April Calendars

Hope you haven’t fell for any April Fools gags this morning! So aside from the jokers delight what else is happening this month?  Well its the start of my next art challenge but this time just a 30 day one so much more manageable.  April also offers up some bank holidays with Easter breaks; the 22nd is National Stationery Day – a great excuse to … Continue reading April Calendars


House Renovation: 1 step forward and 2 steps back

Last week I took a few more pictures as we completed more rooms in the house.  It felt  like we were starting to get on top of the chaos with unwanted furniture being shipped off to various charitable causes, a massive clear out of DVDs and more decorating by my parents! That was until we started work on fitting the flue for the fire and … Continue reading House Renovation: 1 step forward and 2 steps back


March Calendars

Third month of 2020 – where has the time gone! So key dates in March – well today is time for a cuppa day; also tomorrow sees the start of National Pie Week, a great excuse to indulge in some pastry treats; 5th is World Book Day; 15th Red Nose Day and of course 17th a great excuse for some indulgence and the wearing of … Continue reading March Calendars


February Calendars

A kick and a punch and all that!  There are five designs to choose from, all with free downloadable PDFs below So what does February have in store – today is National Storytelling Week; 6th is Time to Talk Day;  25th is Shrove Tuesday and of course 14th is Valentines Day Downloadable PDFs There’s a design using my 100 day challenge character sketches – Portrait … Continue reading February Calendars

New Year, New Start

Happy New Year! 2019 was a good year but I’m really looking forward to 2020.  In the past 12 months my husband and I have celebrated some big birthdays, we sold our house and we moved over 200 miles up North so after several decades are back in the North East of England. So 2020 we’re looking forward to some walks on the beach, more … Continue reading New Year, New Start