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

Blog Review | 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours!Throughout 2018, one thing was crystal clear, I absolutely write for me, and for me alone.  That you, a reader, may have found something of interest is always a bonus.  (I have a post about my thoughts on 10 years of blogging going live later this week.)  Becoming more … Continue reading Blog Review | 2018

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party.  It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Two more spreads have been added to my Nourish Traveller's Notebook ... The first one features the friends who now live in Spain.  Their hospitality and generosity towards us as a family can't be underestimated.The second spread also features friends.  Local friends who always know when a get together is the best medicine.It seems that … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Scrapping in 2018 #11

Scrapbooking time was virtually non-existent during the Summer holidays, and what little time available was allocated to our holiday Traveller's Notebook. I've added a page to The Boy Child's album - one about being runner-up for a prize initiated by the family of his teacher who died.  The Cup (it's actually a rose bowl) is … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #11

Summer Holiday | Traveler’s Notebook

Earlier this month, we nipped over to Valencia in Spain to see friends.  Along with supplies for The Boy Child's Summer Scrapbook, I packed a traveler's notebook.  The Boy Child managed to keep on top of his project better then I did, perhaps because mine is more detailed.At the time of drafting this post, I … Continue reading Summer Holiday | Traveler’s Notebook