Blood Brothers

You may have seen last week that we recently took The Boy Child to see the masterpiece that is Willy Russell's Blood Brothers. The story is a contemporary nature versus nurture plot, revolving around fraternal twins Mickey and Eddie, who were separated at birth, one subsequently being raised in a wealthy family, the other in a poor family. The … Continue reading Blood Brothers

Learn Something New Every Day |Days 26-30

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle was running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day. Like last year, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 26: RSVPing 'No' to a wedding invitation is harder than it might seem. Day 27: Obtaining an … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day |Days 26-30

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Two more spreads have been added to my Nourish Traveller's Notebook ... The first one features the friends who now live in Spain.  Their hospitality and generosity towards us as a family can't be underestimated.The second spread also features friends.  Local friends who always know when a get together is the best medicine.It seems that … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link Up#3

Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is again hosting the Photography Scavenger Hunt this year and today is the third official link-up. You can find this summer’s list here. 7) An Unexpected Reflection: There's me, captured in the mirror. 9) Looks Smaller Than You: Statue of King Charles II at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. 12) Bell(s): … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link Up#3

Summer Holiday | Traveler’s Notebook

Earlier this month, we nipped over to Valencia in Spain to see friends.  Along with supplies for The Boy Child's Summer Scrapbook, I packed a traveler's notebook.  The Boy Child managed to keep on top of his project better then I did, perhaps because mine is more detailed.At the time of drafting this post, I … Continue reading Summer Holiday | Traveler’s Notebook

Summer Scrapbook

Have you heard that expression, "What's need got to do with it?"  That was me recently, right at the moment I clicked 'buy'.I have an ongoing 12x12 album for our travels this year (New York City, Washington, DC and Jersey).  I use a Traveler's Notebook for a spot of scrapbooking on the road. I have … Continue reading Summer Scrapbook