Simple living – a new gardening project

For me, daisies bring back memories of childhood. Daisies growing on the lawn or in the park….spending hours with my friends chattering and making daisy chains on the village green. Endless games of hide and seek, kerby, and making dams in the river. My kids can’t seem to comprehend how we “survived” back then, without […]

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My minimalism journey – progress update

Five more things I've done on my minimalism journey

This week has seen glorious weather in the Lake District. The kids are off school for the summer and it’s been a joy watching them outdoors playing with their friends. I feel so lucky that they get enjoyment from playing outside and turning off those gadgets. In between watching them over a coffee, and telling […]

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Bassenthwaite Lake & Mirehouse Gardens

Bassenthwaite Lake

Being lucky enough to live in the Lake District, I’ve always enjoyed spending time outdoors with my family. Whether we head over to Crummock WaterΒ Β or to Rannerdale to see the bluebells in May,Β walking together is something we’ve always enjoyed doing. For those days when it’s pleasantly warm, we have the whole day free, and the […]

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