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The 100 Day Project – 2017

Last year I heard about the 100 Day Project on the podcast Elise Gets Crafty. I’ve been a fan of Elise for a few years now, loved reading her blog (she doesn’t write there now very often), listening to her … Continue reading

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Trip to the Movies – Beauty and the Beast

A random post for this Monday morning. Over the weekend I went with family to see this film. Three generations of us. Grandmother to Granddaughters. And me, the Aunt. We don’t get to the cinema as often I’d like and … Continue reading

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The Click Tick List – Visit the Top of the Rock

We have been away for a few days. I had a big Birthday last week (insert the scream emoji!!) and Gav took me to New York City to soften the blow. He knows how to make me feel better. We … Continue reading

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The return of vinyl……

I think it all began by seeing this post and then of course reading this book. I admitted when I wrote about my thoughts on the novel that it made me want to find a turntable and listen to records … Continue reading

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The quest for 10k a day

It’s all the iphones fault. During the earlier part of the year for one of the monthly One Little Word® prompts I had written in my note book that doing more exercise was important but I knew I’d never do … Continue reading

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One Little Word® 2016 – Whole – an update

It had been months, 7 months in fact, since I posted about this project. Overall this year has been more ‘succesful’ than previous years both in terms of taking part with the monthly prompts for the class and feeling like … Continue reading

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The post box quest continues….

I am very excited to share these photos. Bring on the geek fest, oh yeah! If you recall from my previous ramblings about these gems of the UK postal service, most post boxes that you find on the streets today … Continue reading

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In the frame – a journey in self portraiture

During a recent class with Ali about photography called Lens of Joy she introduced us to Vivienne McMaster who has taken the idea of a selfie and run a million miles with it. I was intrigued and interested in the … Continue reading

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Sketch and draw, paint and colour it in

Earlier in the year I was inspired by an artist and her Instagram account. Lisa Congdon. She has a sketchbook on the go constantly and shares lots of great art both on insta and her blog. Remember last year I … Continue reading

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Oh yes I did…..

A new iphone…… As in, my first iphone….. After all I have said about iphones….. 00ps. Still you gotta laugh right. Happy Monday! Save

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