Football Fever

The FIFA World Cup has rolled around again and England has surpassed expectations.  We have followed the progress of Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and the squad with excitement and a certain amount of disbelief.  The Colombian threw her country's team shirt into the mix ...… and against the odds, Colombia became England's opponents in the … Continue reading Football Fever

Dear Santa

During half-term at the end of last month, I casually asked The Boy Child if he'd like to write his letter to Santa.  It's an activity that has a finite shelf-life and I know that as he's nearly eleven, we must be reaching the end.  But he simply shrugged his shoulders, said, "sure!" and dashed it off in … Continue reading Dear Santa

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link Up #3

Mary-Lou of Patio Postcardsis hosting the third of three link-ups today for this year'sPhotography Scavenger Hunt.(As she lives in Canada, you might want to wait until afternoonhere in the UK before heading over there.) You can see the full list here.My Link #1 is here and Link #2 is here.Here's what I was missing:4) A zig zag.6) A pipe.9) … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link Up #3

LSNED | Days 11-15

11 September: The arrival of Season 3 of Outlander on Amazon Prime makes me happy.12 September: Sometimes, all you need to be is a good listener.13 September: Sometimes, showing up is what's important.The Boy Child turned out for the Year 6 football (soccer) team trial,knowing in his heart of hearts that it was highly unlikelythat he would be … Continue reading LSNED | Days 11-15

Weekend Retreat | What Did I Make?

Aside from all but finishing the Traveler's Notebook about our exploits in Sapin,I managed to make a whopping 11 scrapbook pages over the course of two days! Four were 12x12 pocket pages, three were 8.5x11 (a size I'd challenged myself to produce) and the remainder were 12x12(three were double-page spreads and one was a single-page spread). That's what I … Continue reading Weekend Retreat | What Did I Make?