Staying at home has had its advantages. During the first month of this year's 100 Day Project, I've worked steadily and enthusiastically on bringing all my stories and photos of my RAF days into one place. By Day 3 however, it was obvious that I was going to have to change tack. Project Life pocket-pages … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | One Month In
Category: The History Project
The 100 Day Project | The End
Taken as a whole, I loved this project. I missed just one day out of the 100 and didn't stress about it. Three of my five targeted projects were finished (and I'm seriously glad to have The History Project done and dusted) and the remaining two are further along than they were 100 days ago. … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | The End
The 100 Day Project | Two Months In
Throughout May, I continued to crack on with The History Project and can now report that it is finally complete! I did enjoy the project, but it was in danger of becoming a chore. The History Project I've completed some more of the small album about London 2012. This has been about 75% full for … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | Two Months In
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Alliums at Kew Listening: to You Say by Lauren Daigle. She sounds a lot like Adele, but that doesn't detract from it being a great song. Reading: The Gown by Jennifer Robson. Review coming at the end of June. Planning: the Summer holidays - a holiday, day trips, overnight trips and more. Writing: daily for … Continue reading Right Now …
The 100 Day Project | One Month In
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
100 Day Project
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
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. Sparkling in History, July 1981 Without a doubt, History was my favourite subject. … Continue reading What Was Your Favourite Subject at School?
What Was Your Least 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?
Fashion Faux Pas
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
The History Project | The Restart
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