Home Décor Refresh

Buoyed up by the success of adding colour to our loft office/bedroom, I carried the 'let's be bold' theme down to the front door, with a detour via the living room and downstairs loo. The yellow is Valspar's 'Bonjour'. The pale orange in the downstairs loo is 'Sunset Bellini'. Right outside the loft door is … Continue reading Home Décor Refresh

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 26-30

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle ran her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I learned throughout September here. Day 26: Seeing The Boy interacting with his younger cousins is something that I will never again take for granted. … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 21-25

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle ran her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I learned throughout September here. Day 21: The first day of Autumn was perfect for meandering around Chelsea. Day 22: Moving scrapbooks around is heavy … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 21-25

Me on Monday

It was another full week. The decorator was here for two daysWe changed out the pendant light fittings in our living roomI put the living room back together, swapping furniture between rooms as I wentThe Brainy One's cousins stopped by en route to a few days in townThe Brainy One celebrated a significant birthdayWe had … Continue reading Me on Monday

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 16-20

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 16: Leaf sweeping is back for the foreseeable future. Day 17: Our decorator has pushed back the start date … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 16-20

Me on Monday

It was a busy week, with lovely Autumnal weather We took delivery of a brand new mattress for our bedTilly and I met our friend for a long afternoon walkI went to see Chelsea in Bloom :)There was a day of Zoom meetings :(There was a lot of moving furniture aroundSeveral hundred books were taken … Continue reading Me on Monday

Month in Numbers | August 2021

Was August awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 11.5 days of having the decorator in the house 30 pieces of Happy Mail written, addressed and posted 33,745 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 34 walks with Tilly The Boy received his 1st dose of the Pfizer vaccine … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2021