Slow Living

A Kindness Project

So it occurred to me recently that I still don't quite get it. I'm not grasping quite how important it is to be kind to ourselves. I know that I require time to just be, that quiet space is better space and that my introverted ways are OK, because thats me and I'm to just… Continue reading A Kindness Project

Creative, Nature, Seasons, Slow Living, The Great Outdoors

Wildness is a Necessity

'Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilised people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity..." John Muir said that, and he wasn't far wrong! We try to visit the Scottish highlands at least once a year, and each year I leave feeling inspired and ready to create. There… Continue reading Wildness is a Necessity

Nature, Seasons, Slow Living

So Good In Every Way

    As we say goodbye to Autumn and welcome in the shorter days I find I'm getting outdoors less and less. I really should try harder though because there's something wonderful about wrapping up warm, heading out for a long walk & coming home to an open fire,  cosy blankets and a nice hot mug of tea!… Continue reading So Good In Every Way

Food Glorious Food, Seasons, Slow Living

Hibernating & Apple Crumble

My love of Autumn stems back to childhood. Kicking fallen leaves is still one of my favourite things to do and I have been known to cross the road in the past if the other side is of better leaf kicking quality!   It's also the time hibernation commences. I strongly believe all humans should… Continue reading Hibernating & Apple Crumble