Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | August

I chose The Boy's flight with Aerobility for August's spread. After those flights last month, The Boy applied for a place on the charity's Aviation Education Programme. To his delight, he was awarded a much-coveted place on this nine month course, which began at the weekend. Patterned paper and embellishments are, as ever, from Doodlebug … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | August

Me on Monday | 26 September

It was a week where things began to adapt to the new normal. I went to the salon to have my eyebrows done The Brainy One had lunch with a former colleague The Brainy One received an invitation to make an appointment for a Covid booster I met another autism mum for a cuppa and … Continue reading Me on Monday | 26 September

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Rainbow over Windsor Castle just minutes after the death of HM Queen Elizabeth was announced Day 6 | Times passes … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. The back-to-school haircut Day 1: My favourite podcast is back on BBC Sounds ... Americast Day 2: Measuring the correct amount of … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

Summer Road Trip 2022 | Commonwealth War Cemeteries | Belgium

Lijssenthoek Cemetery There are just over 600 British war cemeteries in Belgium, a staggering figure, and to visit them all would be a major undertaking. I think we visited five, including Tyne Cot, and we chose them for a number of reasons - the grave of the youngest casualty on the Western Front, graves of … Continue reading Summer Road Trip 2022 | Commonwealth War Cemeteries | Belgium

Me on Monday | 22 August

It was a week where I realised that we are half way through the Summer holidays. It rained on Monday evening. I don't think we have ever been so excited to see it rain! I sat on our bed with a mug of tea and watched the rain fall for about twenty minutesThe Boy and … Continue reading Me on Monday | 22 August

Slow Summer | The Elizabeth Line

The Elizabeth Line, London's newest rail line and named in honour of Her Majesty the Queen, opened its doors to passengers 24 May 2022, almost four years later than planned and apparently massively over-budget. We live not far from one of the stations on the western side of the route and were keen to see … Continue reading Slow Summer | The Elizabeth Line

Slow Summer | Secret London Beneath Our Feet

Grill in the middle of Charing Cross Road It doesn't matter how long I have lived in London for, I know that there is always something new to discover. And I particularly enjoy it when I learn about something that is supposedly hidden right under my feet. 🙂 The Boy and I had come in … Continue reading Slow Summer | Secret London Beneath Our Feet