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

OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook

One thing I've noticed about recording my One Little Word in 2018 ... I'm actually appearing in a photo or two.  Well, one for now, but it's a start.There was always going to be a spread on New York City and I love how the finished spread looks.If you're looking for some inspiration on Traveler's … Continue reading OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook

Month in Numbers | January 2018

I find January to be a month that usually drags its feet.  Not this time around.  Let's see how it worked out: 4: the number of pages in the application form issued by Guide Dogs for the Blind.  All so we could apply to rehome a dog who has been withdrawn from training. 270: the number of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2018

Reading My Way Around the World

A well written novel can take you to so many different places geographically.  Here's a just for fun list of my 5 favourite novels set around the globe: A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute: My all time favourite novel.  We meet our heroine, Jean Paget, post Second World War when she lives in my bit of West … Continue reading Reading My Way Around the World

Blog Review | 2017

Happy New Year to you and yours! The last quarter of 2017 saw me giving this blog a lot of thought.  Not about stopping (as so many favourite bloggers appear to have done in 2017), but more about the direction and content.  Earlier in the year, someone had told me that my blog was all … Continue reading Blog Review | 2017

December Daily | Manifesto

Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year!  Let's see what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like ...Yep, I managed a half-way decent selfie (and confess to being rather startled at many grey silver strands I now appear to have on my head) and yep, I managed to remember to wear … Continue reading December Daily | Manifesto