Category Archives: Whimsy

May 06

50 before 50: Build a dream home. 

When I started the 50 before 50 challenge, this was one I thought would refer to our beautiful home in Southend, which we had been steadily renovating.  Time has revealed other plans for OH and myself, as we completed on the sale of said home on Friday and now begin the next chapter.  Currently We […]

April 22

50 before 50: #15 & #16 St Ives

Stopping in St Ives awhile back I snapped these two plaques. Not remembering people per se. More remembering the occupations of people and the buildings they worked in: the corn exchange and the police station  If you get time to visit, it’s a quaint market town with some nice independent eateries and a statue of […]

January 29

Weekly Photo Challenge: Repurpose/ Discover Challenge: Conventional Wisdom

I’ll be honest, I found this challenge a tad difficult  until I remembered this set of photos, taken one Christmas. Meet Abbey-Kat, now 19 and grumpy. These were taken when she was younger and grumpy. I decided I’d also tag this for extra credit in conventional wisdom category. I’m sure you’ll agree, she’s defying conventional […]

December 04

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relax

When you need a massage, there’s nothing like one from your bestie 🙂 for more takes on this week’s challenge click here

Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge

In St Giles Church Wrexham you will find this sarcophagus. The man to whom it belongs obviously lived life on the edge.  And if not, he certainly lived it to the full 🙂 For more posts on this challenge click here

March 23

Blogging 101 Boot Camp – Commenting

Those of you who know these things will be aware that I’ve not been doing a lot of blogging recently. Actually who am I kidding? I’ve been doing NO blogging recently. So I decided I needed to do something about that. To “sort it!” as they say in Essex. So, I signed up for bootcamp […]

November 09

Annual Wash your Toy Dog Day – Day 2

It’s a long process – drip drying.