Having chosen to use these 100 days of creativity to square away numerous unfinished projects, I've made a promising start. I haven't missed a day, although one day found me adding a photo and embellishments at 10 pm. On day 1, I knocked off a Project Life spread from when I took with The Boy … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | One Month In
This year's 100 Day Project is live! This year, I've decided to use the 100 Day Project to finish off the handful of abandoned works in progress I have around the place. Five UFOs to tackle In no particular order, I have the following UFOs: A small album recording each day of London 2012 The … Continue reading 100 Day Project
My mum did me a huge favour when she kept the majority of my school reports ... and then, years later, passing them onto me. The History Project has given me reason to pull them out of a folder and re-read them. Sparkling in History, July 1981 Without a doubt, History was my favourite subject. … Continue reading What Was Your Favourite Subject at School?
My mum did me a huge favour when she kept the majority of my school reports ... and then, years later, passing them onto me. The History Project has given me reason to pull them out of a folder and re-read them. The mark that put me at the bottom of the class for Chemistry … Continue reading What Was Your Least Favourite Subject at School?
Inspired by both sorting through old family photos to use in The History Project and this post from my lovely friend Deb, I thought I'd share a few snaps of me in my youth ... The mid '70s: I have no recollection of this dress at all (thank goodness!). It would seem that my collection … Continue reading Fashion Faux Pas
Having told you recently that I planned to complete The History Project during the upcoming 100 Day Project, I've actually gone ahead and begun working on it again. Waiting for laundry presents a perfect opportunity It's been a lot of fun to spend time thinking about the first twenty years of my life. I've been … Continue reading The History Project | The Restart
I signed up for Kerri Bradford's online class, The History Project, in January 2015, full of enthusiasm, but somehow it became one of those online courses that I didn't complete. I came across my uncompleted work in a drawer recently when looking for Lego instructions (as you do). As I flicked through the worksheets, I … Continue reading The History Project | Revisited
I'm busy collating memories for the ongoing online class, The History Project.I had seriously underestimated the amount of writing involved!One fun topic has been the television shows of my youth:Dallas: Mum and I watched this on Tuesday evening, just the two of us,as everyone else was out at various activites MASH: my dad's favourite and we … Continue reading Memories of TV
I'm currently thinking about and writing about the music from my childhood as part of The History Project online class .Bearing in mind that I am now in my mid 40s, my childhood musical heydays were the late 70s and the early 80s.Songs like:Geno and Come on Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners (1981 and 1982). These songs were … Continue reading Music Memories
It's been a:MoT and car insurance sorting, filling up the freezer, newspaper reading and tea drinking, ironing, menu planning, buying the groceries forgotten the first time around, working on The History Project, and drinking tea in the park en route to pick-up kind of Monday.This post is adapted from Sian's Me on Monday theme, which you can find on the fabulous From High in the Sky blog.