The grimness continued with a astonishing threat from the EU. I don't usually swear when scrapbooking but, really ...? It's paired with grief at the loss of a wonderful man. I included Captain Sir Tom's obituary and a photo of Number 10 with the Union flags at half-mast. 😦 I also included a cartoon and … Continue reading Covid-19 | The Journal, Part 11
How did you spend your weekend? Despite being under a stay-at-home order, this past weekend turned out to be quite a full one. 🙂 Saturday - Up at 08.00, bed at 22.30. Step count - 11,623: Shower and breakfastWalked 4 laps of the park with Tilly - the outside temperature was -3C, so I kept … Continue reading How Was Your Weekend?
The plan was to continue the theme from 2020 - one layout per month. Except it hasn't turned out that way for January ... The title page followed the same style as 2020's: The Boy celebrated an at-home-birthday: The eyes of the world were on Washington, D.C. (See here for a correction) : And London … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | January
The 2020 album is now complete - a title page and one layout for each month. 🙂 October: was about our road trip to Lacock. I adapted a design from Shimelle's 4x6 Photo Love class to suit my needs. I have a total of 7 photos on one spread. I went with strong Autumn-patterned papers … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4
Tilly loves having her coat blow-dried after she's had a shower. 🙂 Tilly has proved that she can literally fall sleep anywhere. I've seen my first crop of snowdrops. The flooded path in the park made for a great reflective photo.
Tilly is more than happy to sleep her way through a Zoom call. I'm often tempted to do the same. 🙂
Ingredients: (Serves 3) 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Cherry tomatoes, as many you like, halved Angel hair pasta (or whichever you prefer) 4 tablespoons of olive oil Salt and pepper 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 300 mls single cream (more if you like plenty of sauce) 1 cup of chicken broth 1 … Continue reading Creamy Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta
What are you watching right now? I only watch TV in the evenings and of late most of my viewing has come from Netflix. Here's what's caught my eye and interest: All six series of How To Get Away With Murder, which stars the fabulous Viola Davis. The plot becomes ever more complicated, so pay … Continue reading What Are You Watching Right Now?
Over the last two Februarys, I didn’t buy anything that wasn’t considered necessary – no to new clothes, no to new books, no to slices of cake in our local dog-friendly café. Of course, the grip of a global pandemic might make this February somewhat different, but my original premise of not buying anything that … Continue reading Frugal February | A Month of No Buying