My May

My May

Firstly, apologies are needed. I have been rubbish and neglected you all on here. I have found May a really difficult month and haven’t really been myself for the most of it. Firstly, my cat Archie was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour in his stomach. His health rapidly declined and he lost his battle aRead more

Crane & Kind - Sidmouth

My April

April has to be one of my favourite months. The evenings are noticeably lighter, the weather seems brighter and sometimes we get a bout of bloody good weather. Only sometimes, mind! One day it’s blowing a gale and freezing the tips of my fingers until they go numb. The next I am stripping of theRead more

My Mother's Day

My Mother’s Day

Having not celebrated Mother’s Day for well over a decade and a half I felt that this year I would change that. After many, many years of upset and disappointment, my relationship with my mother broke down. We stopped communicating which in all honesty lifted a huge weight off my shoulders. There was a pointRead more

Spring Forward - Topsham

Spring Forward

Last Saturday the clocks changed. It might have meant one hour less in bed but that’s a small sacrifice to make to have lighter and warmer evenings. To celebrate the change, Steve and I headed down to Topsham. A small picturesque town nestled next to the Exe Estuary, a 10-minute train journey from Exeter. TopshamRead more

My March

March has been a crazy month weather wise. Beautiful warm sunshine with some temperatures in the UK reaching 21 degrees celsius one week to the chill of storm Gareth with gale force winds, sleet and torrential rain the next. Doesn’t the saying go “March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb”? ThisRead more