Lark Skincare

A Nourishing Year: February’s review

Well, we’re half way through March and I’m only just writing about February. I’m claiming that I’ve spent the past fortnight reflecting on what happened, but really I’m just trying not to admit that time is slipping past me at … Read More

family

Six things my mum taught me.

In honour of Mothering Sunday, I thought I would do a little post about my mum. It’s difficult to summarise a relationship as important as the one you have with your mother, regardless of whether it’s a good or bad … Read More

Harvest Canteen,Newcastle

Harvest Canteen, Newcastle.

One of my deepest pleasures is an impromptu adventure and so I was filled with a happy heart last weekend as we made last minute plans for a trip to Newcastle with a visit to the Ouseburn Coffee Company’s Harvest … Read More

Pink tulips

Colour cravings…

So, I’m not sure what’s causing it, but I’ve got a HUGE craving for colour at the moment. We painted the sitting room wall blue, I’ve been buying a rainbow of tulips by the armful from the local veg shop … Read More

Crafting with Carpetright

Crafting with Carpetright

I find it really easy to say that I’m going to try and be more creative. To make more time for exploring different arts and crafts and to learn – finally – how to use a sewing machine. But putting … Read More

Early morning running sunrise

A Nourishing Year: January’s review

So January is over, and we’re already a month into 2015. My bank balance is happier; the ‘helpful’ early monthly salary paid in mid-December feels a terribly long time ago… I started the month having a little panic about what … Read More

Book for January

My Year in Books: January

I’m only weeks into a slower, more nourishing year of life, and of blogging, and I’ve already picked up more books than I have for ages. Books are always going to be part of a nourishing life for me. They’re … Read More

Lemons and seville oranges

A Nourishing Year: Intentions for January

So, I started my January full of intentions for a nourishing year. The problem is, I had so much enthusiasm for committing myself, I’ve been trying to fit in a year of activities all at once! I’ve been worrying about … Read More

Setting my intentions for 2015.

Hello there. Happy New Year! It’s been a while since there was anything new on this blog of mine. In truth, ever since I took a holiday in August, I’ve not really got back into the swing of writing and, … Read More

Lyndon: A Special Request

I’m fortunate to be friends with many amazing people. People who have seen me through the darkest of times and made me laugh during the good ones. One of them is Lyndon Marquis. I’ve known Lyndon since I made the … Read More