Week 37: Everything this week was centered around The Boy Child returning to school ... 🙂 Two other highlights were another haircut (which I'm never taking for granted ever again) and a visit to Sywell for a day hanging out with The Brother. Week 38: I picked up the latest offering from J K Rowling … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 37 and 38
Less than 10 minutes' walk from London's Oxford Circus is the beautiful Portland Place, Marylebone. The design of the road is more in keeping with the wide boulevards of Paris. The street was laid out in the 1770s and is thought to be so wide (33 metres/110 feet) as to not obscure the views of … Continue reading Weekday Walk | Portland Place
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Did September turn out to be sensational? Let's see how the numbers looked: Having spent 192 days at home because of the forced closure of schools, The Boy Child returned to formal learning setting this month and was in a classroom for a total of 15 days. He's very happy to be back ... and … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September 2020
Today is the final link-up of this year’s Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt and is hosted by Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. I ticked off everything that I still had as outstanding: 1: A favourite piece of jewelry - a silver bangle from Tiffany, which I bought for myself when I turned 35 years old: 9: Something that starts with … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Final Link-up
Beach Read by Emily Henry: January is a 29-year-old romance writer who no longer believes in happily-ever-after. Demoralised and broke, she moves into the beach house she inherited when her father died, hoping to lick her wounds and finish her current manuscript. But then, in a cruel twist of fate, she discovers her neighbour is … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2020
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. Day 21: Snapping my retainer has proved to be costly. 😦 Day 22: Covid-19 restrictions are likely to be in … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020, Days 21-25
The Polish Embassy in London is currently hosting a free exhibition about the many Poles who flew with the RAF and helped defend Britain from the Luftwaffe in the summer and autumn of 1940. With the current Covid-19 restrictions regarding public gatherings , the 20-panel exhibit hangs on the railings of the embassy. The story … Continue reading Polish Airmen in the Battle of Britain | 80th Anniversary Exhibition at the Polish Embassy
"You're not attractive, Mum." So said The Boy Child when I was midway through telling the story of being wolf-whistled at.
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. Day 16: Waking up in the middle of the night to discover the Met Police's helicopter hovering approximately 300 feet … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 16-20