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

The 100 Day Project | 100 Days Later

The 100 Day Project is over for this year and I was creative for every one of those 100 days. Some days, it was a whole load of journaling for The A-Z of Me: Abridged Version; on others, it was merely moving a few photos around on a sheet of cardstock while I thought about … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | 100 Days Later

The 100 Day Project | Seventy Five Days In

Three quarters of the way through and progress has slowed. I have still worked on an unfinished project every day, but content has been minimal. Life is busy and is meant to be lived, so I don't feel as though I've failed in any way over the past 75 days. 🙂 I’m coming to the … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | Seventy Five Days In

The 100 Day Project | Fifty Days In | The Half Way Point

Half way through this year's 100 Day Project and I don't mind admitting the last 10 days or so have been a struggle. The Boy's albums are up to date, bar a title page or twoThe wedding album has stalled. I reckon that there just 3 layouts left to complete and the Circle of Life … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | Fifty Days In | The Half Way Point

The 100 Day Project | Twenty Five Days In

A quarter of this year's 100 Day Project has now passed and I'm on track with ticking off several items from my list of unfinished objects. 🙂 The Boy's albums have very few gaps left and his current album is almost up to dateI'm now on the letter D of the updated and revised edition … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | Twenty Five Days In

The 100 Day Project | 2022

The 9th annual 100 Day Project began on Sunday just gone, 13th February, and as in previous years, I'm planning on using the 100 days to clear up a bunch of unfinished projects. This is the 5th year I will have taken part. What’s on my UFO list? The Royal Ballet School journal Moving the … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | 2022

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2020

Beach Read by Emily Henry: January is a 29-year-old romance writer who no longer believes in happily-ever-after. Demoralised and broke, she moves into the beach house she inherited when her father died, hoping to lick her wounds and finish her current manuscript. But then, in a cruel twist of fate, she discovers her neighbour is … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2020

Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life | Amy Krouse Rosenthal

I learned this week that the author Amy Krouse Rosenthal had passed way from Ovarian cancer. She was just 51 years old. Thanks to Cathy Zielske's online classes, I produced two albums based on Amy's book, Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life - Me: The Abridged Version (in 2010) and Him: The Abridged Version (in 2014/15).  Yesterday, I … Continue reading Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life | Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Him | The Abridged Version

Back in 2010 I completed Cathy Zielske's online class, Me: The Abridged Version and loved it.It's still one of my favourite albums.I looked at it again this week and realised that I had made a huge error.Lots of entries were cross-referenced to the Royal Air Force, but when I looked at the entries for 'R' … Continue reading Him | The Abridged Version