I wish you all the kind of Christmas you wish for yourselves. I’ll be rounding off the year with three more scheduled posts: a round-up of December's reading and my final two December Daily posts. I’ll then be back in early 2019 with my annual Blog Review. See you on the other side.
Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 11 was all about Christmas Shopping with The Brainy One.Day 12 was all about a pre-Christmas lunch with two of my girlfriends.Day 13 was all about the purchase of the legendary double issue of the Radio Times.Day 14 was all about Christmas Jumper day … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 11-15
Last weekend, we had friends to stay and we treated them to the Christmas Sing-a-long at the Royal Albert Hall. It's a lot of fun.Ordinarily, whenever we go to a carol concert or the Panto, we throw on a Christmas jumper and call it done. I was, therefore, rather alarmed when my friend, she of … Continue reading Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party. It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook
These kids are amazing. They recognise that The Boy Child is different to them, but they care not. Love them.
Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Let's begin by seeing what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like … My manifesto for December Daily 2018 came down to just a few sentences (and they were inspired by the ever-brilliant Ali Edwards): December, welcome back! Twenty five days in which … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5
Added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook this month is a spread about our closest (and my oldest) friends:The TN is now so fat and bulky, I'm not sure how many spreads I'll be able to squeeze in, even though I have space for nine more.
This weekend saw The Brainy One and I go out on a Saturday night without The Boy Child for only the second time this year. It did mean that I had to cancel the Strictly WhatsApp conversation, but it was just about worth it.The Dutch friends had invited us to try out a new bistro … Continue reading Me on Monday
Supporting a friend who is going through a difficult time. A pot of tea always helps. Thinking about Christmas. Reading Wonder by RJ Palacio. Watching the new series of Outlander on Amazon Prime. Realising that good health is not guaranteed. Making not as many scrapbook pages as I might like. Listening to Stephen Fry read … Continue reading Right Now …
Two miles from beautiful Broadway lies Snowshill Manor. We visited recently (at our third attempt) and met up with my God Daughter and her family.I've only ever heard good things about Snowshill and it didn't disappoint. It's a sixteenth century country house, best known for its twentieth century owner, Charles Paget Wade, an eccentric man who … Continue reading Snowshill Manor