For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2018

November was a 50:50 split between real life book and the Kindle. Educated by Tara Westover: earlier this year I read an article about a girl who had the barest of educations but somehow ended up with a PhD from Cambridge. "Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2018

December Daily | Foundation Pages

Welcome to this year's December Daily; it's my favourite project of the year.  Ordinarily I begin work on the foundation pages in mid-October, but this year there was a blip in my plan. The calendar was a free download from Ali. The kit I'd ordered via Scrapbook & Cards Today in late September failed to … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

Right Now …

Supporting a friend who is going through a difficult time.  A pot of tea always helps. Thinking about Christmas. Reading Wonder by RJ Palacio. Watching the new series of Outlander on Amazon Prime. Realising that good health is not guaranteed. Making not as many scrapbook pages as I might like. Listening to Stephen Fry read … Continue reading Right Now …

Snowshill Manor

Two miles from beautiful Broadway lies Snowshill Manor.  We visited recently (at our third attempt) and met up with my God Daughter and her family.I've only ever heard good things about Snowshill and it didn't disappoint.   It's a sixteenth century country house, best known for its twentieth century owner, Charles Paget Wade, an eccentric man who … Continue reading Snowshill Manor