2021 Armitage Weekly Round-up #29

How are we all doing? Heart rates back to something approaching normal? We are now entering the last week until birthday week – the calm before the storm? I am using this weekend to get all the final preparations done. Tick off list: finalise eBay item selection write eBay listings (so that they are ready…

2021 Armitage Weekly Round-up #27

Hello hello hello! This may be the last day of our current heatwave in Ireland, and so I am late with the round-up on this warm, sunny Saturday. I’m just back from taking a gorgeous walk with my son, to our favourite place, Poolbeg Lighthouse. And I thus had some precious quality time with him,…

RA Pocket Shrine 235/? – Fishy

It’s time I finally post this latest RAPS that has been sitting on my desk for several weeks now. The events of the last month or so put a bit of a dampener on my blogging activities, but with spring comes a fresh new urge to get back into more blog activities. My creative energy…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #46

Last week I was thinking that Christmas this year is going to be quite different from the usual. An opportunity to do something different, including starting the preparations for it early – and enjoying it longer. Christmas baking, decorating the house with wreaths and vases of pine and fir, and lighting candles every evening. And…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #41

Back to the Saturday slot. Have you seen the new interview with RA in today’s Times? [Note: Article behind pay wall. Look in the round-up below for a short-cut 😉] Richard is really trying to get his image as a grump across… “I’m quite a socially distant person by nature. When I walk past a…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #39

This week I slightly dropped the ball. After kicking off the discussion about the fundraiser last week, I tried to keep up with the comments but still haven’t replied to each and every one of them. An ongoing project. I also need to reply to a number of e-mails that have reached me – they…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #38

Richard really has been throwing himself into campaigning for theatre lately. Well, with Covid wreaking havoc in an industry that relies on live events that are held in indoor spaces where social distancing is simply impossible, campaigning on behalf of the performing arts is badly needed and also very much welcome by those who enjoy…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #32

Goodness! With all that excitement going on, I almost forgot the weekly round-up. And meh, I just noticed that Richard has already tweeted his birthday thanks. Um – fairly early in the day. Thank you for all the birthday wishes, the donations, the fundraising, the auctions and gifts. I feel very special. XRA pic.twitter.com/Wvva9JL8lZ —…

2020 Armitage Weekly Round-up #31

Hello on a beautiful sunny morning! With the sun shining, everything feels so much lighter. More about that later, but first I’ll give you what you are here for – the round-up. New header time! Let’s start off with our favourite knight, especially when declaring his love… Gifs by mezzmerizedbyrichard A nice little collage of…