Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album

I've added a few more spreads to The Boy's album (volume 7) ... There's a double spread for the run up to last Christmas - an old grid design (from either Ali or Shimelle): There's also a single spread about visiting Lacock last October (apologies for the wonky image): And there's a spread about an … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album

Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4

The 2020 album is now complete - a title page and one layout for each month. 🙂 October: was about our road trip to Lacock. I adapted a design from Shimelle's 4x6 Photo Love class to suit my needs. I have a total of 7 photos on one spread. I went with strong Autumn-patterned papers … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4

Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 9

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

Blog Review 2020

Let me begin by thanking you for reading, commenting and staying with me throughout 2020. It was quite the year. And that last sentence was quite the under statement. Let’s also take a look at the all-important numbers: I wrote 254 posts, totaling 40,479 words. I have 239 followers. There were 1,979 comments, averaging 8 … Continue reading Blog Review 2020

Scrapbooking in 2020 #20

For my final spot of scrapbooking this year I returned to a favourite design. Both photos were sent through over Christmas via WhatsApp groups and I was in the mood for a spot of here-and-now creating. I absolutely love this design - it's so eye-catching and also a great way to use up sticker sheets. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #20

December Daily | Days 21-25

Welcome to December Daily, my favourite project of the year. Day 21: was the day I wrote about cancelled plans. Day 22: was the day we donated cash and groceries to food bank. Day 23: was the day more bad news relating to Covid-19 was released and I struggled with it. Day 24: was the … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25

December Daily | Days 16-20

Welcome to December Daily, my favourite project of the year. Day 16: was the day London moved up into Tier 3 - Very High Risk. Day 17: was the last day of term and Christmas Jumper Day. Day 18: was the day I planned which festive films I'd like to watch. (So far, The Boy … Continue reading December Daily | Days 16-20

Four Ways to Give Back During A Global Pandemic

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what’s important.  The Brainy One and I give to charity all year-round and have done since we were first married. This year, so many more people are in need … Continue reading Four Ways to Give Back During A Global Pandemic

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 49 and 50

Week 49: We went early with the Christmas decorations. The Boy Child captured a beautiful sunrise as he waited for the bus to school. I made the first batch of cranberry sauce. The double-issue of Radio Times went on sale. London's West End was looking very festive and there was a glorious sunset. Week 50: … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 49 and 50