Be home before the streetlights turn on…

After school I always wanted to hang out with my friends from the number 49 bus. My Mum's rule was that I had to be home before the street lights turned on. I got to have my cake and eat it too. In hindsight, this was a very smart rule because the street lights work … Continue reading Be home before the streetlights turn on…

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Place des Voges – oldest square in Paris

K and I were wandering around the back streets of Paris (from somewhere to somewhere, it's all lost in the mists of time) and a little green square on the map caught our eye. The guidebook described Place des Voges as the oldest square in Paris, so we thought it would be a nice change … Continue reading Place des Voges – oldest square in Paris

Pure Joy – new Stampin Up products

A wedding card for a colleague was a perfect opportunity to play with my new Stampin Up products. I recently bought the Mosaic Madness punch, stamp set and embossing folder - my favourite things out of the new catalogue. Images courtesy of Stampin Up I love using doilies on my cards, they're so hot right … Continue reading Pure Joy – new Stampin Up products

Jot Magazine mood board challenge 5

My niece Z is the first grandchild of the family, so every photo of her has its fair share of ooohs and aaaahs, but this one is my favourite one so far. The colours in this shot were just perfect for the fifth Jot Magazine mood board challenge. Using pinks and yellows is out of … Continue reading Jot Magazine mood board challenge 5

I’ll always find a book shop…

Ever since I can remember I've loved books, even being a library monitor at primary school and working in a bookshop as a young adult. So it's not really a surprise that my trip to Paris included a browse through The Red Wheelbarrow Bookstore, an English language bookshop . It's just a small shop, but … Continue reading I’ll always find a book shop…