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The Click Tick List – Photograph 100 Gardens – Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Anyone who has been here a while knows that we love a trip to London so when my colleagues bought me afternoon tea at Kew Gardens as my leaving present we couldn’t have been more thrilled. We wanted to visit … Continue reading

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Layout Share – First Waffles

Happy Monday! Back again with another scrapbook page telling a story of our travels last year. First Waffles A very simple story told on a pad of 3 x 4 paper from an Ali Edwards Story Kit™  It sets out … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Seventeen

This week I thought I’d write more about the photos, those little details that I might not remember from just the image. The story of no rain. We have been without rain here in Leeds for about three weeks. Amazingly … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Love Affair – Eggs Florentine

I began writing this post by looking back to see when I last waxed lyrical about breakfast. A year ago, in fact over a year ago! Let me allay your fears and say that we have indeed been eating breakfast … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – Watch a Shakespeare Play at the Globe

At the beginning of April I wrote about hoping to cross four items of my list this year. I made profiteroles, that was one and now we can cross another off because Gav and I headed to the Globe Theatre … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Sweet William and Anritrrhinum

Our ‘heatwave’ is continuing and I am trying to keep the annual flowers healthy and producing flowers without using too much water. There is a contradiction! I must admit that I have left the sweet willams to fend for themselves, … Continue reading

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What I’ve been Reading – June 2018

First the good news…… I read three books in June so caught up on my goal of reading two a month thus 24 in the year. The bad news is that I am still stuck in my comfort zone. But … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Fourteen, Fifteen and Sixteen

Still playing catch up. Cannot resist a stick or in this case a piece of wood he found in the garage after sneaking in and rootling around. Been waiting for these beautiful Sweet William ‘Sooty’ to flower. I bought them … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Here We Go and some Thoughts on Travel Scrapping

I’ve been thinking a lot about these scrapbook pages recently as I’ve signed up for a class over here all about travel story telling. I adore Ali’s classes, always get so much from them and come away inspired and ready. … Continue reading

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The 100 Day Project 2018 – Thoughts on Eighty Days Done

Well. Here we are then. As I write I have made eighty four squares! Eighty four days. Wow. Here is a re-cap on the basics of my project. I’m putting 100 hearts onto fabric. The squares are all 6.5 x … Continue reading

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