'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
If every day throughout winter was crisp & clear, or even dry, I'd venture out a lot more. Unfortunately in northern england its often raining, and that certainly doesn't entice me outside easily, but on those winter days when the sky is clear and blue, and everything has a clean fresh feel about it, I… Continue reading Seasonal Inspiration
I always see January 1st as a fresh start, although if I'm honest its always usually January 7th by the time I make the appropriate changes that I planned! It takes a good week to come down from the buzz of Christmas but I get there eventually! I spend some time contemplating the last year.… Continue reading New Beginnings
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
Doing our part in giving nature a home, however small that part may be, is so important. Now, I'm not about to say I've never killed a house spider thats threatened me on a dark autumn evening. Or that I've never batted a wasp thats flew too close to my face, or my G&T. But… Continue reading Giving Nature a Home
My first blog post!