New York City | The West Village

Of all the neighbourhoods in New York City, the West Village is easily the most walkable, its cobbled corners straying from the signature grid that unfurls across the rest of Manhattan. I began my walk on Cherry Lane at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Established in 1924, the theatre is the city's longest continuously running off-Broadway … Continue reading New York City | The West Village

New York City | The Guggenheim

The Guggenheim Museum on 5th Avenue opened its doors to the public in 1959 and was the recipient of mixed reactions - curiosity, admiration and even scorn. Today, the Guggenheim is recognised as one of the greatest architectural accomplishments of the twentieth century. Art Deco splendour The rotunda was closed on the day of my … Continue reading New York City | The Guggenheim

New York City | The Traveler’s Notebook

I'm off on a solo trip shortly to my beloved New York City. A mini book for a sizeable city I've developed a fondness for the mini traveler's notebook, as it's forced me to look at design and sizing differently. The plan for this short trip is one page of journaling and one page of … Continue reading New York City | The Traveler’s Notebook

What Solo International Travel Has Taught Me

I'm heading out on a solo adventure shortly and I'm excited! My first taste of solo international travel took me all the way to Gibraltar in February, 2003 - chosen for the short flight time, its innate Britishness coupled with a 'foreign' appeal and English as the national language. I went for just 2 nights … Continue reading What Solo International Travel Has Taught Me

The 100 Day Project | One Month In

Having chosen to use these 100 days of creativity to square away numerous unfinished projects, I've made a promising start. I haven't missed a day, although one day found me adding a photo and embellishments at 10 pm. On day 1, I knocked off a Project Life spread from when I took with The Boy … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | One Month In

100 Day Project

This year's 100 Day Project is live! This year, I've decided to use the 100 Day Project to finish off the handful of abandoned works in progress I have around the place. Five UFOs to tackle In no particular order, I have the following UFOs: A small album recording each day of London 2012 The … Continue reading 100 Day Project

Month in Numbers | March 2019

Did March turn out to be marvellous? Let's see what the numbers tell us: 10 pieces of Happy Mail sent by me. Sadly, I also sent 4 cards acknowledging 4 deaths in the wider family. 3 separate trips booked for later this year - two for the family and a solo adventure for me. My … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March 2019

Blog Review | 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours!Throughout 2018, one thing was crystal clear, I absolutely write for me, and for me alone.  That you, a reader, may have found something of interest is always a bonus.  (I have a post about my thoughts on 10 years of blogging going live later this week.)  Becoming more … Continue reading Blog Review | 2018