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…

Year of the staycation: Our first trip to North Wales

One positive thing about the coronavirus pandemic is that it’s forced us to look closer to home when it comes to holidays. I know we…

Why being happy for others is one of the best …

Thanks to social media, it’s easy to compare yourself to others. But we all know that many people use their platforms to highlight the positive…

My sober life; 3 years of being teetotal

I’ve been teetotal for three years this month. While I don’t consider it to be an ‘achievement’, it’s still nice to note. Obviously, I’m used…