Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. September sky Day 11 | It's okay to have a day where you don't learn anything 🙂 Day 12 | … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Rainbow over Windsor Castle just minutes after the death of HM Queen Elizabeth was announced Day 6 | Times passes … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

Me on Tuesday | 20 September

It was a week where our everyday life ran alongside historic times. Floral tributes to HM the Queen, Green Park We seemed to spend an inordinate amount of time watching the BBC The Brainy One took a car full of recycling to the recycling centre The Best Friend and I went into town to see … Continue reading Me on Tuesday | 20 September

Me on Monday | 12 September

It was a week where the United Kingdom's Elizabethan Age came to an end. 😦 The Boy went back to school; I went back to work I tackled redecorating my office/craft room over the course of the week Tilly and I were caught several times in heavy downpours There was a lot more Life Admin … Continue reading Me on Monday | 12 September

Northern Road Trip 2022 | Holker Hall

Holker Hall The earliest records of Holker Hall on date back to the beginning of the sixteenth century. The Estate, found at Cark-in-Cartmel, has never been bought or sold but has passed by inheritance through just three families: the Prestons, the Lowthers and the Cavendishes, with each generation leaving its impressions, either by planning and … Continue reading Northern Road Trip 2022 | Holker Hall

Slow Summer | The Elizabeth Line

The Elizabeth Line, London's newest rail line and named in honour of Her Majesty the Queen, opened its doors to passengers 24 May 2022, almost four years later than planned and apparently massively over-budget. We live not far from one of the stations on the western side of the route and were keen to see … Continue reading Slow Summer | The Elizabeth Line

Slow Summer | The Tower of London in Bloom

The moat at the Tower of London has been turned into a Summer garden in honour of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee. To mark that occasion, over 20 million seeds have been sown in the moat, which will grow over the course of the summer, creating a beautiful, new naturalistic landscape. Designed to attract pollinators, the … Continue reading Slow Summer | The Tower of London in Bloom