Project Life Revisited | Weeks 51 and 52

Week 51: Walks with Tilly are the highlight of my day. I went for my first-ever flu jab. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day were spent quietly at home. Strictly, a new jigsaw and a glass of bubbly. I made an interactive lift-up flap for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. What's not very clear is that … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 51 and 52

Month in Numbers | December 2020

As we get to grips with 2021, and thinking about packing away Christmas, let’s see how the numbers for December looked: 26,296 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month. 33rd pint of blood donated. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 31 sessions on online Pilates. 15 online Step classes via YouTube. … Continue reading Month in Numbers | December 2020

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 49 and 50

Week 49: We went early with the Christmas decorations. The Boy Child captured a beautiful sunrise as he waited for the bus to school. I made the first batch of cranberry sauce. The double-issue of Radio Times went on sale. London's West End was looking very festive and there was a glorious sunset. Week 50: … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 49 and 50

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 47 and 48

Week 47: I caught up on the Americast podcast, which I thoroughly recommend. I splashed out on a set of fabric masks. 🙂 The chalkboard speaks the truth. More sweeping up leaves from our drive. Week 48: We made use of the café in the park. I spent time scrapbooking (and had a new favourite … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 47 and 48

Month in Numbers | November 2020

As we begin one of my favourite months of the year, let's look at November unravelled: 26 days of a national lockdown for England. 4 pieces of Happy Mail sent. 11 Christmas gifts wrapped. 1 cyber crop with The Best Friend. 13 traditional scrapbook pages created. 2 haircuts. 30 sessions of online Pilates. 15 online … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2020

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 45 and 46

Week 45: West London had a few days of weather that was worth photographing. The US election had me gripped, even though the sitting president soon had me shouting at the TV and incandescent with rage (again). The US election result I was hoping for came four days after the USA went to the polls … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 45 and 46

Month in Numbers | October 2020

How did October pan out in these weird times? Let's see what the numbers had to say: 46 walks with Tilly. 4 haircuts. 5 visits with family members. Another month with Covid-19 restrictions in place across the UK. London has now spent 15 days in Tier 2 - High. I fully expect another national lockdown … Continue reading Month in Numbers | October 2020

Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – At Home Revisited

Back in April, as well as reaching out to friends around the world for their thoughts on lockdown, I also wrote a short piece about my own lockdown experiences. Six months on, I've written another, so grab a cuppa and pull up a chair. As I type this, London currently sits in Tier 2 - … Continue reading Covid-19 | Life in Lockdown – At Home Revisited

Project Life Revisited | Weeks 39 and 40

Week 39: The week began with a visit to the orthodontist. I dropped off a lot of donations at Oxfam. Autumn had arrived, but I remained sockless. The PM addressed the Nation for a second time and he left me frustrated and annoyed. Week 40: I met up with my friends for a socially-distanced chat … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 39 and 40