A Day Out At Powis Castle and Garden

If there’s an opportunity to visit a National Trust garden, I’m there. With my camera in hand, I love nothing more than having a meander around the pretty floral grounds getting lost in my own…

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Exploring Malham Cove {Yorkshire Dales National Park}

Walking along the dusty track with a sea of yellow stretched out in front of us, I realised it was about time I opened my heart – and my mind. Having fallen in love with…

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5 Reasons Why I Like to Bake

When I recently told a friend how much I liked baking, she looked horrified. ‘But all that mess!’ she exclaimed. She’s right – it definitely causes a mess – but as I’ve mentioned before, I’d…

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Walking in the Lake District: {Stock Ghyll Force & High Sweden Bridge}

Speeding along the motorway with a blanket of blue above us I felt my shoulders finally drop. Packing everything up the night before hadn’t gone to plan and as usual, we’d spent the morning rushing…

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6 Things I’ve Learned In The Last 12 Months

On Monday, I turned 38. Thirty-eight. As I replied to the text from my older brother telling him (yet again) how old I was, I stared at the numbers in disbelief. 38. When did I…

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Classic Vegan Pancake Recipe

My idea of cooking is scrolling through the contact list on my phone until I find the desired take-away. In our house, Ian does the cooking. All of it. He’s really good too; I’d say…

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5 Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

I’ve been drinking green tea for a number of years now. Exactly how many, I can’t quite remember. It was a nurse who suggested I should try it during one of my many hospital admissions.…

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What Are The Benefits Of Travelling?

“Not all those who wander are lost”. – JRR Tolkien For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to travel. To pack up and head off, leaving behind everyone and everything I’ve ever known…

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Hiking Sentiero degli Dei: Italy {Part VII}

As we approached the tunnel we were met with multiple cars doing U-turns: damn, it was closed. This confirmed what we kind of already knew – our Italian sucked. Even though we’d made an effort…

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