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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Walking Jenkin Crag {Birthday Fun In The Lakes}

On the run-up to the big day, Ian suggested we visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park; it’s somewhere we’ve toyed with going to a few times before, but somehow we never quite get there. At the end…

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Swings, Flowers & Falling Down The Stairs {A Day Out At Erddig}

Driving along the winding country road that was sandwiched between lush green fields, we were convinced we’d taken a wrong turn. The signal for Google maps was now non-existent and it was starting to feel…

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Vegan Victoria Sponge {Jamie Oliver}

I have no interest in cooking and I’m well known for starting kitchen fires (luckily nothing that’s ever required a fire engine). I eat healthily and My Fitness Pal has recently become my best friend,…

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Pasta, Pizza, Sand and Sea {A Walk at Morecambe Bay}

Things have been pretty hectic lately as Ian and I prepare to get our house up for sale. With me being self-employed I’m more flexible on my hours, so my days have been spent filling,…

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