Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – At Home Revisited

Back in April, as well as reaching out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown, I also wrote a short piece about my own lockdown experiences. Six months on, I've written another, so grab a cuppa and pull up a chair. As I type this, London currently sits in Tier 2 - … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – At Home Revisited

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

Scrapbooking in 2020 #14

As I've previously mentioned, I wasn't entirely convinced by the class examples included with my box of goodies from Crop in the Country ... but with some creative thinking and encouragement from The Best Friend, I produced several layouts I'm happy with. I focused my efforts on updating early pages from The Boy Child's albums. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #14

A Virtual Crop in the Country

The first weekend of October should have seen me and The Best Friend spending two days together at Crop in the Country, a weekend get together in Wiltshire. You won't be surprised to learn that it was cancelled. The organisers, however, were efficient and sent out a box full of scrappy goodness to each delegate … Continue reading A Virtual Crop in the Country

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Texas, USA Revisited

Back in April I reached out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown. Melissa wrote about lockdown life in Texas here. Six months on, she's kindly written an update and has a lot to say ... so maybe grab a cuppa. 🙂 What day is it? Oh yeah, it’s Tuesday…I think. Yeah, … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – Texas, USA Revisited

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

Learn Something New Every Day 2020 | 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.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I learned throughout September here. Day 26: Sorting out my sock drawer is strangely therapeutic. 🙂 Day 27: Compiling a dog-walking playlist from songs mentioned … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day 2020 | Days 26-30

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Final Link-up

Today is the final link-up of this year’s Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt and is hosted by Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. I ticked off everything that I still had as outstanding: 1: A favourite piece of jewelry - a silver bangle from Tiffany, which I bought for myself when I turned 35 years old: 9: Something that starts with … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt | Final Link-up