Late May re-set

The end of May is fast approaching and I feel the need for a re-set day, a re-framing as we move towards summer. This hasn't been the most decisive month for me and an adjustment in my attitude would be beneficial. Suddenly there are a lot of little things that I'm yearning to do. Take,…

The good days of Henry The First

I snapped this frothy floral delight on my walk home from the local shop this morning and it seems suitably buccolic to suit a discussion about the old days... and about the very old days indeed. This week it was time to finish one journal notebook and move into a new one. The outgoing bound…

In my knitting lexicon

I have put in the work on my sleeveless cardigan, growing it steadily, enjoying the knitting and, when it came to the border, the crocheting. Now it is as close to being finished as it will ever be. There are a few ends hanging loose, but that doesn't matter because I'm going to frog it.…

How I Planned ~ April 2022

This was a consistent month in my planner life, which feels as I type it like the kind of comment you put on your child’s school report - Pamela has had a consistent month in her planner and we are pleased with the progress she has made. Which reminds me that I don’t know if…

Pens in case ~ April 2022

It proved to be a little difficult to love my pen and ink choices for April and so I drifted through the month with a slight air of disappointment. Two weeks in I came close to simply emptying them all and starting again, then I missed the opportunity on account of it being Easter weekend.…

Nothing’s perfect

It's hard to be a perfectionist in a world where nothing is ever perfect. There are definitely things which I opt out of because they are irredeemably far from perfect, but the vast majority of things only fall short in a small way and then I have to decide whether or not I will accept…