When The Plan Doesn’t Work …

I mused recently on how I might scrapbook all the photos from Venice.None of what I have envisaged has materialised.Scrapping has always been a form of therapy for me, but recent realisationshave seen me unsettled and in danger of losing my scrapping mojo(not to mention my mind ...).So for now, the photos are printed and … Continue reading When The Plan Doesn’t Work …

Venice Photos | A Specific Album, Single Pages or Both?

Yesterday, Mary-Lou left on a comment on my post about my finished Traveler's Notebook:"Very nice TN & what a fun trip it looks like. Will you do full scrapbook pages for some of the most memorable moments?"The easy answer to that is, "No, not this time around", with the reason being that I am awarethat we … Continue reading Venice Photos | A Specific Album, Single Pages or Both?

The Post Holiday Traveler’s Notebook

We were fortunate enough to travel to Venice, Italy for four nights during the recent half-term holiday, and I was able to journal in my Traveler's Notebook (TN) most evenings. It's looking satisfyingly fat, which pleases me no end. As most of the TN was prepped before we'd even left home, the journaling was the biggest job each evening. Along side … Continue reading The Post Holiday Traveler’s Notebook

Right Now …

... I'm looking forward to a few days away.... Sunshine and warmer temperatures mean it's time to eat al fresco, with a side order of Pimm's.... Reading the Neapolitan novels by Elena Ferrante on the Kindle.... Still walking around the park each day.  A habit that's hard to break.... Choosing 'nothing changes if nothing changes' … Continue reading Right Now …

The Traveler’s Notebook

With an overseas trip on the horizon,I've been tempted to try out the humble traveler's notebook.One 'l' or two in traveller?Whatever. I couldn't resist the urge to jazz up the plain kraft cover.I've also added washi tape along the page edges,  and thin lined card stock to alternate pages, simply because I am hopeless at writing in … Continue reading The Traveler’s Notebook