8 reasons to love America

8 Reasons to love America – Happy Thanksgiving

Despite America’s recent scary announcement telling it’s residents to not travel, (which I don’t agree with and won’t go into now) I do LOVE America and if you don’t already, hopefully this post will persuade you why you should. So in light of Thanksgiving, here are my… 8 reasons to love America The huge food portions […]

Lady Manners Reunion

Sunday musings and my next adventure

Another week, another Sunday. That one went by fast! One of this week’s highlights was finally getting a new car. I’ve got big plans for my new wheels too, so watch this space for travels and more in my little Honda Civic. Freelance Life A couple more days spent at Hill Holt Wood, a trustee […]

the best snowy winter adventure holidays

The best snowy winter adventure holidays

For me winter is about snow. White, fluffy, magical snow. Picturesque snowy scenes, wrapping up warm and cosy, looking out at the snow from an open log fire, or stomping through the snow in the biggest boots you can find. Sadly we rarely get much snow in England these days, so you have to travel […]

21 days to happiness

21 Days to Happiness – Tried and tested

Do you find yourself moaning about the little things? Wondering how life got so hard? when you will be truly happy? Really when you look at your life things probably are pretty darn good. In comparison to the millions of refugees currently homeless in a foreign land, in comparison to those who are sick, in […]

Derbyshire in the snow

Sunday musings and an exciting announcement

After last week’s Sunday musings post I got lots of positive feedback from readers so thought I would try to make this a weekly post. A little up date on what I have been up to, the blog posts and books I have been reading and any exciting plans coming up. It has been a […]

autumn Hill Holt Wood

Autumn walks through Hill Holt Wood

The last few days have been spent at Hill Holt Wood, as mentioned in Sunday’s post, and Autumn only makes it even more beautiful. Spending my days looking out onto the lake while I work is quite the contrast to sitting in a soulless office, as I was just a few weeks ago. Baxter the Legend has been […]