New York City | In Search of Books

I had a rough plan for my time in New York City and it consisted of all the things I'd wanted to see on previous visits, but hadn't got around to.  Only a few things on the list were what might you call a classic New York attraction.  Numbers #1 and #2 on my list … Continue reading New York City | In Search of Books

Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

I've lived in London longer than anywhere else I've lived.  The Brainy One has been in London for thirty or more years.  The Boy Child is a Londoner, the only one of us with the place of birth on his passport listed as London.  As I'm now in my 13th year of West London living, I think … Continue reading Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Happy Mail and Its Purpose

Someone told me recently that my sole reasonfor sending reams of Happy Mail over the yearswas because I wanted to receive comments about how kind I am.That, apparently, I "only do things that give gratification."Wow, don't hold back, why don't you tell me what you really think?(I'm putting their comments down to a bad day. … Continue reading Happy Mail and Its Purpose

December Daily, 9th | Christmas Cards

Every year I claim to send less cards.And while we now send less than when we were first married,I find I'm still writing some 70+ cards.{The Brainy One doesn't write a single card}In regard to December Daily, I took a photo of the first batchI wrote, addressed and stamped.  I then added this to the … Continue reading December Daily, 9th | Christmas Cards

Bermudaful Bermuda

So, after much deliberation,we thought, "Hang the expense" and booked a week in Bermuda.    And oh my, it was worth every penny. View from our hotel.  On the ferry from St.George's to Dockyard.We're like two peas in a pod.     Self-explanatory.Bermuda is beautiful and there's no denying it, I fell in love.Sure, it's a long way … Continue reading Bermudaful Bermuda

Hand Made Postcards

I'm still bashing away at the Happy-Mail-that-is-anything-but;I think the end is in sight.  However, I've run out of what I call 'suitable' cards,and was all for popping into the Store of Utter Gorgeousness for a resupply.When I had a light bulb moment ... make my own.I'm a scrapbooker, not a card maker, so I took … Continue reading Hand Made Postcards