Recording Our Northern Road Trip

I've lost my way a little with my scrapbooking recently, storage space for new albums is almost non-existent and I'm about done with taking a large bag of stash with me when we travel. But that doesn't mean I wasn't up to the job of recording our recent road trip to South Lakeland. Enter the … Continue reading Recording Our Northern Road Trip

Month in Numbers | August 2021

Was August awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 11.5 days of having the decorator in the house 30 pieces of Happy Mail written, addressed and posted 33,745 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 34 walks with Tilly The Boy received his 1st dose of the Pfizer vaccine … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2021

Northern Road Trip | Hiking Loughrigg

Loughrigg - seen from Grasmere Loughrigg Fell might not be the biggest peak in the Lake District but standing by the summit trig point you would hardy guess this. The reason it packs such a punch for its size is down to its prominent and isolated position. It sits right at the junction of five … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Hiking Loughrigg

Northern Road Trip | Ulverston

In what's become a summer tradition, we recently spent a long weekend in the South Lakeland town of Ulverston. The Cross, Market Street, Ulverston The beauty of Ulverston is that it never changes. Well, it does change, but not much from year to year ... and I say this as someone who has been going … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Ulverston

Me on Monday

A week of more torrential rain, bright yellow walls and a road trip: There were 3 more days of redecorationI purchased lamp shades that I didn't think The Brainy One and The Boy would think much of. They both surprised meThe Boy and I discovered some more of London's secrets during Slow Summer outingsWe headed … Continue reading Me on Monday

Summer Plans 2021 | The Second Covid Summer

The Summer holidays are here ... as is the third wave of Covid-19. How do I give The Boy a great Summer without putting any of us at serious risk? River Thames at Kew The answer has actually been quite simple - we've made the decision to limit our exposure by cancelling a number of … Continue reading Summer Plans 2021 | The Second Covid Summer

Scrapbooking in 2021 | May and June

I made a single page to showcase May. I used an old design by Shimelle to record a day spent at Hughenden with friends-who-are-like-family - it was the first time we'd seen them since Christmas 2019. For June, I chose to record our day at Cerney House and Gardens and I used a sketch I'd … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | May and June