December Daily | Foundation Pages

With less than a month until the beginning of December, I'm planning this year's December Daily album.  This will my tenth year in a row documenting the run up to Christmas Day, and it's still my favourite project.  I toyed with the idea of using a Traveler's Notebook, but in the end settled on an album from Simple … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

Month in Numbers | October

I don't know where October went.  I seem to have blinked and missed it!  Let's see if October was oarsome {ahem}:During our three days long road trip around the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire borders, we visited 4 new-to-us destinations: Westonbirt Arboretum, Castle Combe, Lacock and Avebury.  We covered some 350 miles, most of which were on beautiful 'B' roads.  … Continue reading Month in Numbers | October

This Weekend I …

At this time of year, I'm envious of Instagram images showing families having a blast in a pumpkin patch.  All those blue skies, cute kids and an overload of, you know, orangeness. This year, however, I had a plan.   Turned out not to be a very good plan, but a plan nonetheless.  We took a short road trip … Continue reading This Weekend I …

Instagram | How to Make The Most of Your Feed

Instagram recently celebrated its 10th birthday and my feed just passed its 1000th post.  Never one to be on trend, I signed up two years ago and thought now was a good time to share a few things I've learned along the way. Instagram is easy to use.  Use the private account option if you must, … Continue reading Instagram | How to Make The Most of Your Feed

ScrapAGoGo

Having just signed up for a weekend residential crop next June (with my best pal; an added bonus), it's time to share a few layouts created over the last week or so. ~ This one just needs a spot of journaling ~ With half-term beginning later today, there'll be almost no time next week to play with … Continue reading ScrapAGoGo

This and That

I've felt the urge to nest lately and, because of that urge, I've stayed close to home this week.  Nothing special, just, you know, pottering about. Waging war on the gazillion leaves that land on our drive throughout Autumn.  Working on improving, moving platforms and re-branding my blog.  {If you've made the switch over from Blogger, thank … Continue reading This and That

Month in Numbers | September

October's dropped by in a haze of blue sky, sunshine and crisp winds.But first, let's see whether September was sensational ...Yr. 6: the final year of Primary School ... gulp!One RAK: took a photo of the two Mormon missionaries andemailed it to their mums.  Job done.24,297: my highest daily step count.Exploring London is one way … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September

On a Random Mission

Yesterday, I did something completely out of character.I approached two well-dressed young men and asked if they would like me to take their picture.I even suggested how they might like to pose.Let me explain ... I follow Heidi Swapp on Instagram and via her blog. As well as being what you might call a big noise in … Continue reading On a Random Mission

Design Your Life 2.0 | Week One

Design Your Life by Cathy Zielske is up and running,and Week One introduced the idea of symmetry and asymmetry on scrapbook pages.    The first assignment was to produce a symmetrical layout using a grid design.I used recent photos of The Boy Child to tell a story from over twenty years ago. Isn't it great when … Continue reading Design Your Life 2.0 | Week One

This Weekend I …

As the weather this weekend was cooler than of late,we chose to spend a little more time inside,with a visit to the National Army Museum at the top of our list.  It reopened in March of this year, after a major overhaul of the space,  and like the Design Museum, the space has clearly been well thought … Continue reading This Weekend I …