FAMILY

Camper van adventures – the memories we take with us as we trundle on… 💙

This winter, we are preparing to say a last goodbye to our much-loved 26-year-old Bedford Rascal camper van – bought on impulse, on eBay, from a pick-up location 500 miles away, just under half a decade ago. This is, just to be clear, absolutely not the kind of thing it would ever have occurred to… Continue reading Camper van adventures – the memories we take with us as we trundle on… 💙

FAMILY · HOME

Happy Advent ♥️❄️✨🕯

December has arrived at last, tumbled towards through the beauty and transition of autumn and early winter; and is now fully settled in, bringing with it all its usual cosiness and warmth. I love the first morning of advent so much, calendars being opened and the countdown to Christmas truly beginning. Jasper and Jet got… Continue reading Happy Advent ♥️❄️✨🕯

FAMILY · HOME

Weekend fun with the furry babies… ♥️

This weekend has been one gratefully got to after a busy week, and one I’ve enjoyed so much, spending time with family, friends and of course the furry family we’re blessed to have in our lives too. It’s been cold but sunny, thick frosts lingering til mid-day but the sun as high in the sky… Continue reading Weekend fun with the furry babies… ♥️

FAMILY · NATURE & SEASONS

Into the embers… 🍁🔥🕯🌟

The time of year just around the corner for us now is my very favourite of all. 🍁 There’s nothing I love more than the wrapped-up warmth and cosiness of autumn into winter. Every morning as I drive into work there’s a subtle change in the trees lining the roadsides, just a flecking at first… Continue reading Into the embers… 🍁🔥🕯🌟

FAMILY · RATS · WILDLIFE

Scribbles from Seal Cottage (Part 2)

Once more writing from our summer holiday home on Islay, this time as our week away is drawing to a close, with our ferry back home booked for 9am tomorrow and just one last day of exploring the island ahead of us today.  This week has been one of the most peaceful holidays we’ve had, and… Continue reading Scribbles from Seal Cottage (Part 2)