I’m fortunate enough to live in an area where there are so many places to visit for a day out. I live on the North East coast, If I travel North I have Northumberland, If I travel south I have Yorkshire and the east coast such as Whitby, and If I travel West I have Cumbria. I am surrounded by beautiful areas up and down the coast and remote woodland in all directions, Some are further than others but an…

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Do you go out with your local photography group? Well this week I was invited out on a photo walk, a walk I have done a thousand times, this wasn’t the reason I went, but at least I was there to lend a hand to others that needed, “went to the local river in Sunderland”. What I was most looking forward to was going star hunting to see if I could get the Milky Way or a star trail. The…

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Can your remember going to grannies and grandads after school or on a weekend and all they seem to do is feed you biscuits and cake? Ah the good old times. The only time you got away with eating bad food. As a child you think it’s the best. But in reality, did it do us more harm than good? Does it still happen now? Or was it a thing of the past. It definitely happens today as well as…

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Do you love pancakes? If so which do you like, flat English or fluffy American? I’ve always been a fan of American pancakes and I have tried a lot of different recipes and never really found the right mixture, all the ones I’ve made have been nice but never raised enough to the way I really like them. When I was in America the pancakes from IHOP were just out of this world, nothing beats a pancake from a true…

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We share all the duties in our home, well we both own our home so why wouldn’t I? Its not the early 1900s now, times have changed since woman ran the home and the men went out to work. The new age is seeing more and more stay at home dads, and women with high earning careers. It makes sense that we need to share responsibilities in the home. But it does make me think how many households still live…

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