The Cruel Act of Ghosting

I'd heard about ghosting, but only in relation to dating scenarios.Think Charlize Theron and Sean Penn.  But last week, Thursday evening to be exact, the penny dropped.Someone related to me, someone I share a lifetime of love and memories with,has cut off contact without offering any kind of explanation.{Maybe I'd subconsciously seen it coming?} That realisation … Continue reading The Cruel Act of Ghosting

Reducing My Online Footprint

The Brainy One and I have been subjected to protracted anonymous attemptsto gain access to our varied and numerous online accountsI won't bore you with the details, but suffice to say, we are actively taking steps to reduce our online footprint.I have deactivated my Facebook accounts (personal and the blog's).I have never been on LinkedIn.I have … Continue reading Reducing My Online Footprint

From the T’internet | Blogs of Note

When I began blogging, I sought out fellow bloggerswho were writing about what I was writing about.Namely, scrapbooking and photography.However, as the years have passed, I've become a reader of a wide-range of blogs.Here are two current favourites:Jaime at angloyankophile, I discovered through her guest post on Shimelle's blog.Apart from living in London, her in … Continue reading From the T’internet | Blogs of Note

A Diary and a Pen Still Equals a Planner

I love the planners that have popped up in the scrapbooking world of late.But I'm not tempted (well, maybe a little) ...I'll stick to my diary and a pen. For more than twenty years, I have had an annual diary from Smythson.It's been a yearly treat to myself.(Which is no more expensive than some of the planners … Continue reading A Diary and a Pen Still Equals a Planner

Easy Christmas Decor

Christmas is becoming hard to ignore.I saw a Christmas wreath on a door just yesterday.The local shopping centre already has its Christmas decorations up,and the tree appeared overnight.The Christmas catalogues are landing on the doormat daily.I browse the catalogues in search of inspiration for Christmas gifts and décor. ~ source ~I particularly liked this piece from … Continue reading Easy Christmas Decor