The Power of a Musical Memory

Last Friday, the BBC launched its annual fundraising initiative for Children in Need.  Throughout the day, BBC Radio2 played musical selections chosen by charities CiN had supported over the last year.There I was, pottering around the kitchen, wrapping up the ironing before the weekend and enjoying the late morning sunshine streaming through the window.  There I … Continue reading The Power of a Musical Memory

Bloggers’ Lunch

If you believe everything you hear/read, blogging is on the decline.  Something to do with people no longer having the concentration levels to read and digest a post of more than a few words.  I disagree, although I recognise that my number of regular readers and commenters has decreased this year.  I believe that the blogging … Continue reading Bloggers’ Lunch

Anthropolgie |A Visual Delight

I've never purchased anything from Anthropolgie, but whenever I pass one of their stores, I always pop in and sneakily snap a few images.  The window dressers (a job I've always fancied having a go at) and whoever designs the internal layout have a good eye for detail.I didn't see anyone actually making a purchase during my … Continue reading Anthropolgie |A Visual Delight

My Life in Three Books

It dawned on me recently that my top three favourite books are my top three for a reason.  Sure, they're brilliantly written and one definitely counts as a modern classic, but the real reason I love them is because parts of my life are in them.  I know that sounds a wee bit fanciful, but let me … Continue reading My Life in Three Books

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #1

Mary-Lou of Patio Postcardsis hosting the first of three link-ups today for this year'sPhotography Scavenger Hunt.(As she lives in Canada, you might want to wait until afternoonhere in the UK before heading over there.) Here's this year's list:1) Something fuzzy2) Bubbles3) A web4) A zig zag5)  A seasonal relaxing space/item6) A pipe7) The inside of something8) Rust or something derelict~ The Boy … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link-up #1