Dancing in a field: Valley Fest

Dancing in a field: Valley Fest

My wellies are ready and I’m looking forward to Valley Fest. It is hard not to love a festival, a bubble of entertainment in a…

5 plants for the bathroom

5 plants for the bathroom

Low maintenance plants are my thing, succulents are my current favourite as they need very little watering. I’m on a mission to slowly fill our…

Intentions August #16

Intentions August #16

August intentions are dictated by events, rather than a mood or inclination. August is holiday month and it’s busy and that feels good. The school…

21 easy tips for travelling with kids

21 easy tips for travelling with kids

Summer is here and holidays beckon. Let’s face it travelling with kids can potentially be really stressful, but there are ways to make travel with…

Upfest 2016

Upfest 2016

Upfest Bristol took place on my doorstep and this weekend and I got to live in the middle of a festival. This is the second…

Beach hut style

Beach hut style

Warm weather makes me wistful for a life by the sea. Bare foot living. Everyday BBQ’s or fish supper. My very own beach hut perched…

Doing more of what makes me happy

Doing more of what makes me happy

This morning, I decided to stop and smell the lavender (we don’t have roses), implementing that adage that suggest being too busy to enjoy the…

20 Tips for Surviving Festivals with Kids

20 Tips for Surviving Festivals with Kids

Family friendly festivals are plentiful. The school holidays are within sight and festivals are break from the norm, combining music and activities. You might be…

Intentions July #16

Intentions July #16

Intentions each month are about goals, plans and focus. I’ve no appetite for that at the moment. I’m hoping that will change. The result of…