Food and Life Lately: March 2021

I’m hoping things are beginning to make us feel better with the prospect of longer and lighter days ahead. Being able to see family and...

Olive and Auburn: Project Bags

Olive and Auburn knitting project bags are designed to ultimately please the needs of both knitters and crafters. Elegant, stylish and...

Yorkshires Michelin Stars: 2021

It's really a gloomy time of year and going out to eat is not something we can do at the moment, being in the midst of Lockdown Number 3....

Winter knits

With the arrival of colder weather, I've been cosying up with my knitting. This December I have being knitting mittens and hopefully they...

Knitting: Fair Isle

After finding my knitting mojo and recovering from Covid, I thought it should be a good time to be a little reckless and ‘knit’ outside...

Recovering from Covid-19 virus

Using my brain to write a blog post has been outside of my capability for the last three weeks. Yes, I had a positive test and suffered...

Three Days in Cumbria

My great first staycation in 8 months! It was exciting to take a journey of a couple of hours over the Pennines to one of my favourite...

Botanical Beauty: Flor og Fjære

Where the Rainbow Hit Earth - A most beautiful, colourful Norwegian garden, on an island with a white sandy beach and my ultimate garden...

June in My Yorkshire Garden

Summer has arrived The anticipation in the lead up to summer has been building up for many months. And this year June has been so...

Don't Miss a Beat

And why, because its World Heart Rhythm Week 2020, an annual awareness week that focuses on detecting arrhythmias (irregular heart...

May in My Yorkshire Garden

I do apologise for this rather late May update. I’m sorry that I don’t have an excuse, it’s just that I’ve been busy retreating to my...

Botanical Beauty: Bodnant Garden

If you are in the Conwy area of North Wales in the spring, lucky you! This time last year I was so lucky to spend a day strolling around...