The first two pages created this month were to finish off last year's 12 in 21 album - November and December. For November's spread, I chose a beautiful sunrise. And to wrap up the year, I scraplifted a spread seen on page 71 of the current edition of Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine.
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
During my mid-December cyber crop with The Oldest Friend, amid the chat and the mugs of tea, I made two layouts - both of which had been inspired by layouts seen in the current edition of Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine. For the final spread of 2021's One Little Word | Heart, I scraplifted the … Continue reading Scrapping in 2021 | One Little Word’s Final Layout and a Just Because Festive One
In the run up to festive season, The Brainy One and I discussed the whole ethos of Christmas present buying; we agreed that we would be more considerate in our purchasing, only buying things that would truly be used and loved. Could there be a more ideal pair of socks for me (apart from these, … Continue reading What Was Your Best/Favourite Christmas Present?
I’m taking this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful and love-filled festive season. I’m also taking the opportunity to thank you for reading and commenting this year – I never, ever take your support for granted. Happy, merry everything! The next scheduled post will appear on Wednesday, 29th December.
Before heading home after our night in town, The Boy and I swung by St. Thomas' Hospital on Westminster Bridge Road to see if the Vaccination Centre was accepting teenage walk-ins. They were. The staff were utterly brilliant. Once they knew about The Boy's autism, they went above and beyond to ensure that he was … Continue reading The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present
The Boy and I recently spent a night at my club in town and after dinner, we ventured out on foot to check out the Christmas lights. (I'd been apprehensive about whether we should go into town or not but having decided to do so, we found Central London quieter than expected. We walked wherever … Continue reading London’s Christmas Lights at Night | Photo Heavy
Day 11: was a quiet day walking the dogs in the woods. Day 12: The Boy and I went into town to see the Christmas windows and displays. Day 13: was an unnoticed Elvis the Elf and I paired this entry with a 4x8 filler page. Day 14: was the day when I donated a … Continue reading December Daily | Days 11-15
On a recent Sunday morning, The Boy and I were in town by 09.30 to check out the West End's Christmas windows and displays. We began in Knightsbridge for Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Lots of gold on show at Harrods Love a huge silver mirror ball And yet more gold Harvey Nicks went for outside … Continue reading London’s West End Christmas Windows and Displays
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