Good-Bye, 2016

As we finally reach the eve of the New Year, the reflection on the year that is behind us is inevitable. It has been a remarkable year in many respects – not all of them positive, though. But looking back at my blogging year, I am almost surprised to have arrived at a point where I feel…

Armitage Weekly Round-up 2016/42

The last day of 2016 is finally here. Despite missing 10 round-ups this year, I do not want the last week of the year to be one that I miss. Maybe this will while away a couple of hours for you before you celebrate New Year’s Eve tonight. Or for my antipodean friends – for…

Christmas 2016 – The Loot

Hello – have you made it safely through Christmas? I hope you all had a lovely time with your families and loved ones, celebrating the season, whichever faith you are (or are not). This morning I got up at 2.45am to take my mother to the airport for a proper red-eye flight back home. In…

Happy Christmas, All!

Have you unwrapped your presents already? One of you may receive another present in the post, soon! Time to reveal the winner of the final Twelve Days of Christmas raffle. Without further ado: The “White Xmas” RAPS goes to… Stephanie! Congratulations! Hope you’ll enjoy the cheeky tin – let me know your address (e-mail at…

RA Pocket Shrine 131/? – White Xmas

Unlike my usual shrine posts, this is not quite the big reveal because chances are that you have already seen the shrine in full, candle-lit glory on my final “Twelve Days of Christmas” raffle post earlier today. However, keeping with tradition, I am putting a separate shrine post out, too, for the record, so to…