The 100 Day Project | 100 Days Later

Of the three projects I've completed for The 100 Day Project, this year's has been my runaway favourite. 🙂 I didn't miss a single day and I had a lot of fun strolling down Memory Lane. I began with writing down memories and stories and adding photos, if I had them, from the seven different … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | 100 Days Later

The 100 Day Project | One Month In

Staying at home has had its advantages. During the first month of this year's 100 Day Project, I've worked steadily and enthusiastically on bringing all my stories and photos of my RAF days into one place. By Day 3 however, it was obvious that I was going to have to change tack. Project Life pocket-pages … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | One Month In

This Weekend I …

At this time of year, I'm envious of Instagram images showing families having a blast in a pumpkin patch.  All those blue skies, cute kids and an overload of, you know, orangeness. This year, however, I had a plan.   Turned out not to be a very good plan, but a plan nonetheless.  We took a short road trip … Continue reading This Weekend I …

Time Flies

When The Boy Child returned to school,  it came with the knowledge that he was beginning his final year of primary education. Who remembers this day?  Ahead of us lies countless meetings with countless professionals, each with their own opinion and agenda, over the decision  of where The Boy Child goes in September 2018. But … Continue reading Time Flies

Scrapbooking Her Story

It's only now that I feel able to begin to make an album of Mum's photos.I sorted through that black bin bag of photos, a little at a time,and sent off a fair amount to my siblings.What was left fell into distinctive categories: childhood, RAF, marriage, children, family holidays, special occasions, weddings and the next generation. If … Continue reading Scrapbooking Her Story

Scrapbooking | Hobby, Therapy or Both?

As mentioned previously, on a gazillion occasions, living with autism is hard. Both for the person with autism and those in the immediate circle of carers. As the years have rolled by, one thing I know to be true is that the primary caregivers need an outlet. One that's independent of other caregivers. An outlet … Continue reading Scrapbooking | Hobby, Therapy or Both?

The Crafting Agony of Mini-books*

I've had cause this last week or so to make a personalised gift for The Boy Child to give someone.I start with good intentions and end wondering why I put myself through it. It's not the cutting of the cardstock. It's not even the design. It's the binding.I never, ever get the binding right on the first attempt.But I console … Continue reading The Crafting Agony of Mini-books*