The One With The Post-Christmas Lull

Tweet Have you polished off the mince pies yet? Got room for another turkey sandwich? I’ll bet I can tempt you with a small festive tipple though? Make yourself comfy, and settle yourself down in the post-Christmas lull. Did you have a perfect Christmas Day? Did lunch go without a hitch? Or, like me, did […]

Walking at Castle Crag – The Great Outdoors

Tweet I’ve just watched that video – the one that has, ironically, gone viral today, about how much we lose from our lives by being constantly attached to laptops, phones and tablets in the name of “social” media. And yes, blogging can be included in that too. We miss so much, and I am sure […]

New Beginnings, New Challenges – Happy New Year 2014

Tweet Ah, that’s better. The tree is down, the cards sorted for recycling, the last mince pie has been eaten and the sherry banished to the back of the cupboard until next year. Much fun has been had, presents lovingly given and received. But now, in keeping with tradition, the house has been tidied and […]

Weekend Walk – Lacy’s Caves and Long Meg

Tweet Waking up yesterday morning, it was such a glorious spring-like day that we couldn’t not go for a walk. The children boys had been sleeping over at their grandparents’ house so we got up and went to collect them, then headed off to Little Salkeld, where we had heard of a nice walk to […]