Travel

Climbing Scafell

England’s highest mountain. Stunning views. Remote location…   What’s not to love? Sca Fell and Scafell Pike had been calling our names since we climbed Snowdon the previous summer. We love our weekend hikes and walks – especially when Holly…

Travel

Just Visiting: John Bull

‘Perfectly charming’ is the perfect phrase for the John Bull Rock factory. Yes, you may need to take your rose tinted spectacles to see past all the laminated posters, the age and the hubbub of it all. But it’s charming…

Reviews

Just Visiting: Scarborough Fair Collection

There’s a wonderful feeling going back to places you’ve been before. A sense of nostalgia. Old memories stirred. It’s something that draws me back to childhood places, day trips and holiday spots. It’s part of the reason I chose Scarborough…

Travel

The Making of Harry Potter

Expecto Patronum. Ok… If that means nothing to you then please – stop reading here because the geekery is only going to get worse.   Like most adults our age – most I have some respect for anyway – we…

Parenting

Mother’s Day Weekend – Hiking & New Boots

I always get sentimental about shoes. Shoes feel like such milestones in the life of the tiny humans. There were first shoes, the sturdy ones that encouraged first steps. There were ballet shoes, the pink ones that helped Holly grow…