Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020 | Days 11-15

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 11: Walking the 4 miles to school and back is not a bad way to begin the day. Day … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020 | Days 11-15

Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020 | Days 6-10

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 6: A couple of hours set aside for scrapbooking were just what the doctor ordered. 🙂 Day … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020 | Days 6-10

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 35 and 36

Week 35: It was a quiet week, with not many photos. Tilly was happy to snooze the morning away after her walk. We walked in the grounds of Pitzhanger Manor. Saturday night suppers are homemade pizzas. 🙂 Week 36: I travelled on public transport for the first time in 6 months. I spent two mornings … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 35 and 36

Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020 | Days 1-5

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 1: Leaving school uniform shopping until the end of the school holidays doesn't work. The Boy Child … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | September 2020 | Days 1-5

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 33 and 34

Week 33: I added an insert for this week to allow for extra photos. I met my friends for a drink at the pub. I took The Boy Child to buy school shoes. We travelled to South Lakeland for a long weekend - Ulverston and Gummer's Howe. Week 34: We ended our weekend away with … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 33 and 34

Month in Numbers | July 2020

Did July turn out to be joyous? Let's see what the numbers have to say: Another 31 days with lockdown measures in place. 132 days since the UK lockdown began. 12 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 6 visits with family members. 7 day of homeschooling. 3 haircuts. 100 days of the 100 Day Project complete. … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2020

Life in Lockdown | Turning Negatives into Positives

I've noticed that I've been feeling more 'down' of late, and even though I know it's okay to feel all the feelings, I'd much rather focus on the positives. Travel: Comfortless Cove, Ascension Island The negative: All our travel plans for this year have been postponed or cancelled. The positive: There is still an outside … Continue reading Life in Lockdown | Turning Negatives into Positives

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 25 and 26

Week 25: It was a slow news week. The Boy Child had a Zoom meeting with his teacher and fellow students. Tilly had the right idea. We met up with my lovely SiL for a socially-distanced walk in the woods with the dogs. Week 26: I had an appointment at my GP's surgery. I made … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 25 and 26

Month in Numbers | June 2020

Another 30 days at, or very near home, but that didn't mean that June wasn't joyful. Let's see what the numbers have to say: 11 online Step classes completed. 30 online sessions of Pilates. 4 pre-booked Field Trips. 101 days since the UK went into Lockdown. 23 more days of homeschooling. The novelty has long … Continue reading Month in Numbers | June 2020