Flywheel at Bicester Heritage

We recently attended the popular Flywheel event (formal name: the Classic and Sports Car Show) at Bicester Heritage and enjoyed a terrific day out.  Bicester is about an hour's drive North of London (and is also home to a shopping village) and the weather couldn't have been more perfect. As well as hundreds of classic … Continue reading Flywheel at Bicester Heritage

Month in Numbers | June 2018

There's no doubt that we had a Joyful June!Here's a look at the numbers: One black tie dinner party with 21 of our nearest and dearest.  It was a superb evening and a lot of fun!  And let's not forget the 9 of us who made it to the Survivors' Brunch the next day.  I … Continue reading Month in Numbers | June 2018

Month in Numbers | May 2018

Did May turn out to be marvellous?  Let's see how the numbers panned out: 9 scrapbook pages made … with more at the planning stage. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent … lots of birthdays in May. Fifty: the age I appear to have reached.  I don't have a problem reaching my half-century, but wasn't … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2018

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2018

I was late reading any novels this month.  The first 10 days or so of April were spent reading a guide book to Washington, DC and a map. One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins:  I saw this reviewed in a post called Top 12 Beach Reads, and I loved it.  Imagine you married the love … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading April 2018

December Daily | Days 21-25

Welcome to my favourite project of the year!  Let's see how days 21-25 turned out: Day 21: The first day of the school holidays and we marked it with a visit to the Panto in the West End.  It was really quite rude in places.A simple 7x5 photo of The Boy Child, with journaling on the reverse, … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25

December Daily | Days 11-15

Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year!  Let’s take a look at how days 11-15 turned out: Day 11: I included the recipe for Mulled Cranberry and Raspberry Punch. Between days 11 and 12, I made a pocket to hold The Boy Child's letter to Santa. Day 12: The day I had a marvellous afternoon with my … Continue reading December Daily | Days 11-15