Five Acts of Self Care

We're experiencing a frustrating time just now over The Boy Child's high school placement.  What should have been a simple process has morphed into hours spent calling and emailing the so-called educational professionals in the search of a concrete answer.  And right in the middle of it, The Brainy One reminded me of something important … Continue reading Five Acts of Self Care

OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook

How I love this project! This month, there's a spread that features me.  Wonders will never cease, that makes two occasions so far this year where I make an appearance.And sometimes a photo of a cute cat sums up exactly what you want to convey.Back in January, I thought I might struggle to fill a … Continue reading OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook

Right Now …

I'm currently ... Watching: Series 4 of Bosch on Amazon Prime.  Smart and complicated drama. Listening: Soundtrack to The Greatest Showman.  On repeat. Making: Project Life-style journaling cards for the 100 Day Project. Reading: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty. Planning: a birthday dinner party.  To mark a significant number. What are you up to?

Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

A friend recently treated me to Afternoon Tea with a difference.  We spent 90 minutes aboard a classic Routemaster London bus, sipping tea and scoffing nibbling dainty sandwiches and tiny cakes as we went.It was great fun, although I was initially rather concerned about sloppage from the teapots ... no need.  Your preferred hot drink … Continue reading Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

For the Love of Books | Reading about London

Friends know that I love me a whole bunch of facts and figures.  Especially about my adopted home city.  The quirkier the better.Which is why I was delighted recently to be given a copy of Bizarre London by David Long.  Divided into twenty two chapters, it's perfect for dipping into ... opening at random and … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Reading about London

Month in Numbers | February 2018

February flew by, short month that it was.  Let's take a look at how it turned out:I met with friends twice for coffee and a chat. 20,117 was my highest daily step count. 14 pancakes were made, tossed and consumed on Shrove Tuesday. 180 lengths were swum by me.  Visits were hampered by half-term and … Continue reading Month in Numbers | February 2018

This Weekend I …

We kicked off the weekend with some unexpected, but entirely welcome, visitors...... we left them in bed on Saturday morning when we left the house early for Autism | Early Birds at the Science Museum.After our friends left, the afternoon saw us catch up with Cachirulo and Los Pequeños for a belated 3rd birthday get … Continue reading This Weekend I …