Scavenger Photography Hunt | Link Up #4

Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is again hosting the Photography Scavenger Hunt this year and today is the fourth and final official link-up. You can find this summer’s list here. Here are my final missing items: 2)  Stripes: Book spines.  8) A Pile Of: A stack of books waiting to be re-shelved in Daunts.  17) … Continue reading Scavenger Photography Hunt | Link Up #4

Month in Numbers | August 2018

Did August turn out to be awesome?  Let's see what the numbers made of it: 9: the number of nights we spent in Valencia, Spain. 2: the number of scrapbooking layouts I completed (including this one).  That's what the Summer holidays do for my creativity. Nil: the number of lengths swum by me in the … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2018

Month in Numbers | July 2018

Did July turn out to be jubilantly joyful?  Let's see what the numbers say: 270 lengths of the pool at the gym. My highest daily step count was 24,898. Just 10 scrapbook pages made (and no TN spreads) this month. 34ºC: our highest temperature this month.  It's been incredible; surely on of the hottest Julys … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2018

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2

Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is again hosting the Photography Scavenger Hunt this year and today is the second official link-up. You can find this summer’s list here. I've been a little on the slow side with spotting what's required, but I have managed to tick off a few more: 6) Glorious Green: spotted at … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2

Scrapping in 2018 #10 | Layer by Layer by Layer

In an attempt to broaden scrapbooking horizons, I recently signed up to Shimelle's new online class, Layer on Layer on Layer.Six weeks of daily prompts (excluding weekends) and the opportunity to bust that stash of years old embellishments, alphas and supplies that I loved when I bought them way back when. Layering isn't something that I … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #10 | Layer by Layer by Layer

Month in Numbers | June 2018

There's no doubt that we had a Joyful June!Here's a look at the numbers: One black tie dinner party with 21 of our nearest and dearest.  It was a superb evening and a lot of fun!  And let's not forget the 9 of us who made it to the Survivors' Brunch the next day.  I … Continue reading Month in Numbers | June 2018

Photography Scavenger Hunt 2018 | Link-Up #1

Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is again hosting the Photography Scavenger Hunt this year and today is the first official link-up.  You can find this summer's list here. Here are my first few finds: 1.) The Rosiness of Red: Tomatoes on bruschetta. 3.) A Framed View: The Best Friend posing with the GoGo Getaway frame. … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt 2018 | Link-Up #1

A Weekend at GoGo Getaway

Back in October last year, The Best Friend suggested we book for the 10th Anniversary weekend of Gogo Getaway.  Having waited almost eight months for it to arrive, that weekend has been and gone.The venue was in a lovely hotel set in gorgeous grounds, around 30 miles from West London.  There's been a lot of … Continue reading A Weekend at GoGo Getaway

Month in Numbers | May 2018

Did May turn out to be marvellous?  Let's see how the numbers panned out: 9 scrapbook pages made … with more at the planning stage. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent … lots of birthdays in May. Fifty: the age I appear to have reached.  I don't have a problem reaching my half-century, but wasn't … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2018

Month in Numbers | April 2018

Blimey, that first quarter of 2018 has whizzed by!  Let's see if April lived up to its promise of awesomeness: We were fortunate to spend 5 nights in Washington, DC.  I sent a total of 2 postcards (What?!  I'm suffering from postcard writing fatigue, obviously) and took 341 photos in the process. A highest Daily … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2018