I've donated my 34th pint of blood - in and out in less than 30 minutesThe Postie has delivered Abby Jimenez's new bookI'm on track to successfully complete the 100 Day Project.The Boy appears to be making a good recovery from his toenail surgeryPutting my jeans back in the drawer and bringing out the lighter-weight … Continue reading Around Here
Yo-yo Ma took his cello along when he went for his second dose of the vaccine. 🙂 This NYC apartment - small, but somehow perfect. "Rage is the only language I have left" - not a fun read, but an important one. A pretty dress for Spring.
While The Boy and I are reasonably happy to venture into town, we're not going in that far and we're choosing to go early before the shops open. I love Mayfair for its historic architecture (The Boy is ambivalent about the area), although many original buildings have been stripped back to their facades only, with … Continue reading Weekday Walk | Mayfair
It was quite a week: All three of us had a haircut :)The Boy endured surgery on his toe :(We had lunch al fresco with my SiLWe learned that demolition of a property near us is imminent and that redevelopment of the site is due to begin in June. While we're glad something is actually … Continue reading Me on Monday
Him: "Does this mean I should stop biting my toenails?" Doctor: "I'm impressed that you can still put your foot in your mouth, but yes, please stop."
Roughly half-way down my 100 Day Project list of UFOs, at number five, were the words fill in the gaps in The Nephew's albums. The Nephew currently has two 12x12 albums, begun when I was new to scrapbooking ... Anyone else begin their scrapbooking with the simplicity of Creative Memories? It was obvious to me … Continue reading The 100 Day Project | Day 75
The third volume of the Covid journal is filling up ... I added a couple of postcards which made me smile. 🙂 (I've done a lot of lolling on the bed with Netflix on my laptop and Tilly next to me for company.) More stories about the EU's response to the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 14
Basildon Park is a National Trust property near Pangbourne in Berkshire and we'd arranged to meet The Best Friends there. It was the first time we'd seen each other in person since the visit to the reindeer. Sitting elegantly in 400 acres of historic parkland and gardens, this 18th-century house was purchased by Lord and … Continue reading A Socially-Distanced Visit to Basildon Park
Non-essential shops reopen today :)All three of us have appointments for haircutsThe Boy and I are planning another Weekday Walk in townThe Boy and I are planning a visit to his favourite bookstoreThe garden update is proceeding as plannedWe've made arrangements to see my SiL and our friends again - twice in two weeks!We visited … Continue reading Me on Monday
Not a bad way to spend a Bank Holiday Monday - new book, mug of tea and a few chocolate eggs. 🙂