If you believe everything you hear/read, blogging is on the decline. Something to do with people no longer having the concentration levels to read and digest a post of more than a few words. I disagree, although I recognise that my number of regular readers and commenters has decreased this year. I believe that the blogging … Continue reading Bloggers’ Lunch
Roy Stewart Wilson, service number 64904, was a pilot in the Royal Air Force and he died on 14 July 1941. He was just nineteen years old and the son of James and Eileen Wilson. I have no connection to him whatsoever. Yet on Sunday morning, I placed a cross at our local War Memorial in his honour (and … Continue reading We’ll Remember You
Aside from all but finishing the Traveler's Notebook about our exploits in Sapin,I managed to make a whopping 11 scrapbook pages over the course of two days! Four were 12x12 pocket pages, three were 8.5x11 (a size I'd challenged myself to produce) and the remainder were 12x12(three were double-page spreads and one was a single-page spread). That's what I … Continue reading Weekend Retreat | What Did I Make?
... indulged my love of scrapbooking, in a room full of like-minded ladies ... and it was amazing!There'll be more later this week about the sort of things I made/produced,but let me share the venue with you first.We were based on the glorious campus of theRoyal Agricultural University in Gloucestershire.It was so gorgeous that I immediately … Continue reading This Weekend I …
Another week has passed by without receiving any Happy Mail,so we'll skip directly to the memo about the weekend.It was my best friend's son's birthday on Saturdayand we marked it with a visit to the Cotswold Water Park.I can't even begin to tell how wonderful it was!There's a lot of truth in the expression, "friends are … Continue reading This Weekend I …
"Avoiding the problems you need to faceis avoiding the life you need to live." … Continue reading What Caught My Eye #10
Last month, not much scrapbooking got done, what with the The Boy Child being on school holidays. I'd planned on rectifying that this month. And where better than beginning with a double page spread of Max. I still have a smallish pile of photos waiting for a home in the Los Hermanos album, and with … Continue reading Hands on Therapy
... I'm finding the going to be tough.I'll be back next week.
When The Brainy One travels abroad for work,a few things happen in our house. I change our bed.I love a freshly made bed.More so if I don't have to share it for a night or two.Is that selfish of me? I also get into that freshly made bed earlier then when TBO is home.The ritual involving … Continue reading Rituals
The only bright spot in a week of envelopes with windows inwas the arrival of my sub copy of The Simple Things.Plans to read it over the weekend didn't materialise, but I'll be rectifying that error today.As for the weekend, we drove 25 miles out into the countryside in order to dog walk in the woods.It was … Continue reading Memos: Mail: Me