when I became enchanted by a very elderly and somewhat neglected Dutch sailing barge, all the warnings fell on deaf ears Continue reading Tender Loving Care and the revival of a historic Dutch lady
I ventured to the regal setting of Audley End House and Gardens, little guessing what a treat was in store Continue reading A day trip to Audley End – in search of unexpected Essex
I am no psycho-analyst or philosopher, but I firmly believe that, although they say the eyes are the windows of your soul, your bookshelves reveal much of your true self! Continue reading What could your bookcase be saying about you?
As my own health has recently improved through taking care with what I eat, so that of my pets has come under scrutiny. Continue reading Are you killing your pet with kindness? How to “spring forward”with your best friend?
…even on a cold winter’s night, when wind meets tide and she gently creaks and rocks, there is a sense of safety in her ancient, iron sides and a soothing cosiness comes from the glowing stove Continue reading Is barge life for you? Your questions answered
The current worldwide hysteria over immigration has left me, and I am sure many others, disturbed, saddened and uneasy Continue reading Have we forgotten what happened in our shared history?
Cats are like Marmite, people tend to polarise around loving or hating them Continue reading Cats – cosy companion or Devil’s spawn?
my personal creeds which may help you feel like a winner Continue reading Are you a winner in life? 3 Simple rules to live by for that Champion feeling.
So, how do you spend your Sunday; in praise, in bed with a mountain of print or heading for a leisurely brunch? Continue reading Sunday – Solemn Sabbath or News day?
When was the last time you considered your personal well-being? Or that of your family, community or even environment? As a buzzword of the moment, I notice it being used increasingly in surveys, reports and marketing. Continue reading Wellbeing – simple steps to happiness.