Lancashire living

Spending my days exploring the depths of the Lancashire countryside and my evenings knitting and enjoying long chats with my Grandma, I am settling...

Happy campers!

This summer has, unexpectedly, been one packed full of camping. After a night spent by the beach in Norfolk where we camped purely for...

Cambridgeshire Wine School’s World of Wine evening

What better way to escape a wet and wintry October night than inside the Royal Cambridge Hotel sipping on good wine, in cheerful company....

“Aunty Alice”

The sex of the baby was a complete surprise so I had waited to get a present (although I was well equipped with two...

Susie Watson’s delightful designs land in Green Street, Cambridge

After celebrating the opening of the new Susie Watson Designs shop at the press evening in Cambridge last night, I was thrilled when my friend L decided...

A lining of love

Enjoying ‘auntie-hood’ far too much, I finished a little project today that I have been working on for my two-week-old nephew. When my sister...

My meringue masterclass

According to The Meringue Girls, it is not just the technology industry that is subject to constant upgrades and modernisation, the age-old, quintessentially English tradition...

An interview with Katie O’Hagan

From a huggable grizzly bear hanging decorations on his Christmas tree, to dashingly handsome red foxes dressed in country attire; illustrator Katie O’Hagan could give the deadliest...

Oh I do love to be beside the seaside!

I popped into Southport with my cousins today. Southport is one of the seaside towns I visit regularly when in Lancashire (my Grandma has...

A word a day

I picked up this little journal in Waterstones today and, positioning it conveniently by the side of my bed, I am determined to fill the...