Tag Archives: joy

My first love…

It was love at first sight, the evening we drove up from London, two friends and I, escaping the noise and claustrophobia of summer in the city. It was love at first sight as I drove into the twilight Up … Continue reading

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The one with the January round up.

January is famous for it’s weary undertone. A month of slogging through with the promise of the early first weeks enthusiasm wearing thin as we realise we are still a Long Way from Spring. It’s a month for hibernation, naming … Continue reading

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Advent 4

And today the wonder was right there. No need to dig deep. A fresh blue sky. Running in the sun. Wryly accepting the way my body works. Connecting chats at work. Office bag of chocolate buttons. Mmmmm. Cuppa with one … Continue reading

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Life on retreat

One of my birthday presents this year was a night away on a retreat (I have excellent friends) and last week I finally got around to going to Penhurst Retreat Centre in deepest darkest East Sussex. I went in need … Continue reading

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Weekly round up. The snow edition.

It’s been a weird old week around these parts. A fairly up and down week, and mostly a cold one. We kicked off the weekend in style by enjoying a freezing cold beach picnic. The adventure was declared a success … Continue reading

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Thrifty Outdoor Adventures pt1.

Rather ambitiously I want to start a series of posts documenting our search for fairly cheap adventures outdoors. I am trying to curb my cravings for a campervan. There are SO many more ways to explore the outdoors than in … Continue reading

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Weekly round up. Once more.

I squint at my watch.  4.40.  The small boy next to me wiggles and whispers a cute wakey wakey in my ear.  I growl a shhhhhh and turn over, he mutters back into sleep and I listen to funny women … Continue reading

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