I learned this week that the author Amy Krouse Rosenthal had passed way from Ovarian cancer. She was just 51 years old. Thanks to Cathy Zielske's online classes, I produced two albums based on Amy's book, Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life - Me: The Abridged Version (in 2010) and Him: The Abridged Version (in 2014/15). Yesterday, I … Continue reading Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life | Amy Krouse Rosenthal
366 posts in 2015. A large drop in recorded followers. Although disappointing, it's also understandable. My daily life is a round of sameness. I think it's boring. It doesn't surprise me that others do too. 232,345 page views in the history of this blog, approximately. Projects I blogged about throughout the year: Project Life: Year … Continue reading Blog Review | 2015
It wasn't the oldest UFO in my repertoire,(that honour goes to the London 2012 Olympic album),but as of 2pm today, Him | The Abridged Version was officially considered complete. "That's my good life in that album."
Ever wondered how it is that a project you've loved working on nevergets finished? Welcome to the world of UFOs.*I give you Him | The Abridged Version.I'd planned on starting this for The Boy Child all the way back in November 2011. Ahem. I finally began in October 2014 and made a good inroad into completing it.But somehow life got in the … Continue reading UFOs
Well, not exactly.But I am in need of J, K, O, V and X.What am I talking about?This current project of mine: Him | The Abridged Version. I'm been zipping along nicely, but have now come up against writer's block.Or put simply, I've run out of ideas.Specifically ideas for the above mentioned letters.Each letter has … Continue reading In Need of a Pee
The lovely Sian takes the credit for this post ~ do check out her latest post on what November means to her.******November is for Remembrance. For Great Uncle Bob and the Darlington boys.November is for digging out the A4 notebook that details all of the Christmas presents purchased and Christmas cards sent since 2001. Some … Continue reading How November Looks
All crafters have them.Unfinished Objects and Works in Progress.I've been quietly lamenting the fact that I don't seem to have the urge currently to sit down at my desk and make stuff. You know, nothing fancy, just stuff. A scrapbook page or two.I did, however, managed to complete two small projects when I was at … Continue reading UFOs and WiPs
Back in 2010 I completed Cathy Zielske's online class, Me: The Abridged Version and loved it.It's still one of my favourite albums.I looked at it again this week and realised that I had made a huge error.Lots of entries were cross-referenced to the Royal Air Force, but when I looked at the entries for 'R' … Continue reading Him | The Abridged Version