The lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog pointed me recently in the direction of Brené Brown‘s new weekly gratitude practice, TGIF. Most of us would recognise TGIF as an acronym for Thank God It’s Friday, but in Brené’s world it stands for Trusting, Grateful, Inspired and Fun. #coventgardeninbloom Trusting: that I have enough of a Summer timetable in … Continue reading TGIF | With a Difference #4
We took a road trip North recently in order to attend the wedding of the-friend-who-is-like-my-brother. The groom and Lola The Boy Child wore a three-piece suit for the first time and, even though I say it myself, looked very dapper and grown up. Sharp dressed man Yours truly gave her new dress its second outing … Continue reading Lakeland Wedding
Tilly's treat Listening: to Keane's new single, "The Way I Feel" (and thinking that they sound like The Killers. Watching: and enjoying Series One of Madame Secretary on Amazon Prime. Reading: Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie (review to follow). Processing: 143 photos from our first wedding of the summer. Making: the 6x8 album needed for … Continue reading Right Now …
Four more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook: That visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea ... That magical outing ... The Brother's birthday ... That day at Wimbledon ... What have you been creating?
With autism, there is a love of the familiar, of patterns and routine. There is also the risk that it becomes a case of been there, done that. I ummed and aahed for quite a while before purchasing tickets for Giffords Circus and then decided the two of us who wanted to go again this … Continue reading Gifford’s Circus | Revisited
A lady I see regularly at the gym's pool surprised me recently with an invitation to join her for the second day of Wimbledon, as she had a spare ticket for Number One Court. I was both unbelievably touched that she'd thought to ask me and unbelievably excited. The tennis lovers in place for the … Continue reading Wimbledon 2019
Taken as a whole, I loved this project. I missed just one day out of the 100 and didn't stress about it. Three of my five targeted projects were finished (and I'm seriously glad to have The History Project done and dusted) and the remaining two are further along than they were 100 days ago. … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | The End
Over excited ladies Shared interests can bring about a friendship. Wimbledon with her has been one of the best days of this year.
This year's temporary installation at the Serpentine Gallery in London's Hyde Park has been designed by Junya Ishigami, a Japanese architect. There was a dark cloud over the whole project after reports emerged of Ishigami using unpaid interns to bring the pavilion to life. Sixty one tonnes of slate are held aloft by 106 wire-thin … Continue reading Summer Installation | Serpentine Pavilion 2019