Top Withens – Brontë Country

Today we walked along a pathway that was often visited by the Brontë sisters well over 100 years ago. The moors over Haworth were where inspiration was drawn for the many poems and stories written by Charlotte, Emily and Anne. … Continue reading Top Withens – Brontë Country

The Peak District!

This weekend my Mum and I headed off down to the Peak District with the Veteran Boot Breakers to take on a 15 mile walk across the district of peaks, taking in Kinder Scout, Winnats Pass and Mam Tor. This was my first time visiting the Peak District and the drive down there certainly did not disappoint. It’s like entering a whole other world, with beautiful woodlands and windy country roads. The views are astonishing, rolling hills towering over tranquil forests and sparkly reservoirs. We were booked in at Losehill Hall YHA and it was amazing. For a start the … Continue reading The Peak District!

The Weekend

Aaah another Bank Holiday weekend, what a treat. Well no not really, it’s pretty much just like any other weekend. Chris works Bank Holidays Mondays usually and up until about a year ago I always did too. I think this is the quietest weekend I have until the 21st of July. I’m not complaining, I love having things going on, outings, meals, trips away. That’s what life is about isn’t it? Enjoying yourself! This weekend has been rather uneventful but nice and relaxed. Christopher was at his Dad’s so that meant it was quiet, there was no washing to do … Continue reading The Weekend

You can’t fake happiness

  I’m a big believer in positive thinking but it has to come from a healthy place. You can’t force yourself to be happy and you can’t fake it neither, you’re only going to make yourself ill if you live like this. You need to be aware of your everyday humany-wumany feelings . You’re allowed to be sad, angry, down, envious, upset. These are normal emotions, sometimes it’s just a matter of feeling them in a less volatile way. I’m not happy all of the time and anyone that is, is either full of s**t or are being drip fed … Continue reading You can’t fake happiness