Just add milk

Just add milk

Tea anywhere else in the world never tastes the same, actually having said that I did have good cups of tea in New Zealand. I…

Busting the January Blues

Busting the January Blues

A Caribbean beach I once knew. Last night, I had one of those car journeys, not really minding if it took me a few minutes…

Reflections and Intentions

Reflections and Intentions

At the close of the day on Christmas eve, we stood with a small, hushed, group of people and gazed skywards, over Ham Wall hoping to…

Beach Walk, New Year’s Day

Beach Walk, New Year’s Day

My preference is New Year’s Day on the beach, a British beach, wrapped up against the wind and cold. I’m prepared to say, some British…

Christmas Wishes

Christmas Wishes

Since discovering Westonbirt Arboretum, it has been a wish to visit at Christmas. Between the end of November to the days before Christmas, just at…

Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer

This year there has been a flaw in my, usually, obsessively organised Christmas plans. The flaw being the lack of organisation. Timing is critical, there…

A Space of My Own

A Space of My Own

In the old house in the North, I had a desk in the attic, a quiet space all for me, away from the rest of…

Boy’s Bedroom Makeover

Boy’s Bedroom Makeover

Lists, I am a woman who lives by lists. Top of my list when we moved was a makeover for my son’s room. He left…