notebook and pen

Do You Keep A Journal?

Do you keep a journal? I can’t imagine being without mine. I think I’ve always been a scribbler. I remember loving stationery when I was little and having plenty of notebooks and pretty pens to keep me busy. I loved writing stories, I went through phases of keeping a diary and I liked lists. Of …

Do You Keep A Journal? Read More »

It Seems They’re Growing Up

The kids and I went out recently. Which under recent circumstances was actually unusual. We’d forgotten about going out, it’s been a while. It was an uneventful trip, nothing to tell really. So why am I talking about it? Because it was uneventful, that’s just it. Somehow, somewhere along the way, the kids have grown …

It Seems They’re Growing Up Read More »

postcards

Postcard Mailing May 2021

You’ve got to love a postcard mailing! This is probably the simplest activity to join in with, of the various #bringbackpaper activities I run, which is why I like it as lots of you join in with this one. Sending out one postcard is easy to do, and I think that’s its appeal with so …

Postcard Mailing May 2021 Read More »

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Book Readalong May 2021

Today we are talking about books, as I introduce next month’s book readalong, always one of my absolute favourite #BringBackPaper activities! If you’ve yet to join in with one of these readalongs, let me tell you a little more about it and tempt you to join us. The book readalong is an easy activity to …

Book Readalong May 2021 Read More »

plants on sill

A Little Catch Up With Me

Mid-April already, huh? I am feeling the passage of time quite keenly today, so I thought I’d share a little catch up with me, sharing what we’ve been up to lately, things on the horizon and a mish-mash of thoughts and feelings.  The children have gone back to school today after the Easter break. They …

A Little Catch Up With Me Read More »

Herbie on sofa

Two Years Of Herbie

We’ve had two years of Herbie here. Two years. That time really has flown by. I realised we’d collected him from the breeders a little over two years ago when my photos started flashing up from a couple of years ago of a tiny Herbie! He was so utterly adorable, though he still is, of …

Two Years Of Herbie Read More »