Category: Outdoors

A flooded footpath with a lady and three dogs walking through the water

Sploosh!

Well, if we thought we’d seen the end of the rain after a few sunny days, we were wrong!   I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but the footpaths are now “sploshpaths”...

A large red cup on a blue saucer, full of hot chocolate topped with whipped cream and marshmallows. The hot chocolate has overflowed onto the saucer. Behind the drink is a scone on a plate with jam and butter, and behind that another red cup on a saucer next to a red tea pot. The table is an old wooden one.

Skipton days

If you’ve been reading the blog for any length of time, you’ll know that one of my best friends is Lucy of Attic24, and I try to get over to Skipton to see her...

A view from cliff tops onto a beach. There are big waves and the sky is grey, but the sun is shining in from the left

Well-travelled

Surprise!  It’s Monday and I’m here with a blog post rather than at the weekend … and that’s because we made an epic journey from the north west of England allllll the way down...

A collage of autumn leaves on various plants

Blogtober 2023 : Round up

Hellooo! I know that Blogtober is over for this year, but I wanted to do a quick round-up of last month’s posts and photos – I did this last year and I really enjoyed...

A large orange pumpkin sits on a kitchen worktop

Blogtober 2023 : Day 31

It’s Hallowe’en and both my girls are out. For the first time in probably about twenty years, there has been no pumpkin carving in our house.  Ah, it’s a bit sad, especially after the...

Autumn leaves on the trees next to a canal. There are ducks in the water

Blogtober 2023 : Day 19

Goodness, there was some rain and wind last night!  By this morning, though, all was calm again and it was just dull and drizzly by the time I met up with my friend to...