Wonderful Wednesday 31 October 2018

Wonderful Wednesday has rolled around again, and I’ve been a little haphazard with it, sometimes scribbling away regularly and other times leaving big chunks in between my musings. These last few weeks have been the latter. But it does feel good to list the lovely. Namely: 1. The nip in the air. THE best time…

Wonderful Wednesday 22 November 2017

Hello view halloo and welcome to Wonderful Wednesday this stormy rainy windy northern week. How ARE you all? I’m soaking up the little bits of sunshine that have burnt through the clouds in the last few days, but also quite liking being the snug and smug feeling of being tucked up warm while the wind…

Wonderful Wednesday 15 November 2017

Hello everyone and welcome to Wonderful Wednesday, a round up of all that is lovely in my little world right now. 1.  Fairy lights and candles. And lots of them. One of my favourite parts of autumn is getting the fairy lights out and dotting my little candles about the living room. I tend to…

Wonderful Wednesday 9 August 2017

Hi there one and all – hope everyone’s spiffingly super on this August Wonderful Wednesday 🙂 Here’s a little list of the little things that made my little world go round this week: 1. 7.30am on a Sunday, before the noise of the world had built up around. Watching the way the previous night’s rain…

Wonderful Wednesday 10 May 2017

Hello all, and Happy Wonderful Wednesday to you! Just a quickie today as I’m a) rather late in posting and b) knackered! But I couldn’t not share the lovely things I’ve noticed this week, including: 1. An accidental triumph in the kitchen – BALSAMIC VINEGAR IN THE HUMMUS. You heard it here first. It was…

Wonderful Wednesday 18 January 2017

Howdy y’all! Hope your week is spiffy doodley so far. Mine has been tinkling on fairly quietly, which has been lovely. Here’s what made it extra-special: 1. Dossing around at the weekend. We had one of our oldest friends over to stay – the kind who become family many years ago. No need for proper…

Wonderful Wednesday 12 October 2016

I’ve really enjoyed this week. I’ve slowed down, eaten good food, done lots of yoga and spent lots of time with friends and Mr Roast Chicken. V content. Here were the best bits: 1. Porridge on Saturday morning. It’s SO much better cooking it properly on the hob than at work, where I use packets…

A Cumbrian Winter Stroll

On a rare sunny day in the last couple of weeks, my family got out for a walk. Time to dust the cobwebs off the wellies and have a splash in some of the many puddles. The Lake District was badly hit by flooding. Again. In 2009 several bridges were swept away and whole towns…

An Early Morning Stroll

Last weekend I sprung out of bed really early and went on a wander. I say really early – it was after 8, obviously, but early for me. Sometimes it’s nice to be up before anyone else gets up and about, when the air is fresh, the grass sodden with dew and the only sounds…

Making the Most of Light Evenings

Nothing better than a walk after work to clear away the nonsensical irritations of the day. Why is it that at work little things – irrelevant things – seem so important, yet get away from work for a while and they just melt away? Quite often I go for a wander down the canal in…