Me on Monday | 16 May

It was another week where we were happy to potter around close to home. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneThe Brainy One and I went to B&Q to buy paint and a radiator coverI participated in Mass Observation Day (more on that soon) I had my hair cutThe Brainy One taught … Continue reading Me on Monday | 16 May

Me on Monday | 9 May

It was a week of sunny and warmish days. It was also a reasonably quiet week. Monday was a Bank Holiday and the males in the family went off to the golf courseTilly needed a visit to the vet, as she had picked up kennel cough There's a decision still to be made about paint … Continue reading Me on Monday | 9 May

Me on Monday | 11 April

It was the first week of the Easter holidays. A week of changeable weather, daily outings and holiday homework. The Boy went for his dental check-upThe Boy and I browsed the military book sections of Hatchards and Waterstones PiccadillyThe Boy and I visited the Covid Memorial on London's South BankThere was a week day walk … Continue reading Me on Monday | 11 April

Me on Monday | 4 April

It was a week of yet more admin and meetings over MS Teams. It was a week with snow flurries and cold temperatures. I had my hair cutThe free design consultation took place and looks promising (more on that soonish)I worked on some family history, trying to find a reason and/or a connection as to … Continue reading Me on Monday | 4 April

Month in Numbers | March 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let’s see how March looked … 46 walks with Tilly16 online Step classes31 sessions on online Pilates3 pieces of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March 2022

Right Now …

Enjoying daily temperatures of around 20C here in West London, but colder weather is forecast for next weekDitching my winter boots and jeans for cropped trousers and fashion trainersWatching our flowering bulbs come to life - we have daffodils, crocus, fritillaries, pansies and tulipsWorrying about the number of attempted car thefts in our neighbourhoodPlanning our … Continue reading Right Now …

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