Christmas is nearly upon us! Never have I seen how quickly December goes by than when I am learning a new job, trying to keep up with my family in NZ, running out of money to do stuff here, follow JYC (the christmas journal class run by Shimelle!!
I hope everyone is being able to make the most from the time we have this month to slow down and savour the memories past and present…
I have cropped twice this month and this Saturday Dave and I are going to see The Nutcracker ballet.
I am so excited! It is the first ballet I will be seeing over here so it will be a special one. I will certainly miss my Mum and sister being with me as normally we go to a few performances a year together but with the obvious miles between us it makes it slightly impractical!!!!
So a few posts ago I made a promise to post more regularly and I am slowly getting there…trying for one a week then upwards from there!
Here is a photo of Dave and I with a bokeh layer from Dave’s recent Work Christmas do. We had a great time and I really enjoyed meeting his work mates who he often talks about.
How are you all enjoying Christmas and the festivities of December?
December 1st and we were writing manifestos. I will post a picture further on in the post of my manifesto but I was very inspired by the manifesto Shimelle created and decided to put it here on my blog in addition to mine.
And here is my manifesto:
It reads: this, our first christmas in the UK, just us two, will be a time for new traditions, new family and a cool, white, real winter christmas. I aim to record the moments-from the big to the small-so that in future years we will look back and be able to recall the good and not so good Northern Hemisphere White Christmas.
I am working at a slow pace through this JYC as I learnt through Learn Something New in September that doing a page because I “need to” doesn’t always result in work I am happy with. I would like to think I wont get too far behind as I am feeling quite inspired to keep a record of this christmas away from our family back home and I have/had two crops this month. My usual in Surbiton this Sunday (including yummy xmas dinner!) and one last Sunday just gone with a new scrappy friend Kirsty.
I sat down tonight and finished a non jyc page with some gorgeous Prima products and tried out using my sprays. It is the first page I have ever made just of me and I like it…not yet there with the love it but practice makes perfect right?!
More JYC updates later. : )