Out and About: Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire

It was visiting Salisbury that originally convinced me that I could live without London; it really is a beautiful place. I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve visited the cathedral over the years. Sometimes I’m there as a tourist to take photos, see the Magna Carta, eat in the cafe which spills out…

Experiments in Happiness: Gardening

I’ve had a garden for a long time, but it has been sadly neglected. It’s not that I don’t want to be there, but with hayfever, small children and an endless list of tasks that needed to be done every day it just really wasn’t a priority. Images of the garden shortly after moving Now…

Experiments in Happiness: Dogs

This is something that I know makes me happy; having a dog. I grew up with dogs and have owned two Golden Retrievers as an adult. I haven’t had a dog for three years, and I’m not sure that now is the right time to make a commitment to a dog so for the moment…