Monthly Archives: October 2012

Project life – The Holiday

I have been hemming and hawing about how to tackle the two and half weeks we were away in California on our holidays. The last two trips to the US I have kept a journal during the trip and added … Continue reading

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Weekly layout – week thirty nine

Welcome to week thirty-nine. Another holiday story this week. Here’s the photo. You’ll see that I cropped and altered the photo quite a bit before I printed it out. It was grainy to start with so I enhanced the grain … Continue reading

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Documenting

I think that most people I talk to about scrapbooking don’t really understand what it is. I have written before about the evolution of my scrapping, how I started off creating pretty pages with a photograph and not telling a … Continue reading

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25 Books – number 16

I found the recommendation for this book over here. I like a mystery so I bought The Shape of Water which is the first of a series of books featuring Detective Montalbano. Because I knew it was translated my brain … Continue reading

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Weekly layout – week thirty eight

Welcome to another week of scrapbook walk throughs. More holiday photos this week. These are from the Cable Car Museum in San Francisco. We were thrilled to find that the museum was sited in the building where the cables actually … Continue reading

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December Daily – inital ponderings

It is that time of year to start thinking about the album for recording December. I’ve had some papers put to one side for months now and keep adding little bits and bobs. Today I pulled the other four albums … Continue reading

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Around here

An amazing tree on my walk with Bud and a beautiful pool in the Alhambra gardens at the Park. After my post about Bloom the other day Gav brought in the last of the Antirrhinum’s, they were the best bunch … Continue reading

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Our trip to A T & T Park and the Pennant

When we were planning our trip to California the one thing that always stayed in the plan was a baseball game. We saw the San Francisco Giants play in September 2010 and they became our second favourite team. I hate … Continue reading

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Weekly layout – week thirty seven

Welcome to week thirty seven. I got straight into scrapping holiday photos this week. There were four pictures of this visit to see a geyser in northern California. I whittled it down to three photos and picked out some papers. … Continue reading

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Bloom – a review

Soon all the potential of flowers will be lost to frost which reduces the once green and thriving foliage to a blackened mass. But we haven’t had frost yet. I admit my enthusiasm has taken a big hit in relation … Continue reading

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