What a busy few months! Over the past year, as lockdown has been eased, other commitments increased. In a strange way, I miss the gentle, easy going days of lockdown, where I was lucky enough to retreat to the comfort and safety of my home and garden. It became a little idyll for me. But [...]
Spring is here!
This past week has been truly glorious. Spending even just 10 minutes in the sun does wonders for me. Listening to the birds singing and the gentle breeze through the newly emerged vibrant green shoots. Whilst this warm spell is set to end next week, the brief interlude between the gloomy and cold weather has [...]
Happy Mother’s Day.
Back to life, back to reality.
The January Jitters.
The festive season has sadly come to an end (*cries intensely) and that lurking feeling of anxiety, guilt and sadness bubbles to the surface. In case you haven't already guessed, I hate this time of year. Spring seems so far away and the dark, dank days seem to be never ending. The looming threat of [...]
Happy New Year!
Trying Dry January? Why not give this alcohol free gin a go?
Local, Ethical Clothing – Ivy and Rigg
Image from Ivy and Rigg Northumberland. Fast fashion has become a phrase that is used all over the shop. And for good reason - fast fashion is responsible for around 10% of global gas emissions. It seems no surprise then, that more and more of us are looking to small, local companies who provide fantastic [...]