Right Now …

I'm currently ... Reading: (and re-reading) The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang.  I reviewed it here. Listening to: The Mama Mia! Here We Go Again soundtrack.  It's been the soundtrack of our Summer. Watching: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime. Planning: What we'll be doing during the October half-term.  The plans involve passports. Making: … Continue reading Right Now …

Month in Numbers | September

Did September turn out to be sensational?  Let's take a look at the numbers ... The Boy Child moved to Secondary School and began Year 7. 1 wedding invitation received. 505 photos taken this month, mostly on my dSLR camera. 12 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 9 days with a four-legged friend in our house. … Continue reading Month in Numbers | September

Scrapping in 2018 #11

Scrapbooking time was virtually non-existent during the Summer holidays, and what little time available was allocated to our holiday Traveller's Notebook. I've added a page to The Boy Child's album - one about being runner-up for a prize initiated by the family of his teacher who died.  The Cup (it's actually a rose bowl) is … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #11

Month in Numbers | August 2018

Did August turn out to be awesome?  Let's see what the numbers made of it: 9: the number of nights we spent in Valencia, Spain. 2: the number of scrapbooking layouts I completed (including this one).  That's what the Summer holidays do for my creativity. Nil: the number of lengths swum by me in the … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2018

Summer Holiday | Traveler’s Notebook

Earlier this month, we nipped over to Valencia in Spain to see friends.  Along with supplies for The Boy Child's Summer Scrapbook, I packed a traveler's notebook.  The Boy Child managed to keep on top of his project better then I did, perhaps because mine is more detailed.At the time of drafting this post, I … Continue reading Summer Holiday | Traveler’s Notebook

Summer Scrapbook

Have you heard that expression, "What's need got to do with it?"  That was me recently, right at the moment I clicked 'buy'.I have an ongoing 12x12 album for our travels this year (New York City, Washington, DC and Jersey).  I use a Traveler's Notebook for a spot of scrapbooking on the road. I have … Continue reading Summer Scrapbook

10 Ways To Make Yourself Feel Better

Here's my Top 10 of things I do in order to feel better: Make a cup of tea - the cure for all ills.  Use your favourite mug, blow the dust off the teapot and once made, cradle said mug in your hands while you stare into space for 10 minutes. Take a nap - … Continue reading 10 Ways To Make Yourself Feel Better

A Return to the Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Our first outing of the Summer holidays was a return to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, where we found much better weather than last year.I actively didn't take that many photos, just enough for a scrapbook page and I enjoyed not looking at things through a viewfinder.As I said last year, the museum has … Continue reading A Return to the Imperial War Museum, Duxford