December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 6 was about donating toiletries, socks and gloves via the school to our local homeless shelter.Day 7 was about a fun evening at the school's Christmas Disco.Day 8 was about a superb day in the Cotswolds with my Goddaughter and her family.  I wanted … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party.  It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Weekday Walks | Christmas Windows

The Boy Child and I spent a day recently roaming London's West End checking out the Christmas windows.  We began at Knightsbridge and ended at Green Park, having covered Sloane Street, Berkeley Square and Bond Street in between. Here's a few of our favourites ...  ~ Harrods ~ Because who doesn't wear a dress like … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Christmas Windows

December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year.  Let's begin by seeing what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like … My manifesto for December Daily 2018 came down to just a few sentences (and they were inspired by the ever-brilliant Ali Edwards): December, welcome back!  Twenty five days in which … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what's important.  The Brainy One and I have given to charity all year round for all of our married life, but for the last few years we have stepped … Continue reading Five Ways to Give Back this Christmas

Dear Mum and Dad

Back in the Summer, I made The Boy Child a Secret Keeper ...  after I'd had a chat with him about Santa.  He wasn't very impressed with neither me nor the 'secret', truth be told, but he rallied when I pointed out he could still write a Christmas Wish List. Did you notice that he … Continue reading Dear Mum and Dad

Month in Numbers | November 2018

I probably write this every early December; how can we be heading towards Christmas?  But what about November?  Let's take a look at the numbers: 100 years since the Armistice ended the First World War.  Lest we forget. 20,633 was my highest daily step count total. 15 Christmas presents bought and wrapped ... some of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2018