Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 17 (and Probably The Final Part)

As previously mentioned, I'd chosen to end my Covid journals on the day all restrictions were lifted in England. Let's begin with the delay in ending Covid restrictions and an updated green list. I made an interactive flap and used patterned paper of Europe to add interest. The media had been reporting on things the … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 17 (and Probably The Final Part)

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. Day 6: I've put the heavier weight duvets back on the beds too soon. Day 7: The chance to spend … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

Northern Road Trip | Paddleboarding & Kayaking on Coniston Water

The Sunday morning of our long weekend in South Lakeland produced the worst of the weather. 😦 The Boy and The-Friend-Who-Is-Like-My-Brother didn't let a little mizzle and low cloud stop them. The Boy initially went out in the single kayak and then tried out the paddleboard. The Boy has difficulty with co-ordination but managed not … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Paddleboarding & Kayaking on Coniston Water

Van Gogh Alive | Kensington Gardens

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 20,000 square foot light and sound spectacular featuring two-story projections of the artist’s most compelling works. It's a pretty impressive set up. It's also hugely popular. What it's not, however, is an ideal set up for visitors with autism. The Boy was overwhelmed within 10 minutes and I spent … Continue reading Van Gogh Alive | Kensington Gardens

Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London’s Covent Garden

Recently opened at the London Film Museum is the Harry Potter Photographic Exhibiton; housing iconic photographs, the Photographic Exhibition takes fan behind-the-scenes of key moments in the film series, from Harry’s first day at Hogwarts through to the Battle of Hogwarts. There are also plenty of props - the flying Ford Anglia, Voldemort's robes, Hermione's … Continue reading Harry Potter Photographic Exhibition in London’s Covent Garden

The Inclusivity of Football

The final of Euro 2020 is on Sunday evening (BST) (I'm talking about football (soccer to my North American friends)) where Italy will play England at London's Wembley stadium. Delayed from last year, the England team's performance during the competition has brought a smile to the faces of the majority of the nation. Of course, … Continue reading The Inclusivity of Football