The Great Outdoors – High Peak Trail, Derbyshire

  Recently I've been planning some longer hikes with my Mum (as we both strive to keep active over Winter) and some shorter, fun walks with my husband and kids. A couple of times this month we've visited High Peak Junction at Cromford, Derbyshire and walked a couple of routes along parts of the High …

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ROAR by Cecelia Ahern – Book Review

The Blurb: I am woman. Hear me roar. Have you ever imagined a different life? Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided? Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar? The women in these startlingly original stories are all of us: the women who befriend us, the women who encourage us, …

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How To Reclaim Your Reading Mojo in 10 Steps

Hi! If you've hit a slump and have little motivation to pick up a book, be it your current read or any book for that matter, or if you haven't read a book in quite a while, this is the quick post for you! We ALL have these moments first of all, so don't despair; …

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Coming Home To Maple Cottage by Holly Martin (@HollyMAuthor) – Book Review

Coming Home To Maple Cottage  The Blurb: Isla Rosewood is creating a new life for herself and her sweet nephew Elliot in their cosy, yellow-brick family cottage, brimming with special memories. Living in Sandcastle Bay was never part of Isla’s plan but, after her brother Matthew’s tragic accident, her whole world changed as she unexpectedly became a mother …

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Our Clubfoot Journey- Bilateral Talipes: A guide to the condition, treatment and our experiences.

Today I am sharing one of the most personal posts I have written for this blog; on a special anniversary for us it felt fitting to reach out to anyone else who has a loved one going through any part of this journey, or to anyone who simply wants to understand more about this condition. …

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The Songs Of Us by Emma Cooper – Book Review

The Songs Of Us by Emma Cooper The Blurb: If Melody hadn't run out of de-icer that day, she would never have slipped and banged her head. She wouldn't be left with a condition that makes her sing when she's nervous. And she definitely wouldn't have belted out the Arctic Monkeys' 'I Bet You Look …

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20 Things To Embrace In Autumn

Autumn is creeping in and it holds its own charms, here's my list of its favourite features: 1. New beginnings - This year more than ever September has signalled a new routine for us. My eldest son has just started secondary school, youngest is in juniors and we now have new things to adjust to and …

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