Me on Monday | 23 May

It was a week of everyday life mixed with extremely distressing news. The gas boiler was servicedA 21-year-old woman was murdered just 10 minutes away from our houseWe dog sat for my sister-in-loveThe Brainy Boy and The Colombian celebrated 10 years of marriage :)I continued working on the Jersey journalThe surveyor came to confirm our … Continue reading Me on Monday | 23 May

Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Jersey Album

Our trip to Jersey is looming and I've been working on the foundation pages for the journal I'll use to record the details of our visit. I'm using a bigger-than-usual travelers notebook - the measurements come in at approximately 8x5 inches. The patterned paper is from Bella Blvd's You Are My Sunshine range and the … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | The Jersey Album

Me on Monday | 25 April

It was a week of back-to-school, sunny days and easing back into a routine. I donated my 36th pint of bloodI began planning my Jersey JournalI launched an Instagram account for the original Happy Mail - @maggieandkaypenpalsI went to the salon to have my eyebrows doneWe went for brunch down by the River ThamesThe Boy … Continue reading Me on Monday | 25 April

Me on Monday | 24 January

It was a bitterly cold week, with plenty of early morning fog. We celebrated two birthdays virtuallyWe booked a trip to Jersey for later this year! We love it there and it ticked all the boxes for reentering the world of air travel I booked my train to the Crop in the Country weekend in … Continue reading Me on Monday | 24 January

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading October 2021

Always Only You by Chloe Liese | This is book 2 in a series of 4 books, but can be read as a stand alone novel. Liese was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder as an adult, a trait she gives to many of her characters. I enjoyed this story and highlighted a lot of text … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading October 2021

Life in Lockdown | Life on Hold

I think we're into Week 12 of Lockdown ... but as the weeks are all blurring into each other, I can't say for sure. But I do know that a quarter of 2020 has been put on hold. Life, as we know it, is in suspended animation. The world is still turning. The sun is … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Life on Hold

Blog Review | 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours!Throughout 2018, one thing was crystal clear, I absolutely write for me, and for me alone.  That you, a reader, may have found something of interest is always a bonus.  (I have a post about my thoughts on 10 years of blogging going live later this week.)  Becoming more … Continue reading Blog Review | 2018

Summer Scrapbook

Have you heard that expression, "What's need got to do with it?"  That was me recently, right at the moment I clicked 'buy'.I have an ongoing 12x12 album for our travels this year (New York City, Washington, DC and Jersey).  I use a Traveler's Notebook for a spot of scrapbooking on the road. I have … Continue reading Summer Scrapbook

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Four more double spreads have been added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook: our trip to Jersey, the significant birthday I keep mentioning, a dinner party and the GoGo Getaway weekend … the TN is now so fat and bulky, it's actually quite hard to open flat. Which is exactly how it should be. … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook