Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo CraftAway | Essex

The Best Friend and I spent last weekend inside a function room of a large golf club in semi-rural Essex. We were there for the Kitty Boo CraftAway, which is run by the immensely talented Karen. Crop delegates Required selfie with The Best Friend There were twelve festive-themed classes on offer, all suitable to be … Continue reading Crop in the Country | Kitty Boo CraftAway | Essex

Stranger Things

Do you remember when you were a child and your parents warned you not to talk to strangers? Do you remember constantly telling your children today not to meet up with 'friends' they met on the internet? The Boy Child and I recently did both of those things. We even met arranged to meet a … Continue reading Stranger Things

10 Things About 10 Years of Blogging

I wrote my first {short} blog post on the 2nd February, 2008.  During 2018, I wrote a series of posts called On This Day where I randomly selected dates to look back at. I can hardly believe that as I move into year eleven, here I am, still tapping away at the keyboard and hitting … Continue reading 10 Things About 10 Years of Blogging

The Get to Work Book

When I rebranded this blog, I decided to use a dedicated planner for potential blog post ideas.  One that ran like a diary, but had enough space for jottings, draft posts and the general minutiae required to run a reasonably well organised blog. I settled on the Get to Work book as my planner.  Which is actually faintly … Continue reading The Get to Work Book

Bloggers’ Lunch

If you believe everything you hear/read, blogging is on the decline.  Something to do with people no longer having the concentration levels to read and digest a post of more than a few words.  I disagree, although I recognise that my number of regular readers and commenters has decreased this year.  I believe that the blogging … Continue reading Bloggers’ Lunch

Too Much Information?

Yesterday, Shimelle's Blogging For Scrapbookers prompt talked about the dangers of putting too much information voluntarily out there in cyberspace.  I've mentioned this before, I know, but when I began blogging DH made it very clear that he didn't want to be identifiable in any way and we both agreed that DS shouldn't be, either.But what about … Continue reading Too Much Information?

Blogging For Scrapbookers: Revisited

You may have noticed that Shimelle Laine is re-running her hugely popular Blogging for Scrapbookers class again, followed up in April with a new and up to date sequel.  As Amy put it so well, Shimelle's online classes are some of the best around. They are economical, they provide access to class materials, message boards and forums forever, they … Continue reading Blogging For Scrapbookers: Revisited