Me on Monday | 26 September

It was a week where things began to adapt to the new normal. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows done The Brainy One had lunch with a former colleague The Brainy One received an invitation to make an appointment for a Covid booster I met another autism mum for a cuppa and … Continue reading Me on Monday | 26 September

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. September sky Day 11 | It's okay to have a day where you don't learn anything 🙂 Day 12 | … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Rainbow over Windsor Castle just minutes after the death of HM Queen Elizabeth was announced Day 6 | Times passes … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

Me on Tuesday | 20 September

It was a week where our everyday life ran alongside historic times. Floral tributes to HM the Queen, Green Park We seemed to spend an inordinate amount of time watching the BBC The Brainy One took a car full of recycling to the recycling centre The Best Friend and I went into town to see … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 20 September

Month in Numbers | August 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Was August awesome? Let’s see what the numbers made of it: 11 Step classes via YouTube 26 sessions of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2022

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. The back-to-school haircut Day 1: My favourite podcast is back on BBC Sounds ... Americast Day 2: Measuring the correct amount of … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

Summer Road Trip 2022 | Commonwealth War Cemeteries | Belgium

Lijssenthoek Cemetery There are just over 600 British war cemeteries in Belgium, a staggering figure, and to visit them all would be a major undertaking. I think we visited five, including Tyne Cot, and we chose them for a number of reasons - the grave of the youngest casualty on the Western Front, graves of … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2022 | Commonwealth War Cemeteries | Belgium

Summer Road Trip 2022 | Talbot House – Toc H, Poperinge | Belgium

Talbot House, Poperinge Toc H During the Great War, Poperinge was part of 'unoccupied' Belgium. Away from the turmoil of battle in the Ypres Salient, the town developed into the nerve centre of the British sector. In the heart of this bustling town, Army chaplains Neville Talbot and Philip 'Tubby' Clayton opened a club and … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2022 | Talbot House – Toc H, Poperinge | Belgium

Me on Monday | 12 September

It was a week where the United Kingdom's Elizabethan Age came to an end. 😦 The Boy went back to school; I went back to work I tackled redecorating my office/craft room over the course of the week Tilly and I were caught several times in heavy downpours There was a lot more Life Admin … Continue reading Me on Monday | 12 September