Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall

Last weekend, we had friends to stay and we treated them to the Christmas Sing-a-long at the Royal Albert Hall.  It's a lot of fun.Ordinarily, whenever we go to a carol concert or the Panto, we throw on a Christmas jumper and call it done.  I was, therefore, rather alarmed when my friend, she of … Continue reading Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall

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

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