Monthly Archives: October 2021

The joy of holidays – Discovering somewhere new

When you travel on holiday (or indeed set off from your own doorstep), do you delight in finding somewhere new or prefer the familiarity and predictability of places visited before? I guess for many of us it’s a mix. If we’re taking a true staycation, that is to say, we are having a holiday at […]

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Majestic Malhamdale – Walking in an incredible landscape

There are so many words to describe the spectacular scenery in the limestone landscapes around Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. Something that I discovered again for myself on a morning walk today in the autumnal sunshine. Setting off early is always a good plan for Malham. It meant that I had the footpaths pretty much […]

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Being in nature. The wonders of Parceval Hall Gardens.

Tucked away in Wharfedale, near the pretty settlements of Appletreewick and Skyreholme are Parceval Hall Gardens. We discovered them one Sunday afternoon this summer. It was really to wonderful to be immersed in so much greenery. It had been a number of years since I had visited, and at that time I had only seen […]

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