Me on Monday | 13 March

It was a chilly week with sleet, snow and tracking the weather in New York. I met a friend for lunch Our house alarm system had a much overdue service I applied for an ESTA for my upcoming trip It snowed Work Experience for The Boy was postponed because of commuting difficulties for the guys … Continue reading Me on Monday | 13 March

Frugal February 2023 | How The Month Played Out

I’ve just completed another Frugal February and I feel good about it. It’s been good practice to pause and actively consider whether a purchase is essential – most of the time, it hasn’t been. I’ve saved money, but what of the purchases I did make? Purchases came under one category: scrapbooking supplies – mainly cardstock and glue. But you … Continue reading Frugal February 2023 | How The Month Played Out

Me on Monday | 6 March

It was a week of colder weather, small wins and brunches. Lunch in town with a friend was rearranged I met with the jeweller to confirm how my engagement ring can become wearable again I went to The Boy's Parent/Teacher meeting The Boy went to Work Experience School was closed for a day due to … Continue reading Me on Monday | 6 March

Let’s Sit and Have a Cup of Tea | March 2023

Flower stall at Battersea Well, hello, and thanks so much for joining me for a cup of tea. I am hoping that March is a good month for us, after all the general busyness of February. I can probably rustle up a biscuit or two to go with your tea – a Rich Tea makes for a … Continue reading Let’s Sit and Have a Cup of Tea | March 2023

Month in Numbers | February 2023

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. 43 walks with Tilly 14 online Step classes 28 sessions of online Pilates 3 pieces of Happy Mail sent … Continue reading Month in Numbers | February 2023

Kyiv Road | London’s Notting Hill

To mark one year since the invasion and in an act of solidarity with Ukraine, London's Westminster City Council has renamed one of its roads. Part of Bayswater Road in W2, between Palace Court and Ossington Street, is now named ‘Kyiv Road’ after the Ukrainian capital. Adam Hug, leader of Westminster City Council, explained the change: … Continue reading Kyiv Road | London’s Notting Hill