Goodbye, May, you were marvellous!We continued to be more.~ welcome several overnight guests throughout the month.~ first time face painting.~ get togethers in Hyde Park.~ decorating The Boy Child's bedroom.~ blossoming friendships.~ Afternoon Tea.~ Good news.~ Autism friendly cinema.~ Good weather for outdoor adventures.~ Rubbish weather and indoor adventures.~ Scavenger Hunt.~ Turning 46.And oh, so much … Continue reading Be More | May
1) Writing thank you notes to friends who throw a surprise tea party for me yesterday. 2) Hoping that weather like this has moved on. 3) Waving Granny off at the station. She'll be back in 6 sleeps.4) Knowing that the Holiday Diary is worth the hard work.5) Buying too much washi tape from Paperchase, thanks to … Continue reading Five on Friday
Ha, a post all about me!Today I turned 46 years old.Cheers!
~ Our Chelsea Pensioner friend's allotment ~ Zoom In | Zoom out is Helena's idea and you can see more here.
Companionable silence.The Boy Child is reading 50 Years of Doctor Who.The cover of said book has been put on upside down.Granny is starting The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of a Window and Disappeared.
When you own a dog, you have to walk it once a day, if not twice.Even in the rain.Today's destination was Chiswick House and Gardens. It rained the whole time we were there.But we were prepared.The gardens are beautiful and were first laid in the 1720s. Incredible.The day wasn't quite what I'd had in mind, but … Continue reading Chiswick House and Gardens
There's no need for me to reinvent the wheel.I admit that I often use sketches as a jumping-off point when scrapbooking.Which is why Sketch Solutions is an ideal class for me.Sketch 1: two 6x4 photos, one portrait and one landscape.The patterned paper is all from October Afternoon's fabulous Travel Girl range. The cute cameras were … Continue reading Sketch Solutions
I took The Boy Child to the Natural History Museum today to see Mammoths: Ice Age Giants.Because I wanted to see Lyuba (pronounced Looba).~ Source: Natural History Museum ~ Lyuba is a baby mammoth and is around 40,000 years old. She died at just one month old, when she drowned in mud.She was discovered in Siberia … Continue reading Lyuba
1) We've been celebrating The Boy Child being chosen as Lower School Star of the Week for a vast improvement in all subjects and a positive attitude towards friends and school.The mug shot photo was taken by a teacher and not by me. Obviously.2) I've had an overdue haircut and am subsequently discovering a lot … Continue reading Five on Friday
The unintentionally funny things that The Boy Child says are like the #65 bus.You wait for ages and then two come along at the same time.Following on his recent comment about slices of mango, I give you a conversation about the British middle distance runner, double gold Olympian Mo Farah. You said, "Mo Farah is in … Continue reading Ask a Silly Question