The Shuttleworth Collection is a private collection of historic aircraft and vehicles based at Old Warden in Bedfordshire. Run as a charity, the Collection is open to the public and runs flying events throughout the summer months. Spitfire In a complete contrast to RIAT, the air shows feature aircraft from World Wars I and II … Continue reading Families Air Show at the Shuttleworth Collection
You know you must have done something right when someone from Australia gets in touch to say they'll be in London and wants to meet up. The young lady in question is the grand daughter of Mum's penfriend, Kay, and I haven't seen her since The Brainy One and I visited Australia in 2005. We … Continue reading She Came From a Land Down Under
I went back to Shimelle's 4x6 Photo Love class for inspiration on how to record the Lakeland Wedding in this year's album. I love how it's turned out and I think it might actually be my favourite layout of the year so far. By constructing a folded cardstock panel, I was able to add a … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #9
Two more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook ... The Lakeland Wedding... and RIAT ... What have you been creating?
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
We took a road trip North recently in order to attend the wedding of the-friend-who-is-like-my-brother. The groom and Lola The Boy Child wore a three-piece suit for the first time and, even though I say it myself, looked very dapper and grown up. Sharp dressed man Yours truly gave her new dress its second outing … Continue reading Lakeland Wedding
Tilly's treat Listening: to Keane's new single, "The Way I Feel" (and thinking that they sound like The Killers. Watching: and enjoying Series One of Madame Secretary on Amazon Prime. Reading: Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie (review to follow). Processing: 143 photos from our first wedding of the summer. Making: the 6x8 album needed for … Continue reading Right Now …
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?
Having worked on the Guernsey album recently, pocket page scrapbooking has definitely been the method of choice these last few weeks, but I did find time to make two 12x12 pages. First up is a page about meeting up with The Brother on his birthday. He's not the sort of chap to make a fuss, … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #7
The lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog pointed me recently in the direction of Brené Brown‘s new weekly gratitude practice, TGIF. Most of us would recognise TGIF as an acronym for Thank God It’s Friday, but in Brené’s world it stands for Trusting, Grateful, Inspired and Fun. Because, Tilly Trusting: that the weather will be kind for an … Continue reading TGIF | With A Difference #2