Month in Numbers | May 2018

Did May turn out to be marvellous?  Let's see how the numbers panned out: 9 scrapbook pages made … with more at the planning stage. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent … lots of birthdays in May. Fifty: the age I appear to have reached.  I don't have a problem reaching my half-century, but wasn't … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2018

Month in Numbers| March 2018

Let's see if March turned out to be marvellous ...: There was just one day this month when school closed because of heavy snowfall. 270 lengths of the pool in the gym.  A better than expected total given that I missed a week because of a heavy cold. 15 scrapbook pages made this month.  Most … Continue reading Month in Numbers| March 2018

Month in Numbers | January 2018

I find January to be a month that usually drags its feet.  Not this time around.  Let's see how it worked out: 4: the number of pages in the application form issued by Guide Dogs for the Blind.  All so we could apply to rehome a dog who has been withdrawn from training. 270: the number of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2018

This Weekend I …

After last week's busy weekend, we opted for a slower pace.  We chose to ignore the overcast skies and headed out on Saturday for a day of fresh air along the Thames.Sunday saw us closer to home.We caught up with our dog-walker friends in the local park before heading home to tackle the clothing requirements for The … Continue reading This Weekend I …

Month in Numbers | November

Hard to believe that we're welcoming the start of December and all things festive.  Let's see how November looked: 20,540: my highest daily step count of the month.  It was the day I walked around exploring Belgravia for two hours.  One: poignant act of remembrance.  My old RAF beret saw the light of day after more … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November

Memos: Mail: Me

On the Happy Mail front this week, the Postie bought me a beautiful note from Julie (in response to Happy Mail I'd sent her).  But as we all know, unsolicited Happy Mail is welcome, whatever the reason behind it.     Despite the mizzle and wintry nip in the air this weekend, we wrapped up warmly and made the most of being outside.  … Continue reading Memos: Mail: Me

Month in Numbers | July

July was joyful!Let's see how it turned out:41C: the highest temperature we encountered this month,but then it was in Marrakech.11: the amount of Happy Mail sent this month.8: the number of days we spent in Marrakech, thanks to a kind invitation from friends.{Marrakech will be appearing on the blog throughout August}327: the number of pages I read … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July

Happy Mail and Its Purpose

Someone told me recently that my sole reasonfor sending reams of Happy Mail over the yearswas because I wanted to receive comments about how kind I am.That, apparently, I "only do things that give gratification."Wow, don't hold back, why don't you tell me what you really think?(I'm putting their comments down to a bad day. … Continue reading Happy Mail and Its Purpose