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
Four more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook ... New York City ... because you know it was never not going to be included. An outing with friends ... because we all need our friends in order to thrive. Our half-term visit to beautiful Guernsey ... And thoughts on a birthday ...
Two more spreads have been added ... my solo trip to New York and a day out with friends. I've reached the half-way point in the TN now and I reckon that puts me on target to have enough available pages left to complete the year.
During my recent solo adventure to New York City, I revisited the Strand Bookstore and discovered two new-to-me ones along the way: I wrote after my first visit to the Strand that I found it overwhelming. This time I had more of a clue about which sections I wanted to spend time in and the … Continue reading New York City | Bookshops
The High Line is almost 1.5 miles of former elevated train tracks and can be found on Manhattan's West side between the newly redeveloped and reopened Hudson Yards and 14th Street. The High Line at Hudson Yards The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew wild for 25 years after … Continue reading New York City | The High Line
Of all the neighbourhoods in New York City, the West Village is easily the most walkable, its cobbled corners straying from the signature grid that unfurls across the rest of Manhattan. I began my walk on Cherry Lane at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Established in 1924, the theatre is the city's longest continuously running off-Broadway … Continue reading New York City | The West Village
The Guggenheim Museum on 5th Avenue opened its doors to the public in 1959 and was the recipient of mixed reactions - curiosity, admiration and even scorn. Today, the Guggenheim is recognised as one of the greatest architectural accomplishments of the twentieth century. Art Deco splendour The rotunda was closed on the day of my … Continue reading New York City | The Guggenheim
When I last visited New York City's Central Park, there was snow on the ground. The only thing on the ground in early May is cherry blossom. Looking West across the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir I spent the best part of 6 hours in the park and headed further North than I've ever been before … Continue reading New York City | Central Park