My cinematic viewing over the Summer holidays was dictated by The Boy Child. First up was the long-awaited Incredibles 2 ... … we followed that with two screenings of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (one showing was at the English language cinema in Valencia) …… and our final offering of the Summer was Christopher … Continue reading Summer Cinematic Viewing
Did August turn out to be awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 9: the number of nights we spent in Valencia, Spain. 2: the number of scrapbooking layouts I completed (including this one). That's what the Summer holidays do for my creativity. Nil: the number of lengths swum by me in the … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2018
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
Here's my Top 10 of things I do in order to feel better: Make a cup of tea - the cure for all ills. Use your favourite mug, blow the dust off the teapot and once made, cradle said mug in your hands while you stare into space for 10 minutes. Take a nap - … Continue reading 10 Ways To Make Yourself Feel Better
Him: "Mum, what's your superhero name?" Me: "Erm … Mum?" Later ... Him:" Mum, you'll make a great superhero one day."
I was given a gift subscription to a flower delivery service as a birthday present. At the beginning of each new month, I receive a box of flowers via Royal Mail. Mine come from a company called Bloom and Wild and I've been so impressed by them, I've used them myself to send a floral gift. … Continue reading A Year Long Gift
As you may recall, I announced in January that we were dog ready. Ready to have a dog as part of the family again. We applied to Guide Dogs for the Blind for the opportunity to rehome a dog who had been withdrawn from training. Six months later, and we've been unsuccessful in our attempt. … Continue reading The Pitter Patter of Paws
There are hundreds of different colours to choose from, but I still pick the same one … OPI's Chick Flick Cherry.
When I was a kid, the Summer holidays always included at least one trip to the cinema … Flash Gordon and The Rescuers …. It's a tradition that I've continued with The Boy Child; top of his must-see list this summer is Incredibles 2. Which films are your Summer favourites? Here's five I return to … Continue reading Five Favourite Summer Movies
The FIFA World Cup has rolled around again and England has surpassed expectations. We have followed the progress of Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and the squad with excitement and a certain amount of disbelief. The Colombian threw her country's team shirt into the mix ...… and against the odds, Colombia became England's opponents in the … Continue reading Football Fever