Right Now …

Right now I'm currently ... Reading:  The Lost Pilots: The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple by Corey Mead. This was a Christmas gift and although I might have picked up a copy myself, I'm disappointed in how just unlikable the couple is. Planning: more Weekday Walks to share with you. Watching: Les … Continue reading Right Now …

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

December Daily | Days 21-25

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 21 was all about the school's Christmas Concert and lunch out to mark the start of the Christmas holidays.Day 22 was all about the Panto at the Palladium.Day 23 was all about a quick visit (and present swap) with Cachirulo and Los Pequeños.Day 24 … Continue reading December Daily | Days 21-25

December Daily 2018 | Days 16-20

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 16 was all about the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.Day 17 was all about Elvis the Elf.  Now that The Boy Child is a Secret Keeper, Elvis is a little more subdued.  Every so often, however, he likes to keep us on our toes.Day … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 16-20

December Daily 2018 | Days 11-15

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 11 was all about Christmas Shopping with The Brainy One.Day 12 was all about a pre-Christmas lunch with two of my girlfriends.Day 13 was all about the purchase of the legendary double issue of the Radio Times.Day 14 was all about Christmas Jumper day … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 11-15

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

Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Classics

You can see what feels like hundreds of windows decorated for Christmas and almost every road, street or cobbled mews seems to be festooned with a myriad of twinkling lights. However, if you want to see something a little classier and dare I say it, a little more tasteful, look no further that London's leading … Continue reading Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Classics

Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Lights

This year, unlike previous years, I avoided the obvious areas of London when seeking out Christmas lights.  Oxford and Regents Streets have had the same decorations for the last few years. Somerset House has a magnificent tree in its inner courtyard, right next to the pop-up ice skating rink.  I timed my shot perfectly, as … Continue reading Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Lights

December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 6 was about donating toiletries, socks and gloves via the school to our local homeless shelter.Day 7 was about a fun evening at the school's Christmas Disco.Day 8 was about a superb day in the Cotswolds with my Goddaughter and her family.  I wanted … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10