Walking Valle Delle Ferriere & Drinking Organic Lemonade: Italy {Part III}

High in the hills of Amalfi, above the hustle and bustle of the main shopping area, lies the peaceful nature reserve Valle Delle Ferriere. A hiking trail that winds through luscious green foliage and past…

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Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone: Italy {Part II}

Friday 25th September 2015: After getting ready we still didn’t have a plan. We bickered. Ian was tired but wouldn’t fully admit it. He fell asleep in the chair and I did angry Zentangle. This…

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Gelato, Evening Walks & Pink Sky: Italy {Part I}

As I stood under the clear blue sky watching the hazy sunshine making its way above the mountains, I felt my shoulders drop by about an inch. It was the peace and quiet I’d been…

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Rydal Circuit {The Lake District}

It’s no secret I love the Lake District. It’s the place where Ian and I first went on holiday together and it’s the one place that feels like home; I really hope we can have…

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Action. Courage. Trust. {Words Of The Year}

Over the past few years, I’ve noticed it’s become increasingly popular to choose a word for the year. At first, I didn’t get it; choosing a word for the year? What did that even mean?…

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Hello 2016

So here we are again; we’ve welcomed in another year, embraced it like an old friend and shook it by its hand; stared at it in wide eyed wonder and tried to guess what secrets…

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GoApe! Forest Segway Experience {Delamere Forest}

Back in August the boy turned 40, and although we were heading to Italy the following month, I couldn’t let the day pass by without some form of acknowledgement. After (weeks) of looking online at…

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Exploring Bodnant Garden

Bodnant Garden is a place I’ve looked at longingly over the past few years, but it was only recently that I finally got to visit: with its maze of criss-crossing pathways and abundance of floral…

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A Day Out At Chirk Castle

My friend has a thing for castles; I think it has something to do with dungeons, dragons and knights on horses: y’know – boy stuff. But as he’s pretty good at choosing places to go…

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