Category : Lifestyle

The Famous Five go to Scafell Pike

Late September and camping in England are not two things I thought I would ever link, but there you are, life is full of surprises.

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The Lockdown Menu

So, as the world locks down to flatten the curve of COVID-19, closer to home we are trying to flatten the curve of food consumption,...

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Not far from the madding crowds!

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe, Bolton Abbey is regarded as Yorkshire's best day out...

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See my brighter future - Hardcastle Crags

A fiver for a day's parking at the National Trust carpark seemed a bit steep (there are literally no other choices for parking), but...

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Food in France

We eat a mostly plant based diet, with one eggseption. We do not eat meat or dairy, having cut these out for our whole family over...

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A Winter Christmas

Or… a guilt-free Christmas! There’s nothing like a fuzzy Christmas jumper to hide the multiple glasses of eggnog and a huge Christmas...

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Profitez bien de ces moments de famille

At the beginning of winter when the geese said goodbye to their French summer and flew south for the winter, it was a truly depressing...

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A Woke Lullaby – Saying Goodnight to Consumerism.

It’s sometimes hard to teach our children the littlest things. Teaching them important life lessons is harder. Hardest of all is helping...

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To Live is to Dream

When we set out on our house-hunting expedition, outwardly I was open-minded but inside, all I wanted was a Maison de Maître. Unbelievably,...

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Just another 'Swanny' Day

It's mid February, and this time last year we were up to our armpits in snow from the 'Beast from the East'. Quite a surprise then,...

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