TGIF | With A Difference #2

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

Four Fun Things

Source The final part of Hilary Mantel's trilogy about Thomas Cromwell has a release date and I have it on pre-order. Annabel's, Berkeley Square London has been in bloom! The Chelsea Flower Show has been and gone, but many stores in Chelsea and the West End have pulled out all the stops for the occasion. … Continue reading Four Fun Things

The 100 Day Project | One Month In

Having chosen to use these 100 days of creativity to square away numerous unfinished projects, I've made a promising start. I haven't missed a day, although one day found me adding a photo and embellishments at 10 pm. On day 1, I knocked off a Project Life spread from when I took with The Boy … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | One Month In

Four Fun Things

Flamingo-themed wedding invitations are the best. Flamingo flair I loved, loved, loved Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid (review coming at the end of the month). An excellent read Tilly modelled bandanas on Paw Fiesta's Instagram feed. Playing it cool A fun Instagram account to follow is grantdraws. Books captured perfectly

What I Learned From Being Ghosted

In June, 2017, I wrote that I had been on the receiving end of the cruel act of ghosting and was asked recently if the situation behind the ghosting had been resolved. Almost two years on and no, it hasn't. I've hesitated about commenting further here about what happened to me and, ultimately, have decided … Continue reading What I Learned From Being Ghosted

Month in Numbers | March 2019

Did March turn out to be marvellous? Let's see what the numbers tell us: 10 pieces of Happy Mail sent by me. Sadly, I also sent 4 cards acknowledging 4 deaths in the wider family. 3 separate trips booked for later this year - two for the family and a solo adventure for me. My … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March 2019

The History Project | The Restart

Having told you recently that I planned to complete The History Project during the upcoming 100 Day Project, I've actually gone ahead and begun working on it again. Waiting for laundry presents a perfect opportunity It's been a lot of fun to spend time thinking about the first twenty years of my life. I've been … Continue reading The History Project | The Restart

The History Project | Revisited

I signed up for Kerri Bradford's online class, The History Project, in January 2015, full of enthusiasm, but somehow it became one of those online courses that I didn't complete. I came across my uncompleted work in a drawer recently when looking for Lego instructions (as you do). As I flicked through the worksheets, I … Continue reading The History Project | Revisited