Month in Numbers | December 2021

As we get to grips with 2022, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: 8 visits with friends and family 57 Christmas cards written and addressed 64 Christmas cards posted 1st class 22 photos of the West End's decorations at night 16 Christmas presents wrapped up 15 thank-you notes written by The Boy - … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading December 2021

I finally finished Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon just before Christmas. 🙂 Beginner's Luck by Kate Clayborn (Kindle): I saw this recommended by Mrs Darcy and found it the prefect light read over Christmas. 🙂 Clayborn also wrote Love at First. I received three books as Christmas gifts, more … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading December 2021

December Daily | Days 6-10

Day 6 was finally being able to assemble correctly the stars now hanging in our kitchen window. 🙂 Day 7 was about the legendary double issue of the Radio Times going on sale and Carols by Candlelight. I included my negative lateral flow test after a comment by Mary-Lou. 🙂 Day 8 was all about … Continue reading December Daily | Days 6-10

Month in Numbers | October 2021

How did October turn out? Let's see what the numbers made of it. 60th birthday celebrated. 4 pieces of Happy Mail sent 16 years married 46 walks with Tilly. 27,698 steps walked by me on my busiest day* 13 online Step classes with Jenny Ford via YouTube 1 night away 14 traditional scrapbook pages created … Continue reading Month in Numbers | October 2021

Month in Numbers | September 2021

Did September turn out to be sensational? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 10 separate visits with friends and family 7 pieces of Happy Mail written and posted 5 bags of clothes and books donated to charity 3 haircuts, including the all-important back-to-school one 48 walks with Tilly 30,119 steps walked by me … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September 2021

Summer Photograhy Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Final Link-up

Today is the third and final link-up for this year’s SPHS and is hosted by the lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. #2: Favourite Time of Day - any time spent with a flask of tea by the Thames. #9: Something Older Than You - Keats. You can read his story here. #11: The Shape of Round - a … Continue reading Summer Photograhy Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Final Link-up

Month in Numbers | August 2021

Was August awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 11.5 days of having the decorator in the house 30 pieces of Happy Mail written, addressed and posted 33,745 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 34 walks with Tilly The Boy received his 1st dose of the Pfizer vaccine … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2021

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Link–up 2

Today is the second link-up for this year’s SPHS and is hosted by the lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. #1: A breakfast of champions: #3: Something to represent home but not the building - house keys (they have a story of their own): #4: Head in the clouds - shapes or interesting patterns - after the rain: #14: … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Link–up 2