Goodbye, August, you were awesome!We continued in our endeavour to be more.There was European travel. Plenty of European travel.Paris.Brussels.Denmark.There were Mummies and Blood Swept Lands.There was the completion of the Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt.There were postcards. Oh, so many sent and received.There were cousins to stay for a long weekend.There was ice and buckets.And oh, … Continue reading Be More | August
When the back-to-school shopping is done. When the Holiday Diary is looking satisfactorily full. When you have exhausted sensible ideas for holiday adventures.When they are hanging about and getting in the way.Send them to the pub in the search of live football.Never fails.Summer 500: 243.
You may recall back in 2012 that we tried our hardest to obtain tickets to the London Summer Olympics.We were unsuccessful at every turn.And suffered numerous family members and friends turning up to park on our drive before flaunting their tickets as they headed East.In a little over a fortnight, we are bound for the … Continue reading I Am Invictus
Hi, hi, c'mon on in!How are you? You've called at a perfect time, as the boys are on a Boys Own Adventure to Oxford for the day and we have the space to sit and chat. It's a little Autumnal outside today, isn't it? I do hope that summer isn't over just yet.What have I … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
Thanks to my recent travels, I have completed this year's Photography Scavenger Hunt list and no substitutions were required.In some cases I was able to find duplicates.Some images have been already posted here and some have been shared on facebook. But what follows is the definitive list for 2014.Numbers 15-21:#15: A juggler. This was a late … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | The Definitive List: 15-21
It was a day for staying close to home.It was a day for wearing my boyfriend jeans after weeks of running around London in shorts. I like that this image gives a true indication of the state of my kitchen: two plastic bags full of recycling and a full ironing basket on the floor. Plus … Continue reading That Kind Of Day
They're gone.Those four lovely cousins of mine.But not before we went out for brunch. And the pre-requisite Bank Holiday walk in the rain.The house has been quiet since early afternoon.And I'm not sure I like it.Summer 500: 259.
If you are a user of Facebook, you will probably have seen numerous videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge doing the rounds.Three of our cousins were filmed completing their challenges in our back garden today.The Boy Child announced that he wanted to take part as well ...//www.youtube.com/get_player Bonkers.Totally bonkers.But an extremely worthwhile cause will … Continue reading Ice Bucket Challenge
Sometimes it's good to revisit old haunts with fresh sets of eyes.From the park to the Tower and everywhere in between.I know that I've said it before, but cousins are brilliant.We have a long shared history.She and I have history that is unique to just the two of us.We pick up where we've left off.We … Continue reading Through Fresh Eyes | Photo Heavy
1) a day for getting out and about. 2) a day for visiting a lovely friend. 3) a day for attempting to learn new skills. 4) a day for trying to get the cousins to look the same way. 5) a day for almost achieving three sets of eyes open and looking towards the camera.A pretty good day.Summer 500: … Continue reading Five on Friday