Exploring Jersey Through The Pages of a Book

Have you ever gone somewhere or eaten something simply because you read about it in a book? I did that in Jersey. Well, it was actually several places and one new-to-us food, and as we did them on my birthday, my guys grinned and bore it (bared it?). 🙂 I first read Just Haven't Met … Continue reading Exploring Jersey Through The Pages of a Book

Life in the Time of Covid | Isolating at Home

As this post goes live this morning, The Brainy One and The Boy are on Day 5 of isolating at home. Two out of three Banished The Brainy One and The Boy managed to bring back an unwanted guest from Jersey. After more than two years of avoiding the virus, both tested positive for Covid-19 … Continue reading Life in the Time of Covid | Isolating at Home

Month in Numbers | May 2022

I’ve noted all my numbers this month, more out of habit than anything else. I seem to have run out of enthusiasm for making a Project Life style scrapbook page, so I’m simply going to record them here. Let’s see how May looked … 14 online Step classes27 sessions online of Pilates23 days of the 100 Day … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2022

Me on Monday | 6 June

It was a week of half term travels, the Jubilee and testing. Rozel Bay, Jersey We completed our road trip to Jersey (lots more on that coming soon)We enjoyed a family outing to see Top Gun:Maverick at the cinemaWe went to a fantastic Platinum Jubilee party with The Oldest Friends - our god daughter baked … Continue reading Me on Monday | 6 June

Weekday Walk Chelsea in Bloom | 2022 | Photo Heavy

Following the relaxation of the UK's Covid-19 rules, the Chelsea Flower Show was back in its usual spot of late May, and as in previous years, large swathes of Chelsea were decorated with incredible floral designs. I took 72 photos, all on my iPhone, and meandered through Chelsea for a little over an hour. My … Continue reading Weekday Walk Chelsea in Bloom | 2022 | Photo Heavy

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2022

The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin | Kindle | This is an uplifting, feel-good novel which whisks the reader through a whole range of emotions before building to a climax that ties things off just perfectly. I knew I was going to like it a few pages in when AJ, the irascible … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2022

Me on Monday | 30 May

It was a week of mixed weather, admin, horrific news and preparing for a road trip. I went to see Chelsea in Bloom (more on that soon)We had a virtual meeting with a mental health professionalI was left visibly shaken and distressed after learning about the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas. See here for a … Continue reading Me on Monday | 30 May

Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2022 Is Here

Lovely Mary-Lou over at Patio Postcards has released this year’s list for the Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt. You can find her post here. Or you can just read on … Source This year's list: PathPeek-A-BooStairsFaceless SelfieSomething That Looks Like A Number or LetterA CornerLeaf VeinSipping OnChanges Shape When WetOMG, The ShoesYellow & Blue TogetherFuzzy Wuzzy TextureAll Gone, EmptyLeft OversWind PowerOh … Continue reading Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt 2022 Is Here

Central London | Dressed for the Jubilee

The Boy is never going to be able to cope with vast crowds when it comes to marking a national celebratory event on the streets of Central London. He does, however, like to see his home city dressed for an occasion. As do I. The Mall, looking towards Admiralty Arch The Mall Lower Regent Street … Continue reading Central London | Dressed for the Jubilee