Four Fun Things

Anticipating a lot more time spent outside over the next few months, I'm eyeing this coat from Canada Goose and hoping Santa might leave it under our tree. A Promised Land will also be under the tree and later, on my bookshelf next to Michelle. Check out Julie on Instagram - she hasn't lost her … Continue reading Four Fun Things

Scrapbooking in 2020 #16

The lovely Mary-Lou, of Patio Postcards blog and organiser of the ever-popular Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt, recommended Scrapbooking Quebec on YouTube as a source of scrappy inspiration and she wasn't wrong. 🙂 Taking inspiration from her easy-to-follow videos, I produced two layouts starring our great nephews. The first spread marks the twins joining their big … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #16

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Southern England Revisited

Back in April I reached out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown. Deb wrote about lockdown life in Southern England here. Six months on, she’s kindly written an update, before the government announced a month-long, England-wide lockdown, and has a lot to say … so maybe grab a cuppa. 🙂 In April, when the … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Southern England Revisited

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Canada Revisited

Back in April I reached out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown. Mary-Lou wrote about lockdown life in Canada here. Six months on, she’s kindly written an update and has a lot to say … so maybe grab a cuppa. 🙂 The Autumn Sequel Of Living A Quarantine Life in Ontario, Canada ... … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Canada Revisited

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Texas, USA Revisited

Back in April I reached out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown. Melissa wrote about lockdown life in Texas here. Six months on, she's kindly written an update and has a lot to say ... so maybe grab a cuppa. 🙂 What day is it? Oh yeah, it’s Tuesday…I think. Yeah, … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Texas, USA Revisited

Month in Numbers | September 2020

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

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Final Link-up

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

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #3

I'm posting a few days early for the third link-up of this year’s Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt, is hosted by Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. Her link will go live on Monday, 31 August, but as that is a UK Bank Holiday, I'll be taking the day off. 🙂 I have another 7 items ticked off. 2) Something … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #3

Four Fun Things

London has enjoyed incredible weather over the last few weeks, which has more than made up for the lack of overseas travel. The availability of an online grocery shopping slot appears to be back to pre-Covid times. Series 1 of Virgin River on Netflix is a sweet and easy watch (recommended by the lovely Melissa). … Continue reading Four Fun Things

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2

Today is the second link-up of this year’s Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt and is hosted by Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. I have another 5 items ticked off. 6) Something in the shape of a triangle - take-away pizza: 8) A leaf longer than your hand: 14) Something with wheels - an abandoned rental bike in our local park. … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #2