Scrapping in 2019 | The Goals

Mindful of the fact we don't have a lot of storage space left to use, I've been thinking about this year's scrapbooking goals.  It's a given that often times, scrapbooking is a kind of therapy for me, so there's no way I'm ready (or want) to stop. I'll continue with a year-long album, which usually becomes … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 | The Goals

Five Things to Stop Doing

A new year.  A new beginning.  I've pretty much dispensed with resolutions these last few years, and, for 2019, have settled on stopping doing the things that aren't good for me.Living in the past:  It’s easy to live in the past to avoid dealing with problems or difficulties in the here and now. Even though … Continue reading Five Things to Stop Doing

10 Things About 10 Years of Blogging

I wrote my first {short} blog post on the 2nd February, 2008.  During 2018, I wrote a series of posts called On This Day where I randomly selected dates to look back at. I can hardly believe that as I move into year eleven, here I am, still tapping away at the keyboard and hitting … Continue reading 10 Things About 10 Years of Blogging

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

Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall

Last weekend, we had friends to stay and we treated them to the Christmas Sing-a-long at the Royal Albert Hall.  It's a lot of fun.Ordinarily, whenever we go to a carol concert or the Panto, we throw on a Christmas jumper and call it done.  I was, therefore, rather alarmed when my friend, she of … Continue reading Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall

Weekday Walks | Christmas Shopping

Every year, The Brainy One and I choose a day in December to go Christmas shopping.  I say Christmas shopping, but what actually happens is this (or something very similar) ... To Green Park on the Underground.  A quick stop at Fortnum and Mason to see their decorated stairwell, which although pretty, wasn't a patch … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Christmas Shopping

Dear Mum and Dad

Back in the Summer, I made The Boy Child a Secret Keeper ...  after I'd had a chat with him about Santa.  He wasn't very impressed with neither me nor the 'secret', truth be told, but he rallied when I pointed out he could still write a Christmas Wish List. Did you notice that he … Continue reading Dear Mum and Dad