Top Withens – Brontë Country

Today we walked along a pathway that was often visited by the Brontë sisters well over 100 years ago. The moors over Haworth were where inspiration was drawn for the many poems and stories written by Charlotte, Emily and Anne. We took the public footpath from Moorside Lane which lead us through wild fields of…… Continue reading Top Withens – Brontë Country

The Peak District!

    This weekend my Mum and I headed off down to the Peak District with the Veteran Boot Breakers to take on a 15 mile walk across the district of peaks, taking in Kinder Scout, Winnats Pass and Mam Tor. This was my first time visiting the Peak District and the drive down there…… Continue reading The Peak District!

The Weekend

Aaah another Bank Holiday weekend, what a treat. Well no not really, it’s pretty much just like any other weekend. Chris works Bank Holidays Mondays usually and up until about a year ago I always did too. I think this is the quietest weekend I have until the 21st of July. I’m not complaining, I…… Continue reading The Weekend

You can’t fake happiness

  I’m a big believer in positive thinking but it has to come from a healthy place. You can’t force yourself to be happy and you can’t fake it neither, you’re only going to make yourself ill if you live like this. You need to be aware of your everyday humany-wumany feelings . You’re allowed…… Continue reading You can’t fake happiness

How to (not) survive a camping trip

  Summer finally arrives, you’ve had your heart set on the most joyous of camping trips for months. It’s going to be amazing. You can re-connect with your family, be at one with nature. This all sounds incredible and you’ve probably imagined the scene over and over. It’s perfectly serene, a baby rabbit takes food…… Continue reading How to (not) survive a camping trip

Getting back on track.

  Here are some snippets from my journal, I’m slowly making my way through the list of 100 journal/blog ideas. Some of them are just obscure and not helpful..such as ‘Take 15 minutes to eat an orange’…Like I’ve got 15 minutes spare to eat anything! Anyway, number 64 was to deface a page of my…… Continue reading Getting back on track.