Scrapping in 2021 | Favourite Layouts

During 2021, I created a fair amount of traditional 12x12 scrapbook pages. Out of that number, three designs were standout favourites and regular readers will know that each of these designs was used more than once. The grid design first made an appearance in early March and was one of the most liked of my … Continue reading Scrapping in 2021 | Favourite Layouts

Month in Numbers | December 2021

As we get to grips with 2022, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: 8 visits with friends and family 57 Christmas cards written and addressed 64 Christmas cards posted 1st class 22 photos of the West End's decorations at night 16 Christmas presents wrapped up 15 thank-you notes written by The Boy - … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2021

Me on Monday | 10 January | The Extended Version

Sunset, 4 January 2022 We spent the new year with our closest friends - buffet supper, drinks and lots of laughing. All of us took lateral flow tests on the 29th and again on the morning of the 31st.I broke a piece off my newly repaired retaining bar (lower set of teeth).The Boy and I … Continue reading Me on Monday | 10 January | The Extended Version

The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present

Before heading home after our night in town, The Boy and I swung by St. Thomas' Hospital on Westminster Bridge Road to see if the Vaccination Centre was accepting teenage walk-ins. They were. The staff were utterly brilliant. Once they knew about The Boy's autism, they went above and beyond to ensure that he was … Continue reading The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present

London’s Christmas Lights at Night | Photo Heavy

The Boy and I recently spent a night at my club in town and after dinner, we ventured out on foot to check out the Christmas lights. (I'd been apprehensive about whether we should go into town or not but having decided to do so, we found Central London quieter than expected. We walked wherever … Continue reading London’s Christmas Lights at Night | Photo Heavy

London’s West End Christmas Windows and Displays

On a recent Sunday morning, The Boy and I were in town by 09.30 to check out the West End's Christmas windows and displays. We began in Knightsbridge for Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Lots of gold on show at Harrods Love a huge silver mirror ball And yet more gold Harvey Nicks went for outside … Continue reading London’s West End Christmas Windows and Displays

December Daily | Days 6-10

Day 6 was finally being able to assemble correctly the stars now hanging in our kitchen window. 🙂 Day 7 was about the legendary double issue of the Radio Times going on sale and Carols by Candlelight. I included my negative lateral flow test after a comment by Mary-Lou. 🙂 Day 8 was all about … Continue reading December Daily | Days 6-10

Me on Monday

It was a week of the tail end of Storm Barra, dark evenings and clear, bright mornings. Saturday's Sunrise - 07.48 hours I finished the Christmas cards and posted themI made an appointment to see the orthodontistI went to Carols by CandlelightWe received an invitation to spend New Year with our closest friendsI paid the … Continue reading Me on Monday

Carols by Candlelight | King’s College London

A friend's son is currently a final year student at King's College London and he just so happens to sing in the college chapel choir. And he just so happened to invite me to accompany his mum to the Carols by Candlelight service. 🙂 King's College London King's is located on the Strand, right in … Continue reading Carols by Candlelight | King’s College London