Me on Monday

We had more lovely Autumnal weather and did our best to be outside in it. Little Venice I smile every time I come through the front door and see our freshly decorated walls :)A friend and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge (you might have seen a few images … Continue reading Me on Monday

Me on Monday

It was another full week. The decorator was here for two daysWe changed out the pendant light fittings in our living roomI put the living room back together, swapping furniture between rooms as I wentThe Brainy One's cousins stopped by en route to a few days in townThe Brainy One celebrated a significant birthdayWe had … Continue reading Me on Monday

Me on Monday

It was a busy week, with lovely Autumnal weather We took delivery of a brand new mattress for our bedTilly and I met our friend for a long afternoon walkI went to see Chelsea in Bloom :)There was a day of Zoom meetings :(There was a lot of moving furniture aroundSeveral hundred books were taken … Continue reading Me on Monday

Me on Monday

It was a quiet week, one where we were happy to stay mostly close to home. We took friends to our favourite garden centre for brunch We went out with Tilly twice a dayI requested a timeslot for the first parents/teacher meeting of the new school year. It will be over ZoomWe spent the morning … Continue reading Me on Monday

Me on Monday

It was a week where we embraced the return of the back-to-school routine. There were haircuts all roundThe Boy returned to school in Year 10 (after producing two negative tests)My copy of The Heart Principle finally arrived. (I think Helen Hoang essentially rewrote this book during the final edit, because the story now is nothing … Continue reading Me on Monday

Me on Monday

This past week was the best we've had in a few months ... The Boy returned to school for full-time, in-person learning. As previously mentioned, he has to take a compulsory lateral flow test twice a week. The Brainy One received his first dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine and, as with me, there have … Continue reading Me on Monday

This Weekend I …

... nearly ran out of steam in my role as Family's Entertainment Officer.  Neither Plans A or B for Saturday came to fruition thanks to a combination of wet weather, 'emergency' road works and long queues. Plan C was simply a walk around St. James's Park, lunch in a coffee shop and a new magazine.  It … Continue reading This Weekend I …

This Weekend I …

... The weekend was almost a complete washout.  We had heavy rain and some snow both days.  I cancelled our plans to go into town to see Lumiere London and quickly devised Plan B.Saturday's Plan B basically consisted of dodging the rain showers to have lunch in a coffee shop, purely because The Boy Child was beginning to show … Continue reading This Weekend I …