Saturday, 26 September 2009

26th September

Do you know the saying red sky at night sailors delight, red sky in the morning sailors warning. I don't know if this is just a saying but I always remember it. Well at our caravan Gary and I both sit watching the sunset most nights but tonight the sky was exceptional so for my Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day I learned that September has some amazing skies, as on this particular night the sky was gorgeous so pink and beauteaful with the added benefit of knowing that tomorrow is going to be a lovely day.

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

21st September

I spend a lot of time on Face Book probably more than I should, but it has been frustrating tonight, as it has took me all night to actually get on and post a comment. So my page for Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day is The Internet needs patience especially Face Book.

19th September

Tonight I had a meal wiith some good friends that I get together with often, we had so much fun and we laughed so much that for my Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day I learned that laughter and friends are good for you.

18th september

Friday I always go to my good friend Clair's. Where we craft together, drink coffee and basically put the tensions of life behind us. I went there a bit stressed but after a few coffees everything was right with the world again. So for my Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day I have learned that everything is good again after time with a good friend and a good cup of coffee.

17th September

Today I have been trying to get ready for my last essay for my Psychology Degree and as time goes on I am tying myself into knots. That is until I had my tutorial with my tutor this evening. She put me straight on a few things and gave me a few pointers in the right direction , so now I feel a bit more confident. So my learning for today for Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day is I feel better after just a telephone call.

8th September

Today for my Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day I have decided I hate shopping. I have been everywhere today looking for a dress. As usual I have not been able to find one. Why is it when I don't want one they are everywhere, but everytime I need one for a special occasion they are no where in sight.

22nd September

Yay I am up to date. Well almost in words at least but that's a start isn't it? So for today for my Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day I have learned that I need more time. I know we all say this, but I realy do. I have decided today that things just conspire against me, so what I am going to do from now on is just blogg everyday what I want to say and what I have learned and post my pages as soon as I can.

September 7th

I am in the process of doing my last Essay for my present course before I start level 2 in October for the the Uni so today I learnt for Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day that a phone call from my tutor makes me feel 100 times better.

September 4th

My books arrived today for my Psychology course from the Open University. I am starting level 2 in October. I looked at all the books after unpacking them and laying them on the floor. Then self doubt kicked in. I have never had much confidence in my ability which is silly and I lack donfidence in these situation. I know this is silly, but the question was could I do it? could I pass?. well the answer to that is I just don't know. Just watch this space!. So my page for Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day is being surrounded by all the books and being nervous of the future.

Sunday, 20 September 2009

Just had to tell you all at blogg world about this one particular charity that my brother is trying to raise funds for, it is called Claire-House where they desperately need help to raise money to keep the hospice running. My brother has helped them in the past by dressing up as father christmas at christmas time., but this year he has decided he wanted to do more, and he thinks he has come up with an original and fun idea to help them raise much needed funds. He has bought an MG wreck from Ebay, and himself and a selected few are going to restore it to its former glory, then not content with that they are going to drive it from the Arctic to Africa so starts the The MG Challenge.

20th September

For my Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day I have come to the conclusion that I like time on my own or with good friends, but that I appreciate the times more when me and Gary are alone.

Saturday, 19 September 2009

September 2nd

Today is day 2 for the Shimelle's class, Learn Something New Every Day and day 2 of our trip to our caravan in Wales. We have been up all night as usual with the rain and the wind. In the morning on inspection of outside, our awning was still standing but five others were destroyed. They were not the lucky ones but thank God we were. Mother nature can definately be fearce.

September 2nd, originally uploaded by craftandstash.

Front Cover

Hi all nothing can upset me today as it is my 40th Birthday and my partner Gary has arranged a special surprise for me. I just know we will be leaving at 2:30pm and going for a meal tonight apart from that I know nothing. Even my printer giving up on me will not phase me, so all I can post at the moment until it is fixed is my cover for my book for Learn Something New Every Day.

Front Cover, originally uploaded by craftandstash.

September 1st

Today is my first page for the Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day . We had been up all night with the rain and the wind, but by the time we took Susie our pet King Charles for a walk it had calmed down a lot and it was lovely to blow the cobwebs away. So it only goes to show it is true what they say, you can have fun even even when things make it difficult.

September 1st, originally uploaded by craftandstash.

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

16th September

Today I had my monthly visit to Walton Hospital where I have my treatment once a month. Well to cut a long story short I was meant to have a few tests as usual, then have my treatment but things did not go smoothly. I was meant to leave about 2.30pm and I ended up leaving at 5.45pm so I learned today for Shimelle's class for Learn Something New Every Day patience is not easy.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

15th September

It is half way through Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day and I have decided I am not going to give myself a hard time if I have not done my pages. I know I can still do them because I am keeping a note book with everything that I learned for every day, and my feelings all jotted down so thank you Shimelle great idea.

Monday, 14 September 2009

14th September

This afternoon I went back to my old work after a long time away, to cover some annual holiday leave. I was anxious as it was, everthing was going so well, until I got myself a cup of coffee. I put it on the desk and then answered the phone, and you can guess what happened next. You got it, the coffee cup topled over and it whent all over the paper diary, the desk, all the paperwork and the books. So for my learning for today for Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day. A coffee does go further than you think.

Sunday, 13 September 2009

13th September

Do you like glitz and glamour and crazy nights out, or do you prefer a cosy night in, a drink of hot chocolate and an early bed. The answer for me is I like both but I have to remind myself that I need both in moderation. Due to having a night to myself as Gary was away for the night and on having such a a hectic couple of weeks with my Birthday. All I wanted to do was stay in and do a bit of quiet crafting and go to bed to watch a nice romantic film. I chose Titanic nothing nicer than clean sheets after a bath and let's not forgetLeonardo Di Caprio so for my page for Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day What more can a girl ask for? I decided overall, that I love the hectic life but I am just as happy with the simple things life has to offer.

Thursday, 10 September 2009

11th September

Today for my Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day I was sitting just thinking about life in general, now I have passed the big '40' as they say. Do I feel any different? the answer is no. so this got me thinking what will happen in the future?. The answer is I don't know but I am excited and a bit anxious all in one, but I know one thing whatever happens will happen no matter what I do, and I will grasp it with both hands and live day by day.

10th september

My surprise ended up being a night at Macdonald Craxton Wood Hotel where I used to work over 22 years ago when it was owned privately and only had 14 rooms, now it has been taken over by a big Hotel organisation and comprises of 76 rooms. So what I learned today for Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day is that I am so lucky.

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

9th September

Nothing can upset me today as it is my 40th Birthday and I am so excited. Gary had a surprise for me later but did not know what it was So my Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day is I love my Birthday, I love my partner, I love surprises.

Sunday, 6 September 2009

6th September

Today I learnt that I love my new laptop, so I decided that I had to commemorate the occasion by scrapping it, and using it as my page for the Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day At the moment it is sitting on the table all shiny and black, did I say it was new. I got it the other day so my partner and I don't argue about who is using it the longest, as we usually do. My brother came round tonight and set up the wireless for me so it is all systems go.

Saturday, 5 September 2009

5th September

This morning I woke up and realised I felt tired, so I had to admit it to myself what other people have been trying to tell me for years. I need sleep more than I care to admit. So I made a note to myself to try and rectify the situation in the future, and so I will take notice I used it as my page for Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day

Thursday, 3 September 2009

September 3rd

Shimelle's classLearn Something New Every Day page is because today I learned that good friends are the best. The reason I say this is I invited one of my very good friends Elaine round for dinner, but before we had finished their was a call from Gary's dad saying he had fallen earlier in the day and that he could not take the pain anymore. As Gary was at work my friend said she would take me there. when we got there he was in agony as he had fallen on his shoulder. I did not hesitate and called the ambulance they took him in straight away and we followed by car. This was 8pm, we ended up staying till after midnight and he ended up staying in as he had fractured his shoulder. My friend was great she didn't complain she stayed the whole time, then took me back home. So I definitely believe that friends are more precious than diamonds.

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

On a rainy day

We have been at our caravan in Mold which is in North Wales since Saturday, and I can honestly say I hate rain and especial wind. It has done nothing but rain and blow a Gail here. On occasions I have thought we would loose the awning, and I have had no sleep at all. The only thing that is keeping me going at the moment is I can not Wait to get home and start my challenges.


Another project I am doing at the moment, is some old photographs of me and Gary on a time we had in Paris around 10 years ago. I have been meaning to do something with them for a long time, so I thought now was a good time as any. I have made the photographs black and white so they will not clash with the papers I have chosen. I have used various colours of pink, red and brown as they say Romance to me, and you know what they say Paris is the city of Ramance right ?

Day 1

This is day 1 of Shimelle's class Learn Something New Every Day. I have received my first prompt this morning but as I am still away from home I will have to sit on my hands and Wait.