While North America is suffering from the terror of an unbelievably cold Winter, us Brits with our fetish for the weather are in the grips of a much milder - yet just as terrifying for us weaklings - bout of snow. Yesterday it was -8C here in the Derbyshire Dales. This is practically apocalyptic for … Continue reading Three day Snow Day
A mere nine days into 2019 and I'm already reminiscing. I've been having a good 'old digital clear out and transferring photos onto Dropbox. My photos are very precious to me so I like to back them up onto there. I also use the Freeprints app to print off my fave pictures at the end … Continue reading My best moments of 2018
Greeting in the New Year in my own fashion, for the first weekend of 2019, I stayed in a woodland yurt. Why on earth would you choose to do that?! Well the 5th January is my other half's birthday and seeing as it's so close to Christmas, I wanted to make a big fuss of … Continue reading A weekend in Lancashire in a yurt
2018 has been a year of extreme weather in the UK. We've had six months of winter with The Beast from the East, parts I, II and III and we've had a wonderfully scorching Indian Summer. All this weather madness has provided us Brits with so much to talk about. Especially for the farmers amongst … Continue reading Behold, Atlantis!
If you're feeling befuddled, read about my trip to Turkey Part I, here. Amongst days of endless reading thrillers in our secret cove, basking in the sunshine, swimming in the Aegean sea and quenching our thirst with Mediterranean beer, we went on a few more adventures. Our next trip was to the local market in … Continue reading Ten days in Turkey… Part II
Our exotic holiday began like most farmer's holidays do. With a trip to the cattle market. Do not fear, we're not such hicks that we drove the pickup and trailer to the airport and dropped off the bull on the way, but we weren't flying 'till the afternoon so thought we'd squeeze it in beforehand. … Continue reading Ten days in Turkey… Part I
Ireland. Guinness, leprechauns and four leaf clovers. Not somewhere I'd ever particularly fancied going, to be honest. However my partner's brother lives there with his wife and baby, so after two years with my beloved, we thought it high time we flew over so I could meet them. Seeing as this year I've started a … Continue reading Four days in Ireland