Year of the Staycation: 3 nights in The Cotswolds

For our final staycation of the summer, Sam and I decided to spend three nights in The Cotswolds. It is full of beautiful scenery, pretty…

Year of the Staycation: Edinburgh & the Scottish Highlands

Although the UK’s green list for travel has updated since my last staycation post, it’s still too complicated for Sam and I to plan going…

Year of the Staycation: Glamping in Three Cliffs, Gower

As foreign travel still isn’t advised from the UK, our staycations continue. Back in March, I had a feeling that it wouldn’t be easy to…

Year of the Staycation: a night in Brecon Beacons

If you live in Wales and enjoy spending time outdoors, then you’ll have probably visited Brecon Beacons. With fresh air a-plenty, wide open spaces and…

Choose warmth; I don’t worry about being cool and …

I saw an extract of writer Matt Haig’s new book on his Instagram recently and it resonated with me. It said:  “Don’t worry about being…

Year of the Staycation: Hiking in the Lake District

As foreign holidays are still in doubt, making the most of the UK is very much our agenda. Neither of us had visited the Lake…

The harsh realities of being teetotal

My latest post on being three years teetotal has gone down so well, that I thought I’d follow up with the harsh realities that not…