Pen Pal Sign Up November 2018

Hooray, welcome to the Pen Pal Sign Up November 2018! This is a chance to get yourself a pen pal, or two or three. Of all of the Bring Back Paper activities that I run, I have to say that this is by far the most time-consuming and tricky to …

Things To Tell Your 9 Year Old Daughter Now

My daughter turned 9 last month. Boo is growing up. She is in that middle ground between child and teen, ‘tween’. It’s a tricky age, I think. She swings from being a little girl and wanting to run around playing with her brother, to stomping up the stairs and giving …

7 Simple Ways To Improve Your Garden This Autumn

I am a fair weather gardener. During the spring I am chomping at the bit to get out there to tidy things up and see what’s starting to push up. In the summer I am out there most days, tending to this and that or just meandering about and enjoying …

How To Get Into The Habit Of Reading

You know that reading is good for you. You know that you enjoy it. You love it when you find the time for it, but it’s such a rare thing to find the time to pick up a book nowadays. Well, today I want to share with you a few …

Feel-Good Treats This Autumn

I love the changing colours of this season, the sunny crisp mornings and getting out into the fresh air. And then as the darker nights draw in, I am all about staying snuggled up inside, creating a cosy home. As it looks like the weather has really shifted over the …

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