Project Life Revisited | Weeks 5 and 6

Week 5: It was a peculiar week. The Brainy One was away in Marrakech. I was still reeling from the news of a friend's death and subsequently spent a fair bit of time arranging travel plans and accommodation so I could attend his funeral. And the UK finally and formally left the EU. Week 6: … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 5 and 6

Month in Numbers | January 2020

January has passed by in a blur here at This West London Life; let's see what the numbers made of it: 13: Yikes! There's a teenager in the house! 68 walks with Tilly. 15 scrapbook pages created. 14 birthday thank-yous written by the teenager. 7 nights in Marrakech (spoiler: it wasn't me). We ate out … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2020

Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link Up #3

Mary-Lou of Patio Postcardsis hosting the third of three link-ups today for this year'sPhotography Scavenger Hunt.(As she lives in Canada, you might want to wait until afternoonhere in the UK before heading over there.) You can see the full list here.My Link #1 is here and Link #2 is here.Here's what I was missing:4) A zig zag.6) A pipe.9) … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt | Link Up #3

Design Your Life 2.0 | Week 4

In Week 4 of Cathy Zielske's Design Your Life 2.0 class, we looked atthe principle of Emphasis/Contrast.There was also a look at Type, but as I don't make many hybrid pages,I've merely skimmed that section. Assignment One was, you've guessed it, about contrast/emphasis through the page design.Another simple design, but one that works well. Assignment Two was … Continue reading Design Your Life 2.0 | Week 4

Design Your Life 2.0 | Week 2

Week two of Cathy Zielske's Design Your Life 2.0 classintroduced the idea of repeated elements.Repetition.  I loosely followed the suggested design for Assignment 1and really like how the finished page looks.Those palm tree stickers from Echo Park are perfect for my Marrakech photos.There isn't any journaling on the page, because I plan for its sister pageto … Continue reading Design Your Life 2.0 | Week 2

Month in Numbers | July

July was joyful! Let's see how it turned out: 41C: the highest temperature we encountered this month, but then it was in Marrakech. 11: the amount of Happy Mail sent this month. 8: the number of days we spent in Marrakech,  thanks to a kind invitation from friends. {Marrakech will be appearing on the blog throughout … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July