The Love of My Other Life by C.J. Connelly | paperback | I received this for Christmas | I quite enjoyed this, but found the plot a little confusing at times. The People on Platform Five by Clare Pooley | Kindle | A group of disparate people are thrown together and gradually become friends as their lives change … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading January 2023
It was a week of wintry weather, of Tilly needing a shower after her daily walks and heartbreaking news. Brunch I had some routine blood tests, all within the normal parameters A friend joined Tilly and me on one of our walks I fitted draft excluder tape around our backdoor, simple to do and immediately … Continue reading Me on Monday | 30 January
We are so grateful and excited for this opportunity that he has been given. He appears to be nailing it.
There are still quite a few weeks to wait before my solo adventure in New York City, but that hasn't stopped me from beginning to put my Traveler's Notebook together. 🙂 All the journaling/filler cards are from In a Creative Bubble, patterned paper from Doodlebug Design and embellishments are from my stash. I trimmed pages … Continue reading New York City 2023 | Traveler’s Notebook
I am both enjoying redoing the pages of our 2009 album and becoming slightly misty-eyed when looking at photos of The Boy as a toddler. 🙂 Here's a look at a then and now: Did you notice that only three photos from the original layout made it onto the new version?
The Boy is now of an age where what we watch on the television together is mostly of interest to all of us. Here's a short list of shows that we have enjoyed recently, should you be curious. The Rig | Amazon Prime | Sci-Fi/Fantasy is not my usual thing, but I'm surprised to find … Continue reading Around Here | What We Have Watched Recently
It was a quieter week at home, which was welcome. It was also a much colder week, which was not so welcome. Blood tests were rescheduled for next week We marked several family birthdays, the birth of a baby and the loss of an uncle I went to the salon to have my eyebrows done … Continue reading Me on Monday | 23 January
I noticed both a rather pleasing symmetry between the current ages of The Boy and The Brainy One, and a layout on Instagram that I was keen to replicate. The layout will go into The Boy's album. I cut out the stars on my Cricut (original: Version 1), they are 3 and a half inches. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2023 | 1661
The dramatisation of Daisy Jones & The Six goes live on Amazon Prime on 3 March in the UK The dramatisation of The Flatshare is live on Paramount +. I watched it via the seven day free trial I am booked for New York City! Suggestions for my itinerary welcome Tilly has been a part … Continue reading Four Fun Things
During 2022, I created a fair amount of traditional 12×12 scrapbook pages. Out of that number, three designs were standout favourites. The above layout was slipped into the post about what scrapbooking has given me over the years and is my absolute favourite of last year. I absolutely love the grid design above and used … Continue reading Scrapbooking | Favourite Layouts of 2022