Me on Monday

It was a busy week, with lovely Autumnal weather We took delivery of a brand new mattress for our bedTilly and I met our friend for a long afternoon walkI went to see Chelsea in Bloom :)There was a day of Zoom meetings :(There was a lot of moving furniture aroundSeveral hundred books were taken … Continue reading Me on Monday

Northern Road Trip | Paddleboarding & Kayaking on Coniston Water

The Sunday morning of our long weekend in South Lakeland produced the worst of the weather. 😦 The Boy and The-Friend-Who-Is-Like-My-Brother didn't let a little mizzle and low cloud stop them. The Boy initially went out in the single kayak and then tried out the paddleboard. The Boy has difficulty with co-ordination but managed not … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Paddleboarding & Kayaking on Coniston Water

Month in Numbers | August 2021

Was August awesome? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 11.5 days of having the decorator in the house 30 pieces of Happy Mail written, addressed and posted 33,745 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 34 walks with Tilly The Boy received his 1st dose of the Pfizer vaccine … Continue reading Month in Numbers | August 2021

Northern Road Trip | Hiking Loughrigg

Loughrigg - seen from Grasmere Loughrigg Fell might not be the biggest peak in the Lake District but standing by the summit trig point you would hardy guess this. The reason it packs such a punch for its size is down to its prominent and isolated position. It sits right at the junction of five … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Hiking Loughrigg

Northern Road Trip | Ulverston

In what's become a summer tradition, we recently spent a long weekend in the South Lakeland town of Ulverston. The Cross, Market Street, Ulverston The beauty of Ulverston is that it never changes. Well, it does change, but not much from year to year ... and I say this as someone who has been going … Continue reading Northern Road Trip | Ulverston

Not Every Adventure Has To Be Big

Twenty twenty was the Year of No and this year, many of us are still not that comfortable with the thought of venturing too far outside our domestic bubbles. This summer I’m hoping to go beyond simply saying “let's not” or "maybe" and look for ways to venture out that can make the regular weeks … Continue reading Not Every Adventure Has To Be Big

Me on Monday

One way or another, it was an emotional week: I visited the orthodontist after breaking my retainer for the second time. :(The Boy and I had what was hopefully the final appointment about his toe. :)The Brainy One and I met up with my SiL for lunch.I bought more bedding plants for our front garden.I … Continue reading Me on Monday