15 Things I'm Planning on Doing Throughout 2020

Sometimes, as much as we want to have an endless amount of excitement and cheer for a new year, it’s dreadful. While it can seem like new beginnings and fresh starts for some of us, a new year can also feel like a starting point for a necessary change. There’s so much pressure to make … Continue reading 15 Things I'm Planning on Doing Throughout 2020

Month in Numbers | December 2019

As we get to grips with 2020, a new decade and thinking about packing away Christmas, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: First time I've added an additional 6x12 spread 13 more Christmas cards written and 54 Christmas cards were posted. I took Tilly out 52 times. I wrote 3 more letters as … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2019

Month in Numbers | November 2019

As we begin one of my favourite months of the year, let's look back and see how November's numbers looked: My biggest daily step count for the month was a whopping 24,698. I swam 360 lengths of the pool at the gym. I donated 8 bags of clothes and books to the charity shop. I … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2019

Month in Numbers | October 2019

Was October a good month? Let's see what the numbers say: 4 nights in Bayeux. We celebrated 14 years of marriage. 7 bunches of flowers were given as gifts by me. Some marked an occasion, some were just because. A round-trip of 666 miles driven from West London to Bayeux, Normandy. 19,759 steps walked by … Continue reading Month in Numbers | October 2019

Month in Numbers | September 2019

As we move into Autumn, let's take a look at the numbers and see if September was sensational: Back to school and into Year 8. 3 suppers out - two at the pub and one proper 'grown-ups only' dinner. 30 lessons learned as part of Shimelle's annual Learn Something New Every Day class. The biggest … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September 2019

Month in Numbers | August 2019

I was a little concerned that as August rolled by, I wouldn't have enough numbers for a round-up - I didn't go to the pool at the gym once, I didn't scrapbook (apart from working on the Summer travel journal) and the Year of Thanking project was all but ignored until the last day or … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2019

Month in Numbers | July 2019

Did we have a joyful July? Let's see what the numbers tell us ... 8 hours of tennis at Wimbledon resulted in seeing 4 matches, taking 258 photos (bonkers!), 2 alcoholic drinks and 1 cream tea. We travelled 600 miles round trip to attend X and Y's wedding. I took 143 photos during the 6 … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2019

Month in Numbers | June 2019

Did June turn out to be joyful? I began the spread by adding some visual interest to my Project Life cards. I don't know why I haven't stitched on them before now. Let's take a look at the numbers: A fantastic 4 hours were spent at the Warner Bros Studio Tour (home of the Harry … Continue reading Month in Numbers | June 2019

Month in Numbers | May 2019

Did May turn out to be marvellous? I should say so and here are the numbers to prove it: May's Month in Numbers 31, 985: the daily step count of this magnitude can only mean one thing ... NYC. ... psst! Don't tell, this is just between us ... I may have celebrated a birthday … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2019

Month in Numbers | April 2019

Did I think April was awesome? Let's take a look at the numbers: My largest daily Step Count total: 16,721. 180 lengths swum in the pool. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent. {We had} 2 nights away from home in beautiful Devon. 29 days of the 100 Day Project done and dusted. 7 scrapbook pages … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2019