Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album

I've added a few more spreads to The Boy's album (volume 7) ... There's a double spread for the run up to last Christmas - an old grid design (from either Ali or Shimelle): There's also a single spread about visiting Lacock last October (apologies for the wonky image): And there's a spread about an … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album

Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 15

The easing of lockdown across England began - Tilly and I met friends in the park, we met The Best Friends at Basildon Park, there were three haircuts and The Brainy One and I received our second doses earlier then expected. 🙂 i stitched the journaling card along the edge of the page protector. I … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 15

Month in Numbers | April 2021

Was April awful or was it awesome? Let's see what the numbers say: 41 walks with Tilly. 30 sessions of online Pilates. 16 online Step classes via YouTube. 30,020 steps walked by me on my busiest day. * 34th pint of blood donated. The Brainy One and I received our 2nd dose of the Oxford … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2021

Me on Monday

Non-essential shops reopen today :)All three of us have appointments for haircutsThe Boy and I are planning another Weekday Walk in townThe Boy and I are planning a visit to his favourite bookstoreThe garden update is proceeding as plannedWe've made arrangements to see my SiL and our friends again - twice in two weeks!We visited … Continue reading Me on Monday

Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #3

The 3Q of 2020's album is now complete. 🙂 July: was all about the long-overdue haircut. August: was all about our road trip to South Lakeland. In order to accommodate all the photos into what looks like a single 12x12 spread, I went back to the brilliant class from Shimelle, 4x6 Photo Love. I made … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #3

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 49 and 50

Week 49: We went early with the Christmas decorations. The Boy Child captured a beautiful sunrise as he waited for the bus to school. I made the first batch of cranberry sauce. The double-issue of Radio Times went on sale. London's West End was looking very festive and there was a glorious sunset. Week 50: … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 49 and 50

Month in Numbers | November 2020

As we begin one of my favourite months of the year, let's look at November unravelled: 26 days of a national lockdown for England. 4 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 11 Christmas gifts wrapped. 1 cyber crop with The Best Friend. 13 traditional scrapbook pages created. 2 haircuts. 30 sessions of online Pilates. 15 online … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2020

Life in Lockdown 2.0 | What Are Your Essential Non-Essentials?

On Thursday, 5 November, England moved into a month-long lockdown. Shops and businesses classed as non-essential have been ordered to close until early December. There is obviously no guarantee that Lockdown 2.0 won't be further extended into January 2021. Over the first few days on November, I made a short list of things to purchase … Continue reading Life in Lockdown 2.0 | What Are Your Essential Non-Essentials?