Today is the last day of term and The Boy Child has taken in 23 Easter goodie bags for staff and his classmates. I bought cookie bags, ribbon and Easter embellishments from Poundland.. The ribbon was a real bargain. I added Cadbury's Mini Eggs and wrapped half-egg shaped chocolate from the supermarket. The Boy Child wrote tags for the staff.And there … Continue reading Easter Goodie Bags
When it comes to decorating with colour, I'm not very brave.Our home is painted in shades of cream or yellow, with a hint of Rose White in our bedroom and my office. Of late, however, with a new bathroom looming (due its own post on completion), I decided to look at adding colour to the bedrooms without breaking … Continue reading Adding Colour
... went in search of great cake.And shared it with these three darlings.How was your weekend?
I'm busy collating memories for the ongoing online class, The History Project.I had seriously underestimated the amount of writing involved!One fun topic has been the television shows of my youth:Dallas: Mum and I watched this on Tuesday evening, just the two of us,as everyone else was out at various activites MASH: my dad's favourite and we … Continue reading Memories of TV
1. Another photography commission: the Spring Concert.The only parent allowed to take photos.And granted permission to roam about to get the best shots.The Boy Child and the lovely friend who mothers him.2. He listened intently to what the others were doing.3. He loves to sing.4. He takes it very seriously.5. He's in the middle of … Continue reading Five on Friday | A Photography Commission
One of the really great things about living in the nation's capital is the number of fabulous exhibitions that appear in museums, galleries and suitable spaces. sourceSome are free to enter.Some are by timed ticket entry.Somerset House is hosting the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibitionfrom late April.An exhibition that has my name all over it.It'll be worth … Continue reading Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition | 2015
As I said yesterday, Spring is on the way, if not actually here full time.And that makes me think about about my wardrobe.Mainly about how bored I am with it.I've spent the last few months in variations of the following: skinny jeans (from Fat Face), white t-shirts (with a scoop neck and three-quarter length sleeves, … Continue reading Women’s Wear Daily, Or Not …
As we head towards the end of March, Spring has made her presence felt in our flower beds and in the park where I walk the pooch.Mind you, she has a sting in her tail, because the wind is cold and gloves are usually required for morning school run.How's the weather in your part of the world?
I've talked before about using a sketch as a jumping off point when putting a page together. I even took Kirsty's excellent class back in 2012. Our Texas album has lots of double-page spreads appearing, which I like.But I also like to ring the changes with a few different designs making an appearance. Tweaking the design as I go, … Continue reading Just One Sketch | 2015
It's a slow news kind of day.