Doctor Who – Christmas Special

One of my favourite Boxing Day traditions is to watch the Doctor Who Christmas special. I usually spend Christmas with my extended family, and it was my uncle and cousin who originally inspired this tradition. True to its name, the Christmas special is shown on Christmas Day in the UK (where it is made), but … Continue reading Doctor Who – Christmas Special

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Overview 2014

It's time again to finish the year in photos. Here's a snapshot of my favourite photos and the ones that sum up what my year's been about. This is a long post, but lots of photos and nothing too onerous to get bogged down in. The photos I have used are wonderful in my eyes, … Continue reading Overview 2014

Teenage Dreams

The journalling reads: As a teenager I wanted to maximize my sleeping time, but also not be late for work and school so this 'alarm clock' was devised. Each night before I went to bed I'd set the clock to the time I needed to be up, and then I'd sleep like a baby (or … Continue reading Teenage Dreams

No Electric Blanket For Me

This year I'm doing Stacey Julian's Inspired Scrapbooking class at Big Picture Classes and the theme for January is seasons. My favourite season is Winter, lots of cosy moments without a lot of being hot and sweaty. The journalling reads: I grew up in a household that didn't use electric blankets, so I've never thought … Continue reading No Electric Blanket For Me

Silly Walks

All through my childhood my parents shared a lot of English comedy with my brother and me. I have very fond memories of us all laughing ourselves silly at Fawlty Towers (Mum's favourite anagram was Farty Towels!). When my brother was old enough he became a devoted fan of Monty Python and the Life of … Continue reading Silly Walks