Month in Numbers | November 2018

I probably write this every early December; how can we be heading towards Christmas?  But what about November?  Let's take a look at the numbers: 100 years since the Armistice ended the First World War.  Lest we forget. 20,633 was my highest daily step count total. 15 Christmas presents bought and wrapped ... some of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2018

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2018

November was a 50:50 split between real life book and the Kindle. Educated by Tara Westover: earlier this year I read an article about a girl who had the barest of educations but somehow ended up with a PhD from Cambridge. "Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2018

December Daily | Foundation Pages

Welcome to this year's December Daily; it's my favourite project of the year.  Ordinarily I begin work on the foundation pages in mid-October, but this year there was a blip in my plan. The calendar was a free download from Ali. The kit I'd ordered via Scrapbook & Cards Today in late September failed to … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

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