Monthly Archives: August 2018

Bloom 2018 – Pretty Pinks and Sunny Yellows

It is the beginning of a beautiful day here in Leeds, just a hazy cloud covering. After all that hot sunshine this summer it’s still good to have more although there is a definite Autumn chill in the air. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty Three and Twenty Four

Here we go with some more. Lots of summer light and garden goodness. But first food…… Lunch. It rained! View on the walk to work. Can’t wait to pick these….. but they are not ready yet. A teeny Aubergine. Tried … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Remember

Still working on finishing the 2017 album. We were there this time last year! Anyway another Washington D.C layout. Remember Here’s the story – I want to remember this place. I want to remember the heat, that Gav and I … Continue reading

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Bloom 2018 – Gold and Blue

When I call in at charity shops in search for more Jack I always look at the selection of vases they have too. Last year I bought this sweet glazed brown vase for around 99p. The round body and narrow neck … Continue reading

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Click Tick List – Sew an Item of Clothing

At some point in my teenage years I made a top and trousers for a school class. As far as I can remember that was the first and last time I made clothes. I’ve been following Elise’s sewing exploits with … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty One and Twenty Two

Another couple of weeks to share. Enjoying his naps. Blueberries! And more produce from the garden. A wonderful sunset sky as I took Buddy round the block. Someone is happy with his borrowed cement mixer. Just happened to have the … Continue reading

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Layout Share – Guac or Cheese?

I’ve been busy this past week finalising plans to complete the 2017 USA album. The class I took from Ali Edwards, that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, really focussed my mind and got me enthusiastic to finish this … Continue reading

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Bloom – Be Bold

Have I mentioned that we are having an unusually hot and dry summer? Oh I have….. You would think that all the flowers would be relishing, if not the drought, certainly the heat. But they are not. As I have … Continue reading

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Click Tick List – Update – Watch 50 New to Me Films

I had a lot of fun updating my list a couple of months ago and I have already managed to cross one of the new items off. I’ll write about it next week when I’ve snapped some pictures. I wanted … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Nineteen and Twenty

Another couple of weeks. This was mid June and we hadn’t had rain for a few weeks. You can see the lawn going brown. But apart from the lack of rain I have been trying to embrace the heat. Early … Continue reading

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