Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Goals

Last Summer's travelers notebook Given the ongoing pandemic I imagine that most of 2022 will be fairly similar to 2021, and that thought has helped to consolidate this year's scrapbooking goals. Storage for albums remains at a premium, so I'm continuing the theme of one layout for each month this year - 12 in 22. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Goals

Me on Monday | 24 January

It was a bitterly cold week, with plenty of early morning fog. We celebrated two birthdays virtuallyWe booked a trip to Jersey for later this year! We love it there and it ticked all the boxes for reentering the world of air travel I booked my train to the Crop in the Country weekend in … Continue reading Me on Monday | 24 January

For the Love of Books | Favourite Reads of 2021

There wasn't a stand out favourite amongst all the books I read last year, no equivalent of Eleanor or Daisy, but I still have six titles that I'd encourage you to read. The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth | A multi-layered story about a quirky librarian struggling with social functioning read in May 2021. Where … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Favourite Reads of 2021

Scrapping in 2021 | Favourite Layouts

During 2021, I created a fair amount of traditional 12x12 scrapbook pages. Out of that number, three designs were standout favourites and regular readers will know that each of these designs was used more than once. The grid design first made an appearance in early March and was one of the most liked of my … Continue reading Scrapping in 2021 | Favourite Layouts

Me on Monday | 17 January

It was a week where not much happened, probably because we stayed close to home. The Boy was pinged a second time for a possible Covid-19 contact - three of his classmates subsequently tested positive - so he had another 7 days of daily lateral flow testsI went to the orthodontist to have my permanent … Continue reading Me on Monday | 17 January

Month in Numbers | December 2021

As we get to grips with 2022, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: 8 visits with friends and family 57 Christmas cards written and addressed 64 Christmas cards posted 1st class 22 photos of the West End's decorations at night 16 Christmas presents wrapped up 15 thank-you notes written by The Boy - … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2021