Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. The back-to-school haircut Day 1: My favourite podcast is back on BBC Sounds ... Americast Day 2: Measuring the correct amount of … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

Me on Monday | 5 September

It was the final week of the summer holidays. The Boy went to the cinema and for burgers with his friend All four of us had haircuts I went to the salon to have my eyebrows done I made Easy Jammie Biscuits We met up with The Oldest Friends I cleared out my office ready … Continue reading Me on Monday | 5 September

Month in Numbers | July 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Was July joyous? Let’s see what the numbers made of it: 42 walks with Tilly27,203 steps walked by me … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2022

Me on Monday | 25 July

A week of record temperatures and the start of the Summer holidays. 🙂 I purchased end of year gifts for staff at The Boy's schoolOur bit of West London hit 40C at 15.00 hours on Tuesday, 19 JulyI purchased new school uniform while it had 20% offThe Boy had his feet measured and new school … Continue reading Me on Monday | 25 July

Month in Numbers | June 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let’s see how June looked … 42 walks with Tilly24,451 steps walked by me on my busiest day*28 sessions … Continue reading Month in Numbers | June 2022

Me on Monday | 13 June

It was a week of Covid-19 isolation. The Brainy One and The Boy were self-isolatingThe Brainy One's jury service was deferred until later this yearThe Boy tested negative of day 5, The Brainy One was still positiveThe Boy returned to school after 2 consecutive negative tests. He was sent home again before lunch, as he … Continue reading Me on Monday | 13 June

Month in Numbers | May 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let’s see how May looked … 14 online Step classes27 sessions online of Pilates23 days of the 100 Day … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2022

Me on Monday | 30 May

It was a week of mixed weather, admin, horrific news and preparing for a road trip. I went to see Chelsea in Bloom (more on that soon)We had a virtual meeting with a mental health professionalI was left visibly shaken and distressed after learning about the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas. See here for a … Continue reading Me on Monday | 30 May

Me on Monday | 16 May

It was another week where we were happy to potter around close to home. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneThe Brainy One and I went to B&Q to buy paint and a radiator coverI participated in Mass Observation Day (more on that soon) I had my hair cutThe Brainy One taught … Continue reading Me on Monday | 16 May

Month in Numbers | April 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let’s see how April looked … 35 walks with Tilly14 online Step classes28 sessions of online Pilates - I … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2022