Me on Monday

We had more lovely Autumnal weather and did our best to be outside in it. Little Venice I smile every time I come through the front door and see our freshly decorated walls :)A friend and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge (you might have seen a few images … Continue reading Me on Monday

Month in Numbers | September 2021

Did September turn out to be sensational? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 10 separate visits with friends and family 7 pieces of Happy Mail written and posted 5 bags of clothes and books donated to charity 3 haircuts, including the all-important back-to-school one 48 walks with Tilly 30,119 steps walked by me … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September 2021

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. Day 1: A new recipe always takes much longer to prepare and serve than anticipated. Day 2: The Boy will … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

Me on Monday

It was a week where we embraced the return of the back-to-school routine. There were haircuts all roundThe Boy returned to school in Year 10 (after producing two negative tests)My copy of The Heart Principle finally arrived. (I think Helen Hoang essentially rewrote this book during the final edit, because the story now is nothing … Continue reading Me on Monday

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