With August is on the horizon,here's a look at what July held: 20: the number of times I went out with the dog/dogs.2: the number of visits to the cinema. Both were kids' films: Minions and Inside Out.16: the number of Happy Mail sent by me.5: the number of meals out.16: the number of layouts created by … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July
We are going to a family wedding soon.The bride and groom haven't stated any preference in regard to a dress code.The venue has.Heel guards must be worn if wearing stiletto heels. The venue came into being in 1861.No wonder they are looking to protect their wooden floors.
~ My heart ~ Cachirulo is now five months old and adorable. I had no idea just how much I would love being a great auntie. Grantie Ruth, that's me.
Meet me at Embankment, he said.So I did.A pootle down the river and before I knew it, we were clinking glasses on the 35th floorof the Heron Tower in the City of London.He's the friend-who's-like-my-brother.He likes to surprise.After a life-long friendship, I should be used to it.//www.youtube.com/get_player
We took a family trip to the Skygarden, which is at the top of 20, Fenchurch Streetin the City of London. Londoners know the building as the Walkie-Talkie. ~ as seen on the walk from Bank station ~~ looking directly up ~Hidden away on the 35th floor is a mini oasis.With a viewing gallery and spectacular … Continue reading The Skygarden | Photo Heavy
There are some things about autism that are hard to live with. It's all relative because, let's be honest, autism is hard to live with.Full stop. Let's talk sleep.When The Boy Child was a tiny(ish) baby his sleep pattern was text book. It's fair to say that he slept like a baby. At eighteen months old, he went onto one … Continue reading Autism and the Everyday #2
I've spent a very happy few hoursplaying with photos, paper and glue. It doesn't take much to make me happy. These are all pages for The Boy Child's album ...... with too much personal info on them for general viewing.Now I'm set for a cuppa and a few chapters of A Town Like Alice.A rock 'n' roll … Continue reading Scrap Happy
It is, as the Scots like to say, dreich outside.With The Brainy One away for the weekend with The Boy Child, there's only me and two pooches home.An ideal opportunity for hot tea, a Danish, cosy socks and the delectable Bryan Brown. Fancy joining me?
A friend unexpectedly dropped by yesterday.We haven't seen each other in almost 10 years.She lives in New Zealand and even though I knew she was coming to the UK, we didn't seem able to work out a date to get together that suited both of us. She took matters into her own hands and called round on the … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Gift
The Brainy One and I went into the City of London todayfor our third annual look at Sculpture in the City.Thirteen pieces to find, discuss and dismiss.#1: Ghost by Adam Chodzko in Leadenhall Market #2: Old DNA by Folkert de Jong on Lime Street. #3: Rays (London) by Xavier Veilhan on Fenchurch Avenue. #4: Days of Judgement - Cats … Continue reading Summer Sculpture 2015 | Photo Heavy