A nice family catch up day! Good food, good weather, good times. Cheers to a simple life.
It’s also nice to be back in my childhood home for a bit. I’m lucky to have grown up in the same house all along, and although my bedroom is now a crafts space (I wouldn’t mind sleeping in there!) nothing much has changed, and the feelings of comfort and joy are amazing. I thought it’d be a good day to write my…
It’s still dark outside. The alarm goes off and I’m wondering what the heck is going on in here. Before I quickly remember. We’re going to France. Today. It’s Christmas. Please no snow. Not now. Haha, here? What was I thinking? That I was still in London?
Markus was SO funny, he was trying to sit down like a kid at the back!
Mousse was a lot more trouble though. We had a rope net at the back so she wouldn’t start…
The last day before the trip! Woohoo! So excited yet a little anxious on this “kind-a-family-trip” with these 2 beasts of ours! 1007 kilometres in one day, I’ve done it on my own twice, it’s no so much fun, so I’m hoping that now we’re 2 drivers it’ll be much easier!
Our patience with the rain was rewarded. On that Sunday, the weather was back to looking amazing, sunny and comforting. We went for a simple walk up the Portuguese cliff of (the popular surf contest) spot of Ribeira d’Ilhas.
Here I used some lettering from Creative Market and a digital stamp from Ali Edwards (peace and joy) that I added directly onto the right photo before printing it.
This is a little bit of a special day for me. The 13th December is the day when Ste-Lucie is celebrated (my name!). I used to have a small present as a child (very often a hit CD with 2 songs you know!) and so I chose to record the date as a circle to remember that.
I was living in London for the last 6 years and they don’t mention name days there, but in Portugal (like in France…