Month in Numbers | December 2020

As we get to grips with 2021, and thinking about packing away Christmas, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: 26,296 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month. 33rd pint of blood donated. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 31 sessions on online Pilates. 15 online Step classes via YouTube. … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2020

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

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

December Daily 2020 | Days 11-15

Welcome to December Daily, my favourite project of the year. Day 11: was the day I hand-delivered cranberry sauce to local friends. Day 12: was spent in the company of reindeer. 🙂 Day 13: was the day I hand-delivered a few Christmas presents to local friends. Day 14: was the day I went into town … Continue reading December Daily 2020 | Days 11-15

December Daily 2020 | Days 6-10

Welcome to December Daily, my favourite project of the year. Day 6: This was the day The Boy Child and I went into town early on a Sunday morning to look at the West End's festive windows. I printed out two small photos to stick onto a TN filler page and paired it with a … Continue reading December Daily 2020 | Days 6-10

December Daily 2020 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Welcome to December Daily - my favourite project of the year. 🙂 You can see my foundation pages here. This year's Manifesto is super simple - previous experience tells me that this is what works for me. I'll add a photo of me in my Christmas jumper or Santa hat at some point. The Manifesto … Continue reading December Daily 2020 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 45 and 46

Week 45: West London had a few days of weather that was worth photographing. The US election had me gripped, even though the sitting president soon had me shouting at the TV and incandescent with rage (again). The US election result I was hoping for came four days after the USA went to the polls … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 45 and 46

December Daily 2020 | Foundation Pages

This will be my 13th year documenting December and for a very brief moment, I thought about not doing it. The on-going global pandemic will mean a December without us hosting our annual Christmas Drinks Party (a firm favourite), without The Brainy One and I spending a day Christmas shopping (which in reality means a … Continue reading December Daily 2020 | Foundation Pages

Right Now …

Listening to: Nico's playlist and Elgar's Enigma Variations - Nimrod is my favourite piece. Watching: Michael Palin's travel programs via the BBC iPlayer. Reading: everything by new-to-me author, Mhairi McFarlane (she'll be mentioned in my For the Love of Books post at the end of the month). Making: lists for Christmas - gift ideas (most … Continue reading Right Now …