Planting Trees With Ecosia

Big News – Have You Heard? You must have been hiding under a rock if you haven’t been aware of the devastating fires roaring across the Amazon rain forest.  I’m sure I don’t need to tell you why there are so many reasons why this is a terrible catastrophe, from the suffering and killing of…

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Amazing Over 50’s – Jon and Jo

Once again I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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#SundayStills – Let’s Look Closely

For Terri’s Sunday Stills photo challenge this week, the theme is Macro or Close-up Photography. So let’s look closely at a few things I’ve seen lately… Don’t you just love a Daisy? Especially with Rose the Collie in the background 😍

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Cruising UK Canals and Avoiding High Waters

During July we, (myself, Jon, our two dogs and two cats) set off again, on our annual cruise from our mooring in South Yorkshire, in our home on the water.  Last year, we travelled up to York and loved every minute of it.  This time, we said we’d like to explore other areas of the canal system,…

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#SundayStills – Sunny Yellow

This weeks #SundayStills photo challenge the theme is – Anything Yellow. Whenever I think of the colour Yellow, I think of sun, brightness, flowers and happiness You don’t have to go far to find such a vibrant colour…

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Amazing Over 50’s – Darlene Foster

Once again I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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The Stranger With A Cage

  The following short story is my own theory as to why a young stranger dressed as he was, carrying a strange item was walking in a wood.  We crossed paths in my local wood one morning early in July, you can read about it Here. I also invite you to write your own interpretation of…

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A Strange Encounter, You Write The Story

I thought I’d already seen many strange things in my lifetime, but it turns out I hadn’t.  This all became apparent on a morning dog walk through my local wood.  I  came across the strangest encounter I have ever had.  Certainly more strange than seeing two legged, large pink rabbits snowboarding down a mountain or…

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Amazing Over 50’s – Cara Achterberg

Once again I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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#SundayStills – Scenes of Stillness

Scenes of #Stillness When I think of the word – Stillness I’m taken back to many memories of where I have stood or sat in a place and realised there was no or very little noise, no movement, just enough silence for me to close my mind and to absorb what was around me, the breathtaking…

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We Made It To York!

Last Summer we took our first big cruise from South Yorkshire to York in our floating home.  By car it would take around an hour to get to York from where we have our permanent mooring in South Yorkshire, but on our canal boat last summer, we enjoyed a leisurely week or so of cruising, with…

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5 Ways To Have A Re-fresh

  Have you ever felt life was just ticking along.  All’s ok, but wouldn’t it be nice to do a few things a little differently, just take a little risk now and again, be a little impulsive to spark some excitement or jolt a little enthusiasm through your body?  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.…

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Amazing Over 50’s – Terry Corwin

Once again I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I am inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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#SundayStills – A Playground Can Be Anywhere

  I’ve been meaning to enter Terri’s Sunday Stills for such a long time, so this week I’m in! Here’s my take on this weeks theme – Playground A playground can be anywhere and you don’t have to be a child to enjoy it! 

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Walking The Lizard – Church Cove to Cadgwith

  If you’ve ever visited Cornwall, UK you may know that ‘The Lizard’ is the name of the peninsula in southern Cornwall, UK, with Lizard Point being near the most southernly point of the British mainland.  Whilst down there over Easter, we did some beautiful walking Jon and I, along with Jon’s mum, dad and…

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I’m a guest on Featured Writer Friday

I was so happy to be asked by Dan Sword to be a guest on his ‘Featured Writer Friday’ series.  I’ve been following Dan for quite some time now because his tips on blogging are  very helpful.  I talk about my blogging journey as I’m into my third year as a blogger now and let’s…

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