The Friday before half-term was Sports Day and the weather was kind. The Boy Child competed in the shotput and the 800 metres. He may not have picked up any medals, but he took part and managed to throw the shot further than previous years. We call that a win.
Me: "You're gorgeous!" Him: "Yeah, I just farted."
The Chelsea Flower Show has been and gone (and still I didn't get there), but I did make the time to capture of the gorgeous Chelsea in Bloom. It ran from 21-26 May, the week after that most marvellous wedding and with London still on a high, the timing was perfect. I started my walk … Continue reading Weekday Walks | Chelsea in Bloom
Like all social media platforms, there's a lot of dross out there on Instagram. But every now and then, you stumble across a real gem or two. Here's two of my current favourites: Dogs in Food does exactly what the feed name suggests. You can send an image of your beloved pooch and it will … Continue reading Fun Instagram Feeds
Did May turn out to be marvellous? Let's see how the numbers panned out: 9 scrapbook pages made … with more at the planning stage. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent … lots of birthdays in May. Fifty: the age I appear to have reached. I don't have a problem reaching my half-century, but wasn't … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2018
May was extremely light when it came to reading matter: The Little Women Letters by Gabrielle Donnelly: "... Lulu stumbles across a collection of letters written by her great-great-grandmother Josephine March. As she delves deeper into the lives and secrets of the March sisters, she finds solace and guidance, but can the words of her … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading May 2018
February 2018 marked my Blogoversary – ten years of blogging. I recognise that I wasn’t very good in early days, but it still might be fun to look back over the years … In 2015, The Boy Child and I were dining out. In 2012, I was taking an online class and I was talking … Continue reading One This Day
When I began wearing braces in March 2017, the end goal was always to have them removed before the end of May this year.That goal was achieved last Monday, a mere 14 months and one day after they were fitted. During those 14 months, the same two questions were asked of me: Were they worth … Continue reading The (Nowhere Near) Million Dollar Smile
I was recently the victim of an attempted fraud, but thanks to the vigilance of my credit card provider, it was spotted and sorted out very quickly. It was something of a wake-up call for me, but it shouldn't have been, because I live with The Brainy One and he is someone who checks his … Continue reading Five Ways to be Financially Safe Online
I've recently added a double page spread to our 2018 album about visiting the utterly fabulous Greys Court.There was yet another page for the various albums containing spreads about Washington, DC. The design below was one that I upsized from a spread in my Traveler's Notebook.