This Weekend I …

As we had a visitor staying with us over the weekend whom you might describe as a aviation and automobile enthusiast, Saturday saw us taking a short road trip to the Brooklands Museum.  Brooklands, built in 1907, was the world's first purpose-built motor circuit and the home of British Motorsport and Aviation.During both World Wars, Brooklands was requisitioned by the Government … Continue reading This Weekend I …

Emigration and Dual Nationality | Would You?

With the constant noise surrounding the UK's decision to leave the European Union a never-ending irritant, we've been thinking, in a rather generalised kind of way, about the idea of emigration and/or dual nationality.As it currently stands, I appear to qualify for a passport to another EU country simply because my maternal grandfather happened to … Continue reading Emigration and Dual Nationality | Would You?

ScrapAGoGo

Having just signed up for a weekend residential crop next June (with my best pal; an added bonus), it's time to share a few layouts created over the last week or so. ~ This one just needs a spot of journaling ~ With half-term beginning later today, there'll be almost no time next week to play with … Continue reading ScrapAGoGo

Memos: Mail: Me

After what felt like aeons without Happy Mail of the Received Kind, I took delivery this past week of a fun, and fabulous, new bag (which I purchased here).  I used it over the weekend and it attracted a lot of positive comments and discussion about whether everyone had actually read all the listed titles. The weekend saw … Continue reading Memos: Mail: Me

What Would You Save?

Like many people recently, I'd followed with horrified fascination the footage of the carnage and devastation wreaked by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma et al.  It's difficult to imagine losing your home and all your possessions in such a savage and immediate way.  It's difficult to imagine losing your home and all your possessions full stop.But watching … Continue reading What Would You Save?

When The Plan Doesn’t Work …

I mused recently on how I might scrapbook all the photos from Venice.None of what I have envisaged has materialised.Scrapping has always been a form of therapy for me, but recent realisationshave seen me unsettled and in danger of losing my scrapping mojo(not to mention my mind ...).So for now, the photos are printed and … Continue reading When The Plan Doesn’t Work …