This Weekend I …

Our weekend with friends began early.  The Boy Child and I went directly into town from school pick-up so that we could see the West End's Christmas lights before arriving at the station to meet our friends.Saturday saw us be a little like tourists in the West End - Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden. There may have been … Continue reading This Weekend I …

December Daily | Days 1-5

Welcome to my favourite scrapbooking project of the year!  Let's take a look at how days 1-5 turned out: Day 1:  The day that Elvis the Elf makes an appearance and returns The Boy Child's letter to Santa, which has been stamped as either Naughty or Nice.I think the glimpse of my feet in my slippers … Continue reading December Daily | Days 1-5

Bloggers’ Lunch

If you believe everything you hear/read, blogging is on the decline.  Something to do with people no longer having the concentration levels to read and digest a post of more than a few words.  I disagree, although I recognise that my number of regular readers and commenters has decreased this year.  I believe that the blogging … Continue reading Bloggers’ Lunch

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

On a Random Mission

Yesterday, I did something completely out of character.I approached two well-dressed young men and asked if they would like me to take their picture.I even suggested how they might like to pose.Let me explain ... I follow Heidi Swapp on Instagram and via her blog. As well as being what you might call a big noise in … Continue reading On a Random Mission

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?