Month in Numbers | March 2019

Did March turn out to be marvellous? Let's see what the numbers tell us: 10 pieces of Happy Mail sent by me. Sadly, I also sent 4 cards acknowledging 4 deaths in the wider family. 3 separate trips booked for later this year - two for the family and a solo adventure for me. My … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March 2019

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A host of golden daffodils Listening: to radio plays of Sherlock Holmes mysteries. They're surprisingly addictive. Reading: My Glory Was I Had Such Friends by Amy Silverstein. Planning: a few trips away. We would ordinarily have one or two family trips booked by now, but we've held off because the the Brexit debacle. There's also … Continue reading Right Now …

Month in Numbers | February 2019

Did February turn out to be thrilling? Let's take a look at the numbers ... February in numbers 3 nights in beautiful Cambridge thanks to a work trip falling in half-term. One amazing evening at the Jack Petchey Foundation Awards. 8 scrapbook pages created - an even split between traditional and TN. 9 pieces of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | February 2019

Four Fun Things

Time for a little self-indulgence ... Shaun featured my postcard on the shop's Facebook page. (I'm no longer on Facebook; a friend sent me the link and I took a screenshot.) Postcards Home, an online treasure chest selling unique homeware and gifts inspired by travel and design, selected my Instagram image to win their January … Continue reading Four Fun Things

Month in Numbers | January 2019

January was a busy month here at This West London Life ... let's take a look at how the numbers shaped up: January 2019 My biggest daily step count came in at 16,562. I swan 390 lengths of the gym's pool. If it weren't for a u/s heating thermostat, it would have been quite a … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2019

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Right now I'm currently ... Reading:  The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple by Corey Mead. This was a Christmas gift and although I might have picked up a copy myself, I'm disappointed in how just unlikable the couple is. Planning: more Weekday Walks to share with you. Watching: Les … Continue reading Right Now …

A Year of Thanking | The Handwritten Word

Watching The Boy Child write his thank-you cards just after Christmas cemented an idea in my mind.  I'd read about A Year of Magical Thanking via A Cup of Jo back in October and thought it was such a great idea.Such a great idea that I should do my own version in 2019.  Because imitation is … Continue reading A Year of Thanking | The Handwritten Word