Amazing Over 50’s – Jackie Lambert

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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#WordlessWednesday – “I’ve got What?”

Wordless Wednesday You know when you try discreetly to point out to a friend, they have something on their face, but they just don’t get it?

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Exploring Kirroughtree Forest

Back in November 2019, we decided to take Polly, our camper van and do some touring of Scotland, initially around the Dumfries area, then we’d see where Polly would take us.  We were also on the hunt for, not only some great walking, but some good mountain biking trails. Our first Brit Stop seemed to be…

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A Family Fun Day In The Mud!

A few months ago, I saw something on Face Book, which caught my attention.  It was an advert to take part in ‘The Muddy Dog Challenge‘ to raise money for Battersea Dogs Home. I’d never heard of it before, but the video looked like so much fun.  It’s a 5K run with your dog with…

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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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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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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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Friday’s Feel Good Therapy

  Want some Free Feel Good Therapy? Then get your trainers on and get to your nearest wood or forest, because it’s there waiting for you and I guarantee you’ll be feeling great the minute you start walking amongst nature. Anyone who follows my blog may know that I absolutely love nature and walking, so…

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#ThrowbackThursday – Mud? Who cares!

I originally posted this review around a year ago and because our recent dog walks have been quite muddy lately, I thought I’d post it again… For as long as I can remember I have been around dogs.  I grew up with dogs and as soon as I left home and was able to care…

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Here’s To Another Year In The Blogging World

A Happy New Year All! I hope everyone had a wonderful time over the Christmas and New Year period, whether that be a quiet time or big celebrations.

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#WordlessWednesday – Fungi

I Love Forests! The various Fungi are just one small part of those interesting wonders of our woods.

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#WordlessWednesday – Power Kites

Power kites are so much fun!  Whenever Jon sees an empty beach and feels a good breeze then the kite bag comes out and the dogs get excited.  I become the photographer and the

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#WordlessWednesday – Happy Pup

When all is good with the world 🙂 Feel free to add a caption 🙂

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Fun on a Lake, A Good Book and Planning a Canal Cruise

Last Sunday saw the sun shining again, so we packed a picnic and headed to Rother Valley Country Park.   Set in the Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, the park has 4 artificial lakes, nature reserves and plenty of recreational activities, including a water skiing/wake boarding cable system, an inflatable obstacle course, a water sports…

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A list of things to do at Sherwood Pines

The Forestry commission have excelled themselves in developing a wonderful area for all ages to enjoy nature at its best within the beautiful surroundings of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire.  Sherwood Pines is open every day except Christmas day, from 8am until dusk and has large, scenic areas for parking.  It cost us £6 to park for the…

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A Day Of Contrasts

I awoke this morning really early, to the sound of very noisy birds, singing & twittering to their hearts content, not caring at all that there are people trying to sleep on this boat. I was quite excited because today I was travelling to London.  

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