Having seen Come From Away recently, I've been thinking a lot about that day. It's one of those days that no-one who experienced it in real life or through the power of broadcast media will ever forget. It was a day that began as any other - the commute to work, 14 miles from my … Continue reading On This Day | Where Were You?
Towards the end of the Summer holidays, The Boy Child and I went into the West End to see Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre on Charing Cross Road. Come From Away is the story of what happened in a small town, Gander, in Newfoundland, Canada on Tuesday, 11th September 2001, when 38 international … Continue reading Come From Away
Four more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook ... New York City ... because you know it was never not going to be included. An outing with friends ... because we all need our friends in order to thrive. Our half-term visit to beautiful Guernsey ... And thoughts on a birthday ...
The lovely Mary Lou of Patio Postcards is hosting the annual Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt again this year. Hop on over to her blog to see who else is joining in. Here's what I have found so far: #1: An Outdoor Clock: The clock in Figure Court, Royal Hospital Chelsea - 4 June 2019 #6: … Continue reading Photography Scavenger Hunt 2019 | Link #1
Did May turn out to be marvellous? I should say so and here are the numbers to prove it: May's Month in Numbers 31, 985: the daily step count of this magnitude can only mean one thing ... NYC. ... psst! Don't tell, this is just between us ... I may have celebrated a birthday … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2019
One Day in December by Josie Silver: I picked this up in Barnes & Noble on my last morning in New York City. I started it while waiting for the bus to JFK, continued reading it on the bus, in the departure lounge and I was done by wheels up. It's that good! I suggest … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2019
Two more spreads have been added ... my solo trip to New York and a day out with friends. I've reached the half-way point in the TN now and I reckon that puts me on target to have enough available pages left to complete the year.
I haven't made many 12x12 scrapbook pages since the middle of April, and having chosen not to have a specific album for our travels this year, I've decided to add New York to the 2019 album in a series of pocket pages. I found the New York Project Life style cards through Instagram (you can … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #6
During my recent solo adventure to New York City, I revisited the Strand Bookstore and discovered two new-to-me ones along the way: I wrote after my first visit to the Strand that I found it overwhelming. This time I had more of a clue about which sections I wanted to spend time in and the … Continue reading New York City | Bookshops
The High Line is almost 1.5 miles of former elevated train tracks and can be found on Manhattan's West side between the newly redeveloped and reopened Hudson Yards and 14th Street. The High Line at Hudson Yards The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew wild for 25 years after … Continue reading New York City | The High Line