For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2022

The Stealth Ops series (10 books) by Brittany Sahin | Kindle: I came across these on Instagram and they're a lot of fun. The series follows a team of off-the-books Navy SEALS - cue lots of dangerous missions combined with steamy romance. Each member of the SEALS' team has their own book. The Bet by … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading July 2022

Slow Summer | Secret London Beneath Our Feet

Grill in the middle of Charing Cross Road It doesn't matter how long I have lived in London for, I know that there is always something new to discover. And I particularly enjoy it when I learn about something that is supposedly hidden right under my feet. 🙂 The Boy and I had come in … Continue reading Slow Summer | Secret London Beneath Our Feet

Slow Summer | Weekday Walk | The Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden

Created in memory of London's East End residents killed in World War II, the Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden sits on the former site of Hermitage Wharf, which was destroyed in a firebomb raid in December 1940. When the area came to be redeveloped in the late 1990s, the builders of a new block of flats … Continue reading Slow Summer | Weekday Walk | The Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden

Summer Plans 2022 | Where COVID-19 Is Still A Factor

The Summer holidays are here and Covid cases are rising again - currently one person in seventeen in England has the virus. Yet again, I am asking the question ... How do I give The Boy a great Summer without potentially putting any of us at risk? Like last year, the answer has actually been … Continue reading Summer Plans 2022 | Where COVID-19 Is Still A Factor

Me on Monday | 25 July

A week of record temperatures and the start of the Summer holidays. 🙂 I purchased end of year gifts for staff at The Boy's schoolOur bit of West London hit 40C at 15.00 hours on Tuesday, 19 JulyI purchased new school uniform while it had 20% offThe Boy had his feet measured and new school … Continue reading Me on Monday | 25 July

Weekday Walk | The Mayfair Art Trail 2022

South Molton Street The Boy and I walked the streets of Mayfair recently, following this year's Art Trail. It has to be said that it was quite a frustrating 90 minutes - many of the installations didn't appear to be where the map said they would be, it was quite peoplely and it was humid. … Continue reading Weekday Walk | The Mayfair Art Trail 2022

Home Décor | From Playroom to Library | Photo Heavy

The room in our house used as a playroom for The Boy has long outgrown its purpose. Most afternoons Tilly could be found in there, curled up fast asleep in a sunny spot on the sofa. After an initial consultation with The Boy, we've renamed it The Library and he and I have made choices … Continue reading Home Décor | From Playroom to Library | Photo Heavy

Me on Monday | 18 July

It was a week of hot, hot, hot weather in London, with the promise of more to come. The carpenter came to begin installation of the new bookcase The Brainy One and I viewed the finished redevelopment in our neighbourhood, which we didn't like very much. It can be yours if you have £2.5 millionI … Continue reading Me on Monday | 18 July