When The Boy Child returned to school, it came with the knowledge that he was beginning his final year of primary education. Who remembers this day? Ahead of us lies countless meetings with countless professionals, each with their own opinion and agenda, over the decision of where The Boy Child goes in September 2018. But … Continue reading Time Flies
Earlier this week, I mentioned that we had visited Camp Nou recently.For those of you who may not know what it is, it's the home of Barcelona Football Club.As it's the largest football stadium in Europe, it's a tourist destination in its own right. There's plenty to keep the non-footie fan interested, and although parts of … Continue reading Camp Nou
6 September:Going to the hairdresser can be like a therapy session in reverse.All I have to do is listen.I'm used to him talking for 45 minutes of more, barely pausing for breathor allowing me to get a word in edge-ways.Strangely, I find it quite relaxing.7 September:Five years can go by in a flash.How can I … Continue reading LSNED | Days 6-10
Aside from all but finishing the Traveler's Notebook about our exploits in Sapin,I managed to make a whopping 11 scrapbook pages over the course of two days! Four were 12x12 pocket pages, three were 8.5x11 (a size I'd challenged myself to produce) and the remainder were 12x12(three were double-page spreads and one was a single-page spread). That's what I … Continue reading Weekend Retreat | What Did I Make?
... spent a lot of the time in a car.Not our car, I might add, but one that we were offered the use of ...for the whole weekend.We took advantage and headed out of townto the beauty that is the Chilterns.If only the weather had played ball.
September is the month for teal toes.A poignant reminder and a silent tribute to the memory of beloved Marti.
Hello, September!The Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Everyday. Looking through my blog archives, it appears that I last participated in 2009, and even then, I'd held it over to complete in December. (Do take a peek, The Boy Child was adorable as a … Continue reading Learn Something New Everyday | Days 1-5
And as it ends, it also begins.Summer holidays are overand the adventure of Year 6 is waiting ...
One thing that I was determined to complete during the weekend retreat was my Traveler's Notebook about our recent visit to Spain.See that cake? It was made by one of the delegates and it was there on my work space as an incentive/reward for me finishing the TN. It was a Chocolate Orange cupcake and it was delicious.I … Continue reading Traveler’s Notebook | Spain | Complete
... indulged my love of scrapbooking, in a room full of like-minded ladies ... and it was amazing!There'll be more later this week about the sort of things I made/produced,but let me share the venue with you first.We were based on the glorious campus of theRoyal Agricultural University in Gloucestershire.It was so gorgeous that I immediately … Continue reading This Weekend I …