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

Scrapping in 2018 #8 | The Gogo Getaway After Hours

The Gogo Getaway had a specific theme for its 10 year anniversary. The special guest designer was Shimelle Laine and all the products used in each and every class were from her latest paper range for American Crafts, A Box of Crayons. Those of you who attend residential scrapbooking retreats will know that sticking and … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #8 | The Gogo Getaway After Hours

Jersey | The Jersey War Tunnels

The Jersey War Tunnels were built by slave labour during the German occupation of the Channel Islands in the Second World War.  Originally built as fortifications for Hitler's plan to turn the Islands into an 'impregnable fortress', orders came in 1943 to turn the tunnels into an underground hospital (at this point in the war, … Continue reading Jersey | The Jersey War Tunnels

Jersey | St. Helier

Jersey's capital of St. Helier is a short bus ride from St. Brelade's Bay.  We visited on a Sunday and were both astonished and delighted to find that most shops, cafés and restaurants were closed. We were able to explore at our own pace and drift along side streets and hidden alleyways without fighting hordes of … Continue reading Jersey | St. Helier

Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay

During the recent half-term, we nipped on a plane and flew for a mere 35 minutes to the beautiful island of Jersey.Far enough away to feel like 'abroad' and familiar enough to feel British.  We stayed in the gorgeous St. Brelade's Bay and our hotel over looked the beach.  The beach is apparently in the … Continue reading Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay

Month in Numbers | May 2018

Did May turn out to be marvellous?  Let's see how the numbers panned out: 9 scrapbook pages made … with more at the planning stage. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent … lots of birthdays in May. Fifty: the age I appear to have reached.  I don't have a problem reaching my half-century, but wasn't … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2018