December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year. Day 6 was about donating toiletries, socks and gloves via the school to our local homeless shelter.Day 7 was about a fun evening at the school's Christmas Disco.Day 8 was about a superb day in the Cotswolds with my Goddaughter and her family.  I wanted … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Days 6-10

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party.  It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year.  Let's begin by seeing what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like … My manifesto for December Daily 2018 came down to just a few sentences (and they were inspired by the ever-brilliant Ali Edwards): December, welcome back!  Twenty five days in which … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Month in Numbers | November 2018

I probably write this every early December; how can we be heading towards Christmas?  But what about November?  Let's take a look at the numbers: 100 years since the Armistice ended the First World War.  Lest we forget. 20,633 was my highest daily step count total. 15 Christmas presents bought and wrapped ... some of … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2018

December Daily | Foundation Pages

Welcome to this year's December Daily; it's my favourite project of the year.  Ordinarily I begin work on the foundation pages in mid-October, but this year there was a blip in my plan. The calendar was a free download from Ali. The kit I'd ordered via Scrapbook & Cards Today in late September failed to … Continue reading December Daily | Foundation Pages

Right Now …

Supporting a friend who is going through a difficult time.  A pot of tea always helps. Thinking about Christmas. Reading Wonder by RJ Palacio. Watching the new series of Outlander on Amazon Prime. Realising that good health is not guaranteed. Making not as many scrapbook pages as I might like. Listening to Stephen Fry read … Continue reading Right Now …

Month in Numbers | October 2018

October has been and gone in a blur of crisp and clear days, sunshine and chilly evenings.  Let's see how the numbers look:15 pieces of Happy Mail sent. One black eye (and a whole host of other bumps and bruises). 330 lengths in the pool at the gym. £8.80 won on the Euros ... not … Continue reading Month in Numbers | October 2018