So it seems all I had to do was wait for him to want to do it. What am I talking about? Scrapbooking, obviously ... When we returned from Washington DC, I casually asked him if he'd like to make a Project Life-style journal. And he said yes.We kept it extremely simple. Project Life journaling … Continue reading He’s A Crafty One
I was late reading any novels this month. The first 10 days or so of April were spent reading a guide book to Washington, DC and a map. One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins: I saw this reviewed in a post called Top 12 Beach Reads, and I loved it. Imagine you married the love … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2018
How I love this project! This month, there's a spread that features me. Wonders will never cease, that makes two occasions so far this year where I make an appearance.And sometimes a photo of a cute cat sums up exactly what you want to convey.Back in January, I thought I might struggle to fill a … Continue reading OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook
I'm planning a dinner soon and was chatting with The Brainy One recently about who to invite and our conversation went a little like this: Him: "What about X and Y?" Me: "No, we haven't heard from them in years!" Him: "Why is that, do you think?" And therein lies the rub. Friendship is a … Continue reading Reconnecting with Friends
I'm currently ... Watching: Series 4 of Bosch on Amazon Prime. Smart and complicated drama. Listening: Soundtrack to The Greatest Showman. On repeat. Making: Project Life-style journaling cards for the 100 Day Project. Reading: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty. Planning: a birthday dinner party. To mark a significant number. What are you up to?
Our weekend in a nutshell: supper at the pub, the tower of Westminster Cathedral, Bicester Scramble, Pimm's and supper in the garden.
The Boy Child asked if we could take in a basketball game during our visit to Washington, DC. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, I was able to ascertain that the Washington Wizards were due to play a home fixture against the Atlanta Hawks during our visit, and that, happily, the venue was a … Continue reading Washington, DC | Basketball
I knew that we were in with a chance of seeing Washington, DC's world-famous cherry blossoms in bloom. Turns out that I timed our visit perfectly, as the days we were in town were described as 'peak bloom'. Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees … Continue reading Washington, DC | Cherry Blossoms
I'd pre-booked a tour of the US Capitol Building a few weeks before we travelled to Washington, DC. It's one of those buildings that's instantly recognisable, probably because of its similarity to the magnificent St. Paul's Cathedral ... and seven series of West Wing.The tours are free and last around an hour, maybe a little … Continue reading Washington, DC | The Capitol Building
A short Metro ride from Downtown DC is Arlington National Cemetery, which is where the United States buries her war dead and military veterans (if that is what they/their family want). The grounds cover 624 acres and there are 400,000+ graves.There are a few famous internees, and perhaps the most well-known one is President John … Continue reading Washington, DC | Arlington Cemetery