Brainy One has decided that if he is working from home on a Friday, we should have lunch out. Who am I to argue? Today we tried a local pizzeria that is receiving great reviews. We weren't disappointed.
Part ten of Miss Smith's Just One Sketch class ~ layering. Oh, how I hate layering. I always admire it on other people's pages, but never on mine.The good thing about this page is that I've been able to use a museum flyer, our bus tickets and the receipt from the coffee shop where The … Continue reading Just One Sketch: Part Ten
Spring is showing her face around here. The temperature has risen and I'm planning on hanging washing on the line outside.
~ lunch ~
The challenge was to use circles while still sticking with the heart of the sketch. Those circles caused me a great deal of anxiety, I can tell you. The finished page is approximately version 4, but overall, I think I like it. Up next in part 10, layering ...