Race for Life Pretty Muddy

What. A. LAUGH! Pretty Muddy, Race for Life for Cancer Research. Phew! Earlier this year my best friend pushed me to enter this. 5k race with muddy obstacles, sounds right up my street! (Well, except for running 5k!). Unfortunately I … Continue reading

Helvellyn!

Two years after we conquered Scafell Pike the four of us set off for the weekend to tick off another peak from our wish list. I’m not any fitter than I was when I did Scafell, and actually due to … Continue reading

Zebby goes camping

Due to calving and other commitments Ash and I had one chance to get away and go camping this summer, so despite having a young puppy we thought we may as well get him used to it now and get … Continue reading

Frozen yoghurt & cool coats

Today we all took a break from work & home and ventured out for the day to the Cheshire Show.  Thankfully it was slightly cooler than recent days this week but still pretty hot, so I took Guinness’ Ruffwear Cool … Continue reading

Summer Events in Cheshire & Staffordshire

I love a good game fair, nothing beats wandering around a field in boots looking at stalls of outdoor clothing and handcrafted sculptures, plus watching fantastic displays of horse riding, sheepdog training, motorbikes and more. There are plenty of events … Continue reading

Bird feeder update

As it’s been a few weeks since we built the bird table and feed holder I thought I’d give you an update on how they’re going. For the first day nothing came anyway near it, then on the next day … Continue reading

Crufts

That magical time of year when every dog lover, owner and professional flocks to the NEC in Birmingham to celebrate all things dogs! I love it. I didn’t make it last year so I was extra excited this time, and … Continue reading

Mini Yankee Candle Haul & Body Shop Opening Party

Last weekend I popped in to one of my local shopping outlets while my car was having an MOT and came away with quite a few goodies. The candle shop has a HUGE array of Yankee Candles so it was great … Continue reading

My first time on a mountain bike trail!

About a month ago I treated myself to a nice new, amazing mountain bike. I’ve always pottered about on the same old mountain bike I was bought when I was about 14, with spring suspension and a tiny frame. It … Continue reading

Macclesfield Sheepdog Trials

  I love watching sheepdog trials. I really enjoy seeing Border Collies doing what they have been bred to do and working in harmony with their owner, controlling the sheep with a simple stare. Last year the international sheepdog trials … Continue reading

Walking Snowdon

A friend of mine has never walked Snowdon and as she was home from Australia for a few months we found a weekend free and off we went. I’ve walked Snowdon twice before, using the Llanberis path both times. The first … Continue reading

Another week in Anglesey

I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy two wonderful weeks in Anglesey in the space of a month. This time it was with Ash’s family. I thought I’d share a few of my favourite places and things we did with some photographs … Continue reading

A weekend full of cows, dogs and my favourite people

Do you ever wake up on Monday morning feeling like you need a day off to recover from your weekend?! I love being busy. Weekends are my time to cram a load of stuff in that I want to do! … Continue reading