The Boy Child has a new ladder shelf in his bedroom.Unfortunately, it had been been damaged in transitand we are waiting for a replacement part. In the mean time, I am having fun switching things in and out, and adding framed prints or postcards in the hope that he will absorb their positive messages.That little box was … Continue reading A Little Shelfie Action and The Art of Positive Affirmation
I'm not uncharitable.I'm simply tired of strangers ringing my doorbelllooking for a cash donation for an obscure cause.
Continuing my new series for Fridays: the contents of that Smythson notebook,one page at a time."We make a living by what weget, but we make a life bywhat we give."~ Winston Churchill
Earlier this week, I wrote to a Member of Parliament.~ rough draft ~I've never done that before, although I did write to the then Prime Ministerwhen I was a child. Twice.Writing this letter was something I've been meaning to do for about a year.You see, Mum had sent me a clipping from the constituency magazine of … Continue reading I Wrote a Letter
Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016:Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images.***The twenty seven acres of Common at the end of our roadplay a big part in our daily lives.It was, until fairly recently, where we walked the pooch.Sadly, after a long summer of day trippers, a visiting fairground and squatters,the … Continue reading Snap #32 | Dog Walking
I don't think I could ever write a Home Decor blog. as I'm not someone who is particularly interested in the latest trends,and let's be honest, things stay the same in our house for years. However, when I was introduced to Postcards Home(via Angloyankophile, which I mentioned here),I fell in love with their Pom Pom baskets. … Continue reading A Basket Case
September was both sunny and sensational!Here's a look at how it panned out:32C: the highest temperature reached in our London borough during September.Countrywide, it was the hottest September since records began.Year 5: hard to believe that he is now in Year 5 ... wasn't it onlyyesterday that he was beginning Nursery?52: The number of photos … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September