Scrapbooking in 2021 | February and March

The plan of one layout per month worked for February ... but there's two (related) spreads for March. ๐Ÿ™‚ You've already seen Feb's spread in my Off the Grid post, but no matter. ๐Ÿ™‚ For March, I began with when I received my jab. ๐Ÿ™‚ As this will sit in the album opposite Pizza and … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | February and March

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

Scrapbooking in 2021 | Off The Grid

Regular readers will know that I don't do fussy scrapbooking (unless I'm in a class at a scrapbooking retreat) and I have a soft spot for a good old fashioned grid design. My current go-to-grid-design was first seen by me on Instagram (look for snap.scrap.repeat) - I can see it being used a lot. ๐Ÿ™‚ … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | Off The Grid

Month in Numbers | February 2021

I canโ€™t say that February was fabulous; the hideous weather put paid to that. But it wasnโ€™t a total washout. Letโ€™s see what the numbers made of it: 28 days ... of a national lockdown/stay-at-home across England ... of taking Tilly for her morning walk. (The Brainy One and The Boy walk her in the … Continue reading Month in Numbers | February 2021

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. ๐Ÿ™‚ 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?

Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4

The 2020 album is now complete - a title page and one layout for each month. ๐Ÿ™‚ October: was about our road trip to Lacock. I adapted a design from Shimelle's 4x6 Photo Love class to suit my needs. I have a total of 7 photos on one spread. I went with strong Autumn-patterned papers … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 43 and 44

Week 43: It was yet another week of staying close to home and for being grateful to have such wonderful parks to walk Tilly in. Autumn has made her presence felt this week. ๐Ÿ™‚ The Brainy One and I watched the superb The Trial of the Chicago 7 on Netflix, which we highly recommend. Strictly … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 43 and 44

Four Fun Things

In a Creative Bubble has released their latest Christmas offering and it's fab. ๐Ÿ™‚ Americast on BBC Sounds is perfect for those of us who want a clearer understanding of American politics. Both Emily Maitlis and John Sopel are brilliant. I may have begun my Christmas shopping and even wrapped a few gifts. I may … Continue reading Four Fun Things

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 9 and 10

Week 9: Yet another winter storm - Storm Jorge, although London got off fairly lightly. I spent an afternoon with my friend at St. Mary's, Paddington (I've obscured her face to protect her privacy and made a flip-up pocket to hide the journaling). The Boy Child and I went on a Mum and Son date … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 9 and 10