Snap #37 | New York City’s Streets

Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016:Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images.***New York City isn't all glass and chrome.A few steps off an avenue will bring you to the city that moviegoers around the globe will recognise instantly.  The Upper East Side (around the high 70s) is full of elegant apartment blocks and townhouses.A … Continue reading Snap #37 | New York City’s Streets

Snap #36 | The 9/11 Musuem

Helena has a new photographic theme for 2016:Snap, a visually linked group of 2 to 4 images.***The 9/11 Museum in Lower Manhattanis humbling, emotional and truly inspiring in equal measure. Most of the museum is underground and under the actual footprints of the Twin Towers.  The external access of these stairs saved scores of lives that day in September 2001. … Continue reading Snap #36 | The 9/11 Musuem

December Daily | Foundation Pages

As the redecoration of my office began yesterday,I am temporarily homeless, crafting wise.I have set up camp in The Boy Child's playroom and asInternet access via my PC was/is non-existent, it was/is an ideal opportunityto pull out my box of Christmas scrapping suppliesand make a start on the foundation pages for this year's December Daily.I'm … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

Memorandum Monday

Monday has rolled around again, and that means it's time to join in with the lovely Sian and share something that I've learnt over the weekend ... Tree plantings are emotional things. That's not something I'd ever considered before.  I mean, it's not as if you ever see HM The Queen looking misty-eyed as she plants her … Continue reading Memorandum Monday

The ‘Before’ before the ‘After’

Earlier this year, I said to no one in particular that I planned to overhaul my office/craft space.  I wanted, really wanted, a WorkBox ...until realisation, and not to mention price, hit home.WorkBoxes are not designed for British houses.They are enormous and my space is roughly 2.7m by 2.7m.So, back to the drawing board and start from … Continue reading The ‘Before’ before the ‘After’