Going back into a theatre has been a bit like waiting for the #65 bus; you wait for ages and two events come along together. The weekend after I'd been to see To Kill a Mockingbird, I was back in a theatre in Wimbledon to see the Glenn Miller Orchestra. The Boy is a big … Continue reading The Glenn Miller Orchestra in Concert
One way or another, it was an emotional week: I visited the orthodontist after breaking my retainer for the second time. :(The Boy and I had what was hopefully the final appointment about his toe. :)The Brainy One and I met up with my SiL for lunch.I bought more bedding plants for our front garden.I … Continue reading Me on Monday
I had thought that I seemed to be slipping behind with this year long project, but I actually managed a further nine thank you letters over the last quarter, just one less that in the second quarter. As in the previous two quarters, the majority were delivered by the Royal Mail. Two were delivered by … Continue reading A Year of Thanking | 3rd Quarter Review
Did we have a joyful July? Let's see what the numbers tell us ... 8 hours of tennis at Wimbledon resulted in seeing 4 matches, taking 258 photos (bonkers!), 2 alcoholic drinks and 1 cream tea. We travelled 600 miles round trip to attend X and Y's wedding. I took 143 photos during the 6 … Continue reading Month in Numbers | July 2019
I'm pleased to have rediscovered the urge to create a few more 12x12 pages (although that's not to say I haven't enjoyed working with pocket pages recently). I added one double spread to this year's album about Guernsey - there was no need to add more, as the trip is recorded in its own album. … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #8
Four more spreads have been added to my 'Thrive' traveler's notebook: That visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea ... That magical outing ... The Brother's birthday ... That day at Wimbledon ... What have you been creating?
A lady I see regularly at the gym's pool surprised me recently with an invitation to join her for the second day of Wimbledon, as she had a spare ticket for Number One Court. I was both unbelievably touched that she'd thought to ask me and unbelievably excited. The tennis lovers in place for the … Continue reading Wimbledon 2019
Over excited ladies Shared interests can bring about a friendship. Wimbledon with her has been one of the best days of this year.
The lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog pointed me recently in the direction of Brené Brown‘s new weekly gratitude practice, TGIF. Most of us would recognise TGIF as an acronym for Thank God It’s Friday, but in Brené’s world it stands for Trusting, Grateful, Inspired and Fun. Seven bundles of cuteness Trusting: that mummy duck can keep her … Continue reading TGIF | With a Difference #3
The lovely Mary-Lou of Patio Postcards blog pointed me recently in the direction of Brené Brown‘s new weekly gratitude practice, TGIF. Most of us would recognise TGIF as an acronym for Thank God It’s Friday, but in Brené’s world it stands for Trusting, Grateful, Inspired and Fun. Because, Tilly Trusting: that the weather will be kind for an … Continue reading TGIF | With A Difference #2