Last year I told you that my favourite Christmas gift of 2018 had been a duvet set. This cute cushion seen above was by far my favourite gift of Christmas 2019. That's Tilly's hairs you can see there. And should I decide to put the cushion in the spare room when The Best Friends come … Continue reading What Was Your Best/Favourite Christmas Present?
Sometimes, as much as we want to have an endless amount of excitement and cheer for a new year, it’s dreadful. While it can seem like new beginnings and fresh starts for some of us, a new year can also feel like a starting point for a necessary change. There’s so much pressure to make … Continue reading 15 Things I'm Planning on Doing Throughout 2020
Enthusiasm for this project definitely waned throughout the final quarter of 2019, but I did send 8 more letters. One went to an author. Five went to friends/family. Two went to individuals who had gone above and beyond in providing services. All eight were sent via the Royal Mail, with California as the furthest destination. … Continue reading A Year of Thanking | 4th Quarter Review and Final Thoughts
Day 21: was the day we went to the Panto in London's West End. Day 22: was when I went to a Carol Service with my friend. Day 23: was when we spent the afternoon with friends who are like family. Day 24: was the day I donated my 32nd pint of blood and we … Continue reading December Daily 2019 | Days 21-25
Day 16: involved wrapping presents. Day 17: was about the Christmas Disco. I didn't take a great shot, so the trick was to simply work with what I had - go smaller on the photo and bigger on the filler cards. Day 18: was when I caught up with local friends for a cuppa and … Continue reading December Daily 2019 | Days 16-20
I'm taking the opportunity to wish you all a wonderful and love-filled festive season. I'm also taking the opportunity to thank you for reading and commenting this year - I never, ever take your support for granted. Happy, merry everything! The next scheduled post will appear on the 27th December.
Day 11: was about the queue at the Post office and Day 12 had nothing to do with the festive season. Day 13: It was Christmas Jumper Day at school, raising funds for Save the Children. I met two of my pool ladies for a pre-Christmas get-together in the morning and in the early evening … Continue reading December Daily 2019 | Days 11-15
We had friends visiting last weekend and The Boy Child and I took them to brunch and the Sing-a-Long Carol Concert at Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank. Christmas attire and Santa hats were the order of the day. The concert's presenter was Jonathan Cohen, a noted composer, conductor and performer and Louise Dearman … Continue reading Sing-a-Long Christmas Carols
Day 6: was when I posted the largest batch of Christmas cards. I also added the Post Office's leaflet about Christmas posting times. Day 7: was when we hosted our Annual Non-Christmas Christmas Drinks Party. And as usual, I'm full of plans re photography but end up simply grabbing one or two images on my … Continue reading December Daily 2019 | Days 6-10
I've used what I'd learned at October's Gogo Getaway to good effect and filled in a few blanks in our 2019 album and The Boy Child's album (Volume 6) ... The layout above was in reply to a challenge set by The Best Friend - use the group photo and anything from the supplies leftover … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #12