For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2022

The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin | Kindle | This is an uplifting, feel-good novel which whisks the reader through a whole range of emotions before building to a climax that ties things off just perfectly. I knew I was going to like it a few pages in when AJ, the irascible … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2022

Me on Monday | 30 May

It was a week of mixed weather, admin, horrific news and preparing for a road trip. I went to see Chelsea in Bloom (more on that soon)We had a virtual meeting with a mental health professionalI was left visibly shaken and distressed after learning about the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas. See here for a … Continue reading Me on Monday | 30 May

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2022 Is Here

Lovely Mary-Lou over at Patio Postcards has released this year’s list for the Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt. You can find her post here. Or you can just read on … Source This year's list: PathPeek-A-BooStairsFaceless SelfieSomething That Looks Like A Number or LetterA CornerLeaf VeinSipping OnChanges Shape When WetOMG, The ShoesYellow & Blue TogetherFuzzy Wuzzy TextureAll Gone, EmptyLeft OversWind PowerOh … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2022 Is Here

Central London | Dressed for the Jubilee

The Boy is never going to be able to cope with vast crowds when it comes to marking a national celebratory event on the streets of Central London. He does, however, like to see his home city dressed for an occasion. As do I. The Mall, looking towards Admiralty Arch The Mall Lower Regent Street … Continue reading Central London | Dressed for the Jubilee

The 100 Day Project | 100 Days Later

The 100 Day Project is over for this year and I was creative for every one of those 100 days. Some days, it was a whole load of journaling for The A-Z of Me: Abridged Version; on others, it was merely moving a few photos around on a sheet of cardstock while I thought about … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | 100 Days Later

Me on Monday | 23 May

It was a week of everyday life mixed with extremely distressing news. The gas boiler was servicedA 21-year-old woman was murdered just 10 minutes away from our houseWe dog sat for my sister-in-loveThe Brainy Boy and The Colombian celebrated 10 years of marriage :)I continued working on the Jersey journalThe surveyor came to confirm our … Continue reading Me on Monday | 23 May

Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine – April

There was only one contender this month and that was when I took The Boy to brunch in a Victorian former public convenience. I used the same sketch as April but rotated it a quarter turn. I found the perfect teacup embellies in my stash; they're by Paige Evans for American Crafts. For the journaling, … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine – April