I've had a 6x8 album for a while now, but haven't done anything with it. Using a few packs of Simple Stories page protectors and some Project Life cards, I'm beginning to turn it into a school album for The Boy Child. Referring back to this blog and our Project Life albums, I've a pretty … Continue reading Pocket Scrapping | School Days
Month: September 2014
Me on Monday
It's been a:post drop-off tea and coffee drinking,window shopping,fridge filling,Christmas Drinks party invitation writing (yes, really),and birthday gift wrappingkind of Monday so far.And it's looking good for the rest of the week.This post is adapted from Sian's Me on Monday theme, which you can find on the fabulous From High in the Sky blog.
Sharing a Cuppa
Hi, hi, c'mon in!Has it really been a month since our last chat?Did you see the boys on your way out? They're taken the pooch to the park while I wait in for a parcel to arrive. (It's good that the courier will deliver on a Sunday but rather annoying that they give a 12-hour … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
Five on Friday
1) Thinking that this Project Life card is spot on for me today.2) Hoping that this young local girl is returned to her family soon. I cannot imagine the agony her parents must be going through.3) Smiling at the Wit or Wisdom board. If only, eh?4) Liking an unexpected offer of lunch at the pub.5) … Continue reading Five on Friday
The Beauty of the Humble Postcard
I've always been a fan of the humble postcard.Right back to the days in the '70s when we went to holiday (usually to a friend's house, hardly ever a hotel) and sent postcards to our grandparents.Right back to the days in the '90s when I travelled a lot more with my job and for pleasure.Regular … Continue reading The Beauty of the Humble Postcard
Zoom In | Zoom Out
Christmas has well and truly arrived in the department stores of central London.Zoom In | Zoom Out is Helena's idea and you can see more here.
Right Now …
Sometimes you have an idea for a blog post.One of those standby blog post ideas.For the days when you can't think of anything else.And then you find that Ali was having the same idea.1. I drove the car today. I took The Boy Child to school, along with the two bags of unwanted clothes and … Continue reading Right Now …
Me on Monday
It's been a: tea drinking and newspaper reading, just because flower buying, jumper and gilet wearing (hello, stirrings of Autumn), dog walking in the park, sorting out a donation for Bag2School, filling up the weekends between now and the end of the year with lovely things, and an ironing kind of Monday. And it's looking … Continue reading Me on Monday
Perception versus Reality
In the world of The Boy Child, all is good.In the world of his mother, all is frazzled, bad-tempered and serious consideration is being given to the merits of becoming an alcoholic.
What Do You See?
I have two desks squeezed into my office space.One is home the the desktop PC and associated paraphernalia.The other is where I scrapbook.It means that I sit facing a wall.To brighten up my view I have the following:Three school photos of The Boy Child.A favourite photo of my dad, taken the year before he died.A … Continue reading What Do You See?