My New Year Tradition.

I have a New Year tradition which started about 7 or 8 years ago. A friend and I pick a date in January and head off on a walk, wander or if we’re feeling brave, a hike. It started with a blustery climb up Pen-Y-Ghent back in 2011 (I think). It was blowing a gale,…… Continue reading My New Year Tradition.

My weekend with the Mothers.

I spent the weekend in Wragby, Lincolnshire, with my Mother Goose and my Mother-Outlaw. And it was wonderful! We did so many of the things. Friday night was rather relaxed and mainly consisted of eating some food and going to bed because that’s how rock ‘n’ roll we are… oh we had Prosecco! That’s always…… Continue reading My weekend with the Mothers.

Bush-Craft Survival Day (aka Zombie prep)

    As part of my new “get yourself out there and do stuff” attitude, I booked myself on to a Bush-Craft Survival course with Yorkshire Dales Bush-Craft. This one in particular took place in Skipton Woods, which, to be honest, is an incredible place to have a wander around in just for the sake…… Continue reading Bush-Craft Survival Day (aka Zombie prep)

No longer a glamping virgin!

      What better way to spend a couple of freezing cold January nights than in a glamping pod up in The Lakes… Hayley and I were glamping pod virgins before our visit to The Quiet Site but the experience did not disappoint, in fact we can’t wait to go back! We arrived early…… Continue reading No longer a glamping virgin!

Our Railway Children Walk

“Daddy, my daddy!” If you’ve seen The Railway Children then those words are likely to have you sobbing your heart out and if they don’t then you’re probably dead in side. I’ve definitely watched the film more times as an adults and certainly appreciate it more now too. My sons Grandparents live in Oakworth and…… Continue reading Our Railway Children Walk

Northumberland Day Three

Our third and final day. Seahouses was on the agenda today. My Uncle John and Aunty Janet were up this way for a short break so we called to see them. A visit to Seahouses wouldn’t be complete without some delicious fish and chips. We usually get ours from the main restaurant near the roundabout…… Continue reading Northumberland Day Three

Northumberland Day Two

  It just so happened that our weekend away fell on the same weekend as my boyfriend’s Mum’s birthday and she happened to be with us. It was therefore only fitting that we should eat cake… Let there be so much cake! The Corner House Cafe is most definitely the place you need to go…… Continue reading Northumberland Day Two