New York City | The Traveler’s Notebook

I'm off on a solo trip shortly to my beloved New York City. A mini book for a sizeable city I've developed a fondness for the mini traveler's notebook, as it's forced me to look at design and sizing differently. The plan for this short trip is one page of journaling and one page of … Continue reading New York City | The Traveler’s Notebook

OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

Two more spreads have been added ... our trip to Devon and a trip we made in the Easter holidays. Devon delight Super Sywell You might that these designs look familiar, and you'd be correct. I'm using just three or four different ones for this traveler's notebook, so that when it's finished, they will join … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

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

Month in Numbers | March 2019

Did March turn out to be marvellous? Let's see what the numbers tell us: 10 pieces of Happy Mail sent by me. Sadly, I also sent 4 cards acknowledging 4 deaths in the wider family. 3 separate trips booked for later this year - two for the family and a solo adventure for me. My … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March 2019

OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

Five spreads have been added to my One Little Word traveler's notebook ... First up was the day we introduced our Goddaughter and her family to the marvellous Northala Fields. Next up was our visit to beautiful Cambridge. And linked to Cambridge was meeting Deb at long last. This didn't end how it began. I … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

Month in Numbers | January 2019

January was a busy month here at This West London Life ... let's take a look at how the numbers shaped up: January 2019 My biggest daily step count came in at 16,562. I swan 390 lengths of the gym's pool. If it weren't for a u/s heating thermostat, it would have been quite a … Continue reading Month in Numbers | January 2019

OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

I'm using a traveler's notebook to record our One Little Word again this year. But I inadvertently ordered a mini TN - it's just 5.5x3.5. It will make for interesting scrapping. The first entry marks The Boy Child's recent birthday ... Birthday Boy ... the second entry marks the discover of a new-to-us park area … Continue reading OLW | Thrive and the Traveler’s Notebook

Scrapping in 2019 | The Goals

Mindful of the fact we don't have a lot of storage space left to use, I've been thinking about this year's scrapbooking goals.  It's a given that often times, scrapbooking is a kind of therapy for me, so there's no way I'm ready (or want) to stop. I'll continue with a year-long album, which usually becomes … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 | The Goals

Finishing Up The One Little Word Traveler’s Notebook | Nourish

How I love the look and feel of this traveler's notebook!  Turns out that 2018 was an excellent year in which to decide to nourish myself.The last few entries are, as you might expect, Christmas related.  There was lunch with two of my local girlfriends. There was that visit to the Royal Albert Hall.  And yes, … Continue reading Finishing Up The One Little Word Traveler’s Notebook | Nourish