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.
Four more double spreads have been added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook: our trip to Jersey, the significant birthday I keep mentioning, a dinner party and the GoGo Getaway weekend … the TN is now so fat and bulky, it's actually quite hard to open flat. Which is exactly how it should be. … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook
This last post about Jersey (until our next visit) belongs to the traveller's notebook journal.As it was a short trip, just 4 nights, it was easy to keep on top of … particularly when I worked on it when sitting on the terrace in the eveningsI kept to my usual format, except that this time … Continue reading The Jersey Journal
The Gogo Getaway had a specific theme for its 10 year anniversary. The special guest designer was Shimelle Laine and all the products used in each and every class were from her latest paper range for American Crafts, A Box of Crayons. Those of you who attend residential scrapbooking retreats will know that sticking and … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #8 | The Gogo Getaway After Hours
Back in October last year, The Best Friend suggested we book for the 10th Anniversary weekend of Gogo Getaway. Having waited almost eight months for it to arrive, that weekend has been and gone.The venue was in a lovely hotel set in gorgeous grounds, around 30 miles from West London. There's been a lot of … Continue reading A Weekend at GoGo Getaway
Jersey's capital of St. Helier is a short bus ride from St. Brelade's Bay. We visited on a Sunday and were both astonished and delighted to find that most shops, cafés and restaurants were closed. We were able to explore at our own pace and drift along side streets and hidden alleyways without fighting hordes of … Continue reading Jersey | St. Helier
During the recent half-term, we nipped on a plane and flew for a mere 35 minutes to the beautiful island of Jersey.Far enough away to feel like 'abroad' and familiar enough to feel British. We stayed in the gorgeous St. Brelade's Bay and our hotel over looked the beach. The beach is apparently in the … Continue reading Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay