Category Archive: Lancashire

A moving story

I’ve been woefully absent from this blog in recent months – due in most part because we’ve packed up all our belongings and said farewell to the United Kingdom. Our time there was… Continue reading

(not so) hot August nights

Our tiny family is wonderful and we’ve had a lovely few months. We are so fine, in fact, that I’ve felt uncomfortable writing about our adventures here – like sharing our  lovely normal… Continue reading

A ferry across the Mersey

This is bound to sound like some sort of bad travel writing, but, LIVERPOOL! I didn’t have too many pre-conceived ideas about Liverpool, but the ones I did have floating about were not all… Continue reading

The Great Harwood Spring Show

Our village had it’s Spring Show last weekend. It was pretty magic, having all the things a good agricultural show needs. Jousting, sheepdog trials, horse showing, pens and pens of sheep and cows,… Continue reading

Come get it bae

Albie isn’t blind in one eye after all! BOOM. A total result. After getting some pretty dire news from Specsavers we were referred to a child ophthalmologist at the hospital. This specialist appointment finally… Continue reading

One year Fred

Okay so this has been sitting in the drafts for ages now so I should just post it as it is {coughs} two months late…… It is so hard to believe that one… Continue reading

The Yuletide Log

And so, to Christmas. Albie was beyond excited about Christmas this year. He knew the Nativity Story, some carols, had a  wish list of presents and a myriad of logistical questions about Santa… Continue reading


21 December Sunrise: 8:25am Sunset: 3:53pm I know it’s not Alaska, or Scandinavia, but boy is it dark and cold right about now. I must have lived this when I was a twenty something… Continue reading

Hill and Dale

Another pretty, pretty walk. This time on the Yorkshire Dales, which are about an hours drive from our place. Steve and Louise, and their little-dog-who-could, Tenga, showed us along a hillside beneath an… Continue reading

Tricks and Treats

Sunrise: 7:28 AM Sunset: 4:18 PM Boy, is it getting dark around these parts. It is a treat to see the seasons turn so markedly. Autumn has brought great flurries of leaves down. Coloured… Continue reading