Late yesterday afternoon, I had the great privilege, alongside 300+ other mourners,of saying farewell to our beloved Grandad P.It's not often that you hear the words wonderful and funeral in the same sentence,but that's what it was.A celebration in the true sense of the word.Of a man who gave his life to the service of … Continue reading Farewell
Month: January 2016
A Diary and a Pen Still Equals a Planner
I love the planners that have popped up in the scrapbooking world of late.But I'm not tempted (well, maybe a little) ...I'll stick to my diary and a pen. For more than twenty years, I have had an annual diary from Smythson.It's been a yearly treat to myself.(Which is no more expensive than some of the planners … Continue reading A Diary and a Pen Still Equals a Planner
Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016: Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images.This month has seen me using the InterCity train network a lot.I need a cuppa and a good book and I'm all set.You can see more Snap images here.
It's raining.I had an hour before leaving on the school run.What to do? Make a start on a page for the 2016 album. Finish off a page for the Texas 2015 album. Complete two more days in the December Daily album.Time well spent.
Monday has rolled around again, and that means it's time tojoin in with the lovely Sian and share something that I've learnt over the weekend.Normality is reassuring, whether it be watching Star Wars | Return of the Jediunder a blanket with The Boy Child or walking the dog. You can see what Sian's discovered over the weekend here.
Right Now …
Right now ... I'm not here. Sure, there are posts going live, but I'm not really here. Right now ... I'm where I need to be. Right now ... it's hard, so hard and yet ... Right now ... I have the opportunity to say out loud what's in my heart. Right now ... it's … Continue reading Right Now …
Catching up with Cachirulo
He's a difficult wee boy to pin down, our Cachirulo. In the last quarter of 2015, he visited Barcelona, Colombia and South Africa! We caught up with him last weekend at his Granny's birthday tea, and we'll see him again in a few weeks for his own birthday tea. Where has that year gone?
Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016: Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images. These images show the arrival of winter in the 'burbs.Frost on the car's windscreen and ice on the lake in the park. You can see more here.
That Was Christmas …
I was away from home in the run up to Twelfth Night,so I asked The Brainy One if he could pack away Christmas.This is what I came home to.This is how it looked after I had devoted half an hour to it.Now, if only I could find a home for that 7' tree ...
Monday has rolled around again, and that means it's time tojoin in with the lovely Sian and share something that I've learnt over the weekend.You only need the lightest covering of snow to makeit feel like there's been a blizzard if you are The Boy Child. You can see what Sian's discovered over the weekend here.