Me on Tuesday | 19 April

It was the second week of the Easter holidays and we had visitors. We took my God Daughter and her parents to Cambridge for the dayWe went out to brunchWe went to Kew GardensTilly went for an overdue haircutOur visitors went homeThe Boy and I went book buying in HatchardsThe Boy and I went to … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 19 April

Me on Monday | 11 April

It was the first week of the Easter holidays. A week of changeable weather, daily outings and holiday homework. The Boy went for his dental check-upThe Boy and I browsed the military book sections of Hatchards and Waterstones PiccadillyThe Boy and I visited the Covid Memorial on London's South BankThere was a week day walk … Continue reading Me on Monday | 11 April

December Daily | Days 1-5

December Daily is off and running. I'm using a 6x8 album and journaling/filler cards from In a Creative Bubble. 🙂 Day 1 was about the Christmas gift to myself - a mammogram. I paired this with a seasonal postcard I received from a stationers and the Christmas posting information leaflet from the Post Office. Day … Continue reading December Daily | Days 1-5

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on

This time last year, I never imagined I'd be trying to marshall my thoughts into some sort of coherent post about how the last 365 days have been for me and my family. It is perhaps easiest if I divide my thoughts into two columns - positives and negatives ... Positives: Lockdowns work. They're hard … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – One Year on

How Was Your Weekend?

How did you spend your weekend? Despite being under a stay-at-home order, this past weekend turned out to be quite a full one. 🙂 Saturday - Up at 08.00, bed at 22.30. Step count - 11,623: Shower and breakfastWalked 4 laps of the park with Tilly - the outside temperature was -3C, so I kept … Continue reading How Was Your Weekend?

Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 5

To be honest, I'd rather forgotten about the Covid-19 journal ... however, now that we have a semblance of normality in our lives with The Boy Child back at school, I've picked it up again. Into the album has gone a haircut - just the story and a single embellishment: Included next was a visit … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 5

Gogo Getaway | After Hours

Those of you who attend residential scrapbooking retreats will know that sticking and gluing goes on well in to the wee small hours.  Most people bring along their own projects to work on (I started work on this year's December Daily), but for those who hadn’t, the GoGo Getaway ladies had two self-paced classes available. … Continue reading Gogo Getaway | After Hours

Gogo Getaway | The Classes

There is always a well thought out class timetable for a GoGo weekend, where delegates chose their classes in advance. Each class has three choice and are graded in technical difficulty. Of the five classes I took, I think 4 were intermediate and one was advanced. Friday night's class involved paint and a lot of … Continue reading Gogo Getaway | The Classes

A Hair Raising {Pony}Tail

My gorgeous god daughter did something pretty amazing at the start of the summer. She chose to cut her hair ... ... and donate the pony tail to the Little Princess Trust, a charity that provides free real hair wigs to children and young people, up to 24 years, who have lost their own hair … Continue reading A Hair Raising {Pony}Tail

Photography Scavenger Hunt 2019 | Link #3

The lovely Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is hosting the annual Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt again this year. Hop on over to her blog to see who else is joining in. Here are my final finds: #7: A curving path: Path around Horse Shoe Pond - 25 August 2019 #9: A bridge: Luxembourg City - 18 August … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt 2019 | Link #3