The Tusk Lion Trail

Opposite the Canadian High Commission, Trafalgar Square The charity Tusk currently has a pride of lions spread across Central London - an art trail with a difference. Forty seven life-sized lion sculptures, designed and made by some of the planetโ€™s foremost artists, musicians and sportspeople, are roaming streets around the city to highlight the threats … Continue reading The Tusk Lion Trail

Me on Monday

It was a week where we embraced the return of the back-to-school routine. There were haircuts all roundThe Boy returned to school in Year 10 (after producing two negative tests)My copy of The Heart Principle finally arrived. (I think Helen Hoang essentially rewrote this book during the final edit, because the story now is nothing … Continue reading Me on Monday

Northern Road Trip | Paddleboarding & Kayaking on Coniston Water

The Sunday morning of our long weekend in South Lakeland produced the worst of the weather. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ The Boy and The-Friend-Who-Is-Like-My-Brother didn't let a little mizzle and low cloud stop them. The Boy initially went out in the single kayak and then tried out the paddleboard. The Boy has difficulty with co-ordination but managed not … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Paddleboarding & Kayaking on Coniston Water

Month in Numbers | August 2021

Was August awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 11.5 days of having the decorator in the house 30 pieces of Happy Mail written, addressed and posted 33,745 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 34 walks with Tilly The Boy received his 1st dose of the Pfizer vaccine … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2021

Evidence of The Affair by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Kindle): I thought I'd read everything by Taylor Jenkins Reid ... until I can across a reference to this novella on a book blog. In this epistolary novel, two strangers strike up a correspondence about the tie that binds them together: their respective spouses, who are having … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading August 2021