As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party. It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook
Added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook this month is a spread about our closest (and my oldest) friends:The TN is now so fat and bulky, I'm not sure how many spreads I'll be able to squeeze in, even though I have space for nine more.
This weekend saw The Brainy One and I go out on a Saturday night without The Boy Child for only the second time this year. It did mean that I had to cancel the Strictly WhatsApp conversation, but it was just about worth it.The Dutch friends had invited us to try out a new bistro … Continue reading Me on Monday
You may have seen last week that we recently took The Boy Child to see the masterpiece that is Willy Russell's Blood Brothers. The story is a contemporary nature versus nurture plot, revolving around fraternal twins Mickey and Eddie, who were separated at birth, one subsequently being raised in a wealthy family, the other in a poor family. The … Continue reading Blood Brothers
This month, I've been using my crafting time to fill in any blanks in our 2018 album and in The Boy Child's album. There was a title page for the second 2018 album (we average 2 albums per year plus one for that year's travels. I'm not joking when I say that we are running … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #14
Stowe is home to an astonishing 250 acres of gardens and 750 acres of parkland. That's what you call gardening on the grandest scale. The mansion is now home to Stowe School which, thanks to the Stowe House Preservation Trust, is still open to the public. The last family to reside in the house had extravagant tastes … Continue reading Stowe Parkland and Gardens
Two more spreads have been added to my Nourish Traveller's Notebook ... The first one features the friends who now live in Spain. Their hospitality and generosity towards us as a family can't be underestimated.The second spread also features friends. Local friends who always know when a get together is the best medicine.It seems that … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook
Two hours at lunch with good friends can make all the difference to how I cope with the difficult days.
Did August turn out to be awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 9: the number of nights we spent in Valencia, Spain. 2: the number of scrapbooking layouts I completed (including this one). That's what the Summer holidays do for my creativity. Nil: the number of lengths swum by me in the … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2018
There are hundreds of different colours to choose from, but I still pick the same one … OPI's Chick Flick Cherry.