December Daily is off and running and I’m using the mini book I made recently to record twenty five stories of our Christmas season. Additional journaling cards are from In a Creative Bubble. Day 11 | The story of the day was visiting the Knightsbridge to see the Christmas decorations. I made a flip card to house a … Continue reading December Daily | Days 11-15
It was a week of unexpected weather and full of festive fun. We had snow I had my flu jab The Boy starred in his Christmas Concert. He sang a solo. The first verse of Silent Night. In German. A friend and I went for a festive Afternoon Tea The same friend and I went … Continue reading Me on Monday | 19 December
It was a quiet week, right up until it wasn't. November Rain I discovered that my wellies have sprung a leak I went to a football match with a friend ... more on that soon I popped into town and rode the Elizabeth Line straight through to Bond Street, no more having to change at … Continue reading Me on Monday | 14 November
I had the honour of being in the audience at this year's Festival of Remembrance at London's Royal Albert Hall. Organised by the Royal British Legion, this year the festival commemorated the charity's 100 years of service to the Armed Forces community. Tomos Roberts (aka Tomfoolery) reciting Alive with Poppies Also marked were the 30th … Continue reading Festival of Remembrance 2021
The news here in the UK and around the world continues to be grim. 😦 In the spate of a few days, London moved from Tier 2 to Tier 4 and Christmas was effectively cancelled. Then we learned about the new variant of Covid-19 and most of Europe, following France's lead, closed their borders to … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 9
Three more spreads have been added to the One Little Word traveler's notebook: The Ceremony of the Keys: The Festival of Remembrance: And, last but not least, Tilly's family reunion: There's just one double page left - perfect for Christmas and wrapping up a year of thriving.
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to attend the Royal British Legion's Festival of Remembrance at London's Royal Albert Hall. This year I made it happen for The Boy Child and me. On the Saturday before Remembrance Sunday, the Royal British Legion hosts a televised commemoration and celebration of our country's … Continue reading Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall
I'm pleased to have rediscovered the urge to create a few more 12x12 pages (although that's not to say I haven't enjoyed working with pocket pages recently). I added one double spread to this year's album about Guernsey - there was no need to add more, as the trip is recorded in its own album. … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #8
Four more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook: That visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea ... That magical outing ... The Brother's birthday ... That day at Wimbledon ... What have you been creating?
The lovely Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is hosting the annual Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt again this year. Hop on over to her blog to see who else is joining in. Here's what I have found so far: #1: An Outdoor Clock: The clock in Figure Court, Royal Hospital Chelsea - 4 June 2019 #6: … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt 2019 | Link #1