Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Bivouac

I promised a review of The Bivouac, and finally, here it is! The Bivouac is a selection of yurts, log cabins and a bunk barn, just outside Masham in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, with a cafe and small shop. Just … Read More

Three Good Things #6

Hello! After a week of holiday, Three Good Things is back for the usual dose of positivity amidst a busy week. It’s a pretty brief post this week, because I’m still recovering from a week in a yurt (which I’ll … Read More

Microadventure: a few lessons learnt.

I posted recently about Alistair Humphrey’s inspiring microadventures, and how I was planning to have ‘Micra’ Adventures. That plan was recently put into action with the first of what I hope will be many (tiny but nonetheless brilliant) adventures around our … Read More

Top Tips for Stress Management

Last week, I asked my Twitter followers for their top tips for stress. I’ve been a bit frazzled and faced with competing demands on my time, energy, money and attention.  I’ve got a lot on my plate and when I … Read More

Tim Walker: Dreamscapes

I recently had the pleasure of visiting The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, specifically to see a temporary exhibition ‘Tim Walker: Dreamscapes’, a collection of images by the legendary photographer. The museum has a fascinating history as it’s never been … Read More

Three Good Things #5

Hello and welcome to week five of Three Good Things! One: My tomatoes. My first good thing this week is the first home-grown cherry tomato of the year. Earlier this year, I sowed a whole packet of seeds that promised … Read More

Three Good Things #4

Welcome to this week’s edition of Three Good Things! I can’t believe it is week four already, time really does fly… One: Orange is the New Black. My first good thing this week is a TV series. And when I … Read More


It’s summer holiday time and I’ve been planning lots of fun things to do with my kids. Recently, having discovered it was celebrating its second birthday with a 50% off sale, I got carried away on the Tattly website and … Read More

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