There's Nothing Like the Sun. There's nothing like the sun as the year dies, Kind as it can be, this world being made so, To stones and men and beasts and birds and flies, To all things that it touches except snow, Whether on mountains side or street of town. The south wall warms me: [...]
Poetry Mondays – The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Raven. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore— While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. “’Tis some visitor,” I muttered, “tapping at my chamber [...]
VOAK – Beautiful, Sustainable, Low Waste Candles.
Now anyone who knows me personally, knows that I love a good candle. They make everything feel so cosy and wholesome and of course it is a really nice way to scent your home. Voak is a North Yorkshire company run by a lovely mother and daughter team; Vanessa and Adele. They started from scratch [...]
Fall, Leaves, Fall – A Poem by Emily Bronte.
As the weather seems to have taken a turn for the worst, here is a poem by Emily Bronte that wishes for stormy, dramatic bad weather. Fall, Leaves, Fall. Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. I shall smile [...]
The Wildlife Trusts “30 days wild” challenge: Week Four!
Hello one and all. So we have finally reached the end of another year of the 30 days wild challenge. I swear June vanished in the blink of an eye! Grab a cup of tea, coffee, prosecco - whatever you like, sit back and have a look at what I got up to in the [...]
Three, no 4, ok 5 films that empower women!
Who doesn't love to snuggle up and watch a good film? But what's better is when once the film is finished, you're not sad, you want to live the film in your own life. Women are not fairly represented in many aspects (let's face it, the majority) of society, so these films, to quote Patsy [...]