English Country Walks

Cornwall’s Coast and Hidden Coves on Christmas Eve


I was thinking about what would make me feel better whilst nursing a slight  (HUGE) hangover, as I’m sure a few of you are doing too, this being the first day of the New Year! And I decided that taking you on a trip to where I spent Christmas this year with my family would do the trick. Get ready for some stunning coast line, picturesque villages and the best holiday hideaway in England (at least, we think so)!


Walking in Yorkshire Woods on a Frosty Winter’s Day


There is nothing quite like walking in the woods alone, in winter. I love the stillness, as though your breath is the only thing moving. Tang of dying leaves and soft sunlight. Clean footsteps and crisp cold air. (more…)

A Very English Weekend In North Yorkshire


One weekend in February after a tough week at work, I went up to York for a visit.  (more…)

Time Travel : The Man who Captured Victorian England… With a Paintbrush


Stapleton Park near Pontefract, painted in 1877

If a picture says a thousand words this one could tell a novel. (more…)