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The Bay

It’s early morning as I slip out of the cottage door and head down the short lane alongside the garden.  There’s a faint pink glow in the sky as the sun starts to rise behind the clouds.  The tide is high in the bay and there’s almost no room to Read more…

The night owl

The owl came to me the other night.  And I don’t mean in a dream.  Literally.  Woken from restless sleep by the sound of talons skittering across wooden floorboards, the owl landed unceremoniously on the bathroom floor after flying through the open window.  It was so hot, the air so Read more…

The little bat covered in cobwebs, roosting among the rafters

The little bat

It was one of those lazy Saturday morning lie-ins.  The sun was streaming through the open windows and the first birds of spring were calling to one another.  I was just about to pour another cup of tea when the little bat flew in through the window.  It gracefully fluttered Read more…

About to go over the edge – snowboarding in the Alps

Feeling the fear?

I was recently asked an interesting question through an online blogging course and I wanted to share my thoughts as part of my first ever blog post.  So here it is: Do you fear not reaching your dreams? No, not at all, if my dreams involve travelling solo through South America, hiking Read more…