Miss Tilly celebrated her first birthday recently and what better way to mark the occasion that to join a family get-together in London. On a sunny but chilly Sunday afternoon, we gathered at Chiswick House and Gardens. All seven puppies plus mum and dad. It was all rather chaotic, as well as being rather lovely. … Continue reading Tilly’s Family Reunion
A few more spreads have been added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook. Becoming Irish was always going in there: Gold shamrock covers my personal details As was the road trip to Luxembourg for the wedding: And, obviously, the wedding: I have room for just more 5 spreads in the traveler's notebook, and it … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook
The family British, Colombian, French. We're sisters, brothers, husbands, wives, sons, cousins, aunties, uncles, nephews and granny. Above all, we're a family.
Back in 2014, I wrote three posts where I mentioned The Boy Child's difficulties with learning to ride a bike without stabilisers (you can find them here, here and here). So you might now think that I'm about to tell you that The Boy Child is fully-fledged on two wheels. Not so. But we might … Continue reading The Wheels Go Round | Revisited
Keeping our Summer Check List in mind and the idea of a slow summer, on a recent warm and sunny afternoon, I suggested a visit to Osterley Park. The parkland welcomes dogs and the pop-up ice cream stalls were out in force. We were there for about 2 hours and it was ideal - both … Continue reading Slow Summer #2 | Osterley Park
The Shuttleworth Collection is a private collection of historic aircraft and vehicles based at Old Warden in Bedfordshire. Run as a charity, the Collection is open to the public and runs flying events throughout the summer months. Spitfire In a complete contrast to RIAT, the air shows feature aircraft from World Wars I and II … Continue reading Families Air Show at the Shuttleworth Collection
Two more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook ... The Lakeland Wedding... and RIAT ... What have you been creating?
Four more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook: That visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea ... That magical outing ... The Brother's birthday ... That day at Wimbledon ... What have you been creating?
Over excited ladies Shared interests can bring about a friendship. Wimbledon with her has been one of the best days of this year.
The lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog pointed me recently in the direction of Brené Brown‘s new weekly gratitude practice, TGIF. Most of us would recognise TGIF as an acronym for Thank God It’s Friday, but in Brené’s world it stands for Trusting, Grateful, Inspired and Fun. Seven bundles of cuteness Trusting: that mummy duck can keep her … Continue reading TGIF | With a Difference #3