Scrapbooking in 2020 #20

For my final spot of scrapbooking this year I returned to a favourite design. Both photos were sent through over Christmas via WhatsApp groups and I was in the mood for a spot of here-and-now creating. I absolutely love this design - it's so eye-catching and also a great way to use up sticker sheets. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #20

Scrapbooking in 2020 #16

The lovely Mary-Lou, of Patio Postcards blog and organiser of the ever-popular Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt, recommended Scrapbooking Quebec on YouTube as a source of scrappy inspiration and she wasn't wrong. 🙂 Taking inspiration from her easy-to-follow videos, I produced two layouts starring our great nephews. The first spread marks the twins joining their big … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #16

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Australia Revisited

Back in April I reached out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown. K wrote about lockdown life in Australia here. Six months on, she’s kindly written an update and has a lot to say … so maybe grab a cuppa. 🙂 Living in the country can sometimes be seen as being a disadvantage – … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Australia Revisited

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 41 and 42

Week 41: I collected my new retainer from the orthodontist. Autumn has arrived in our favourite local park. We met up with my SiL to walk our dogs together. We celebrated the twins' birthday over Zoom. Week 42: I popped into the salon to get my eyebrows done. 🙂 Not shown are the haircuts three … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 41 and 42

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 39 and 40

Week 39: The week began with a visit to the orthodontist. I dropped off a lot of donations at Oxfam. Autumn had arrived, but I remained sockless. The PM addressed the Nation for a second time and he left me frustrated and annoyed. Week 40: I met up with my friends for a socially-distanced chat … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 39 and 40

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 37 and 38

Week 37: Everything this week was centered around The Boy Child returning to school ... 🙂 Two other highlights were another haircut (which I'm never taking for granted ever again) and a visit to Sywell for a day hanging out with The Brother. Week 38: I picked up the latest offering from J K Rowling … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 37 and 38

Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 5

To be honest, I'd rather forgotten about the Covid-19 journal ... however, now that we have a semblance of normality in our lives with The Boy Child back at school, I've picked it up again. Into the album has gone a haircut - just the story and a single embellishment: Included next was a visit … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 5

Month in Numbers | August 2020

Was August amazing? Let's see what the numbers have to say: Another 31 days with lockdown measures in place, bringing the UK total to 163 days. 8 get-togethers with family members. 🙂 7 pieces of Happy Mail sent ... and 1 piece of Unhappy Mail. My highest daily step count in quite a while - … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2020

Life in Lockdown | Northern Roadtrip – Ulverston

I have been visiting the South Lakeland market town of Ulverston for about 45 years. I spent part of every Summer holiday here in the late '70s and early '80s. As an adult, I've been here for weddings, several significant birthdays and funerals. I brought The Brainy One here a few months before we got … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Northern Roadtrip – Ulverston