Travel journaling versus travel blogging

So this is the first post about travelling in our Motorhome.  It’s certainly not our first trip in Her it’s just that this blog wasn’t supposed to be about that. It was supposed to be all about Pine Needles and Pins but it’s sort of evolved into a bit of a life blog, just because…

A Letter to the National Trust

Dear National Trust Today we visited our local NT site, Mottisfont. We haven’t been since you’ve made all the alterations and were surprised to see the great big new entrance building. Although we loved the old wooden hut that previously greeted us, we realised that change must happen in the name of ‘progress’ and thought…

Green Gardening (with a splash or two of red)

Spring announces her arrival and I suddenly realise that the garden needs and awful lot of love and affection before the season truly begins.  Amongst the countless chores that need to be done is one that I’ve been putting off ‘forever’; emptying the first of three large compost bins that have been quietly ruminating for…