Yesterday we took the kids to the beach before supper and watched the waves roll in at high tide. Sea air is such a tonic and escaping . . .
For the third year in a row we headed to the fruit farm this week to fill our baskets with strawberries. I found this visit easier than . . .
For as long as I’ve been a mother I’ve been encouraging these two to bond with nature. When they were tiny babies I would lay them on . . .
As a child I loved everything to do with nature. I would pick wild flowers to press, make little poseys for my bedroom from our garden . . .
Summer seems to be drawing to a close. We've been pottering about my mother's cottage garden breathing in the last of this beautiful . . .
The summer holidays were pretty wet. Wet and dreary which can be a tricky combination when you have two kids at home. I spent a couple . . .
Summer holidays are a go go – we are two weeks in as I took Raff out of preschool a week early to visit family in Bristol. I’ve reduced . . .
It was Summer Solstice last weekend, the longest day is now behind us. Summer is here and the warm weather is settling in to stay . . .
Living for buttered hot cross buns, signs of Spring peeping through the earth, cups of tea, fresh flowers, frosty leaves and five year . . .
It snowed last week, not enough to settle but just enough to add a little magic to a cold and gloomy day. I've been lighting all the . . .