I haven’t done a ‘Photo an Hour’ post before! Mostly because some of my days consist of me sitting binge-watching horror on Netflix, knitting or watching Rusty run around the living room. But on the 16th of July we had something a little more exciting to do – Mike was representing England in the Wheelchair Rugby Sevens, in a match…

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It really is. We moved! The blog has been incredibly quiet and for that I apologise profusely. I do have to thank my in-laws for their patience as we cohabited with them for a lengthy period, my own parents for forever being there when I need them – and my Grandmother for always making sure I feel loved, even when…

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Today has been in incredibly warm, lethargic day for us in Newton-le-Willows – we couldn’t face cooking (nor decide on what to have) so the executive decision was made to drive out to somewhere we’d never been to before and eat there. One of the stipulations was that it had to have a view, so we did edge towards the…

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Today has been in incredibly warm, lethargic day for us in Newton-le-Willows – we couldn’t face cooking (nor decide on what to have) so the executive decision was made to drive out to somewhere we’d never been to before and eat there. One of the stipulations was that it had to have a view, so we did edge towards the…

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This was the outfit I wore for our stormy stroll through Sankey Valley at the weekend. Something simple, but snug as heck because that wind was freezing. The wellies are actually my Mother-in-Laws as I’d only brought my knee-high suede boots and wedges, neither which is suited to boggy sludgy exploring. I really want to invest in a good pair…

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On a wet and grim Sunday afternoon I was whisked to Valley Gardens in Harrogate.. As you can see, the weather wasn’t on my side. That said, the gardens did have a lot of people visiting even though the pathways were torrents of water in some spots. I can only imagine how busy it gets in summer!   As you…

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During the festive period, I’ve indulged in making a lot of party foods. One of my favourites is this beautiful Leek and Bacon Quiche of which I made both a gluten containing, and a gluten free version. I didn’t make my own pastry this time (I was too busy with work and preparing for Christmas) but I’ll share my recipe with…

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Loadpit Beck is a wonderful little spot not far from where I spent my childhood. I remember as a girl guide doing our river walking here, and when I had the chance to venture back there it was wonderfully nostalgic.

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I’m going to share some photographs from a little bit of exploring I did around Chellow Dean reservoir in Yorkshire. Its an idyllic setting and the weather was just about perfect for some really great pictures. The walks around the area are quite easy going, and despite being full of cold when I visited I had no trouble having an…

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