Learn Something New Every Day | Days | 16-20

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle was running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’ve recorded what I learned throughout September here. Pitzhanger Manor Day 16 | Today was the first day since June that the temperature hadn't gone above 20C Day … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days | 16-20

Floral Tributes to Her Majesty The Queen

The Best Friend and I made a rather spontaneous trip up to Green Park four days before the State Funeral to view the thousands of floral tributes left in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. And what we found was simply astonishing and slightly overwhelming. People had obviously gone to a lot of trouble. There … Continue reading Floral Tributes to Her Majesty The Queen

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2022 | Final Link-Up | Photo Heavy

Today is the second and final link-up for this year’s SPHS and is hosted by the lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog. Here are my remaining finds: 1: Path | Noticed in the Phoenix Garden 2: Peek-a-boo | The Brainy One inside a tree trunk at Holker Hall 3: Stairs | Hyde Park Corner Tube Station 5: Something that … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2022 | Final Link-Up | Photo Heavy

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

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. September sky Day 11 | It's okay to have a day where you don't learn anything 🙂 Day 12 | … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

Me on Tuesday | 20 September

It was a week where our everyday life ran alongside historic times. Floral tributes to HM the Queen, Green Park We seemed to spend an inordinate amount of time watching the BBC The Brainy One took a car full of recycling to the recycling centre The Best Friend and I went into town to see … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 20 September

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 | Apsley House | Number One, London

Apsley House from Hyde Park Corner Apsley House at Hyde Park Corner in Central London is the London home of the Dukes of Wellington, although the house is named after the first owner, Lord Apsley. The house was given the popular nickname of Number One, London, since it was the first house passed by visitors … Continue reading Slow Summer | Apsley House | Number One, London

Me on Monday | 15 August

It was another extremely hot week in London. We arrived home from our Northern Road TripI came down with a nasty throat infection and spent a day lolling aboutTemperatures in London rose again to the mid-thirtiesThe Boy and I went to Apsley House - more on that soonI lost a contact lens in my eye, … Continue reading Me on Monday | 15 August

Month in Numbers | July 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Was July joyous? Let’s see what the numbers made of it: 42 walks with Tilly27,203 steps walked by me … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2022