Me on Monday

Anxiety levels rose with the latest Covid news and we began preparing for our Christmas plans to be curtailed. Lower Regent Street I had a Zoom meeting about a reference I'd written for someoneI had a uncomfortable and somewhat expensive visit to the orthodontist Although the Covid news is beyond grim, I was buoyed by … Continue reading Me on Monday

Four Ways to Give Back During a Second Covid Christmas

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what’s important.  The Brainy One and I give to charity all year-round and have done since we were first married. This year, so many more people are in need … Continue reading Four Ways to Give Back During a Second Covid Christmas

Month in Numbers | November 2021

How did November turn out? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 23 Christmas presents wrapped 7 Christmas cards written and ready to post 9 pieces of Happy Mail sent 25,775 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 15 online Step classes with Jenny Ford via YouTube 6 separate donations … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2021

Thoughts On Adapting To Living with Covid

November sunrise Here in the UK, there's still a lot of noise about Covid-19: booster vaccinations, testing, winter surge, the spectre of another Lockdown, the potential to cancel Christmas for a second year, masking-up and on and on. While no longer the headline news, it's there, affecting life as we used to know it and … Continue reading Thoughts On Adapting To Living with Covid

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

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

Summer Photograhy Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Final Link-up

Today is the third and final link-up for this year’s SPHS and is hosted by the lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. #2: Favourite Time of Day - any time spent with a flask of tea by the Thames. #9: Something Older Than You - Keats. You can read his story here. #11: The Shape of Round - a … Continue reading Summer Photograhy Scavenger Hunt 2021 | Final Link-up