May turned out to be marvellous, all told.here's how it turned out: 8: the number of times the pooch went to the vet.18: the number of pieces of Happy Mail I sent around the world.25: the number of times I took the pooch for a walk. 16: the number of scrapbook pages I made for our various … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May
I left space in The Boy Child's album for a page about Granny. The two of them had an extremely close relationship and I felt it was important to record the last few times he saw her. As I didn't have many photos from Mum's time in hospital that featured The Boy Child, I opted for a simple … Continue reading A Page About Granny
Continuing my new series for Fridays: the contents of that Smythson notebook,one page at a time."We take ourselvesor we do not go."~ Hilary McDowell
It's only now that I feel able to begin to make an album of Mum's photos.I sorted through that black bin bag of photos, a little at a time,and sent off a fair amount to my siblings.What was left fell into distinctive categories: childhood, RAF, marriage, children, family holidays, special occasions, weddings and the next generation. If … Continue reading Scrapbooking Her Story
Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016: Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images:How does your garden grow?You can see more Snap images here.
"I miss Granny ... even though it's been three months."
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.***True friendship is a rare gift.There's not much that my best friend doesn't know about me,and I suspect I know an awful lot about her. For that very reason,we joke that we could never not … Continue reading Memorandum Monday
Continuing my new series for Fridays: the contents of that Smythson notebook,one page at a time."The life that I have is all that I have.And the life that I have is yours.The love that I have of the lifethat I haveis yours and yours and yours."~ Leo Marks1920-2001
As of last month, I've found the need to scrapbook on an almost daily basis has reasserted itself.I've finished off our album from the visit to the USA last summerand I've added pages to The Boy Child's album,and to that of my nephew.I revisited a few details learned from Cathy Zielske's Design Your Life class.This class, … Continue reading A Return to Scrapbooking
Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016: Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images:My six-weekly visit to the hairdresser.You can see more Snap images here.