Not just for Halloween!

Bats!!!  What first comes to mind when you see a picture of a bat?  Answers in the comments please! Is it vampires, caves and spooky stories?  Or an important and protected mammal which is a vital part of our native wildlife?  I know they're not everyone's cup of tea but personally, I find them fascinating.... … Continue reading Not just for Halloween!



Late to the party I know, but this week has been the 10th anniversary of ‘Zero Waste Week’ so I thought I’d find out what it’s all about and also reflect on my own journey to reduce the amount of plastic our household throws away. Launched in 2008 by Rachelle Strauss, Zero Waste Week is … Continue reading #ZeroWasteWeek


I haven’t really been in the mood for writing lately... I don’t know why, just other priorities I think! My blog has become one of those things that never quite makes it to the top of my ‘to-do list... So I was sat here reading... chilling a bit after a day of heavy mental activity... … Continue reading Bamboo

2018: An Update!

Is it really March already?  Doesn’t seem like it with the weather we’re having! That said, today has been a little brighter in Yorkshire and there are signs that spring is perhaps on its way. Apologies to any of you who have been following this blog, for the radio silence so far this year.  We’ve … Continue reading 2018: An Update!