For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2019

It's a month for re-reading a number of books on my shelves. The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan:  I initially reviewed this in January 2018: I bought this with my book token and on the recommendation of Good Housekeeping magazine.  Based on the memories of the author’s Granny, the story follows the ladies of a small village in … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading September 2019

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

December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

Welcome to December Daily; my favourite project of the year.  Let's begin by seeing what my hopes and dreams for this Christmas season look like … My manifesto for December Daily 2018 came down to just a few sentences (and they were inspired by the ever-brilliant Ali Edwards): December, welcome back!  Twenty five days in which … Continue reading December Daily 2018 | Manifesto and Days 1-5

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

Month in Numbers | August 2018

Did August turn out to be awesome?  Let's see what the numbers made of it: 9: the number of nights we spent in Valencia, Spain. 2: the number of scrapbooking layouts I completed (including this one).  That's what the Summer holidays do for my creativity. Nil: the number of lengths swum by me in the … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2018