I entered and completed the Lake land Trails Ultra (The 55km race) and felt a completely new person afterwards. This race was not just my first ultra marathon but carried a number of firsts for me; the first time id driven to the Lake District by myself, the first time I’d camped by myself, the… Continue reading My first ultramarathon
There are over 60 castles in Wales; and though as you know, I love a castle, by no means have I visited them all. Below are my favourite castles in Wales at this point in time.
After many many years of dreaming about this roadtrip, in July 2017, it became a reality. We flew out to Chicago and drove the route through to Los Angeles. The roadtrip took us just under two weeks – unfortunately due to work commitments, we couldn’t take any more time off, but if we could have… Continue reading My top ten “Must see” on the route 66 roadtrip through the USA
Overnight oats This makes oats so much creamier and thicker and you can make it in a box to grab and eat on the go on a busy morning. Put a you-sized portion of oats in a bowl or tupperware container (remember they will expand overnight), pour your choice of milk (even water works) over… Continue reading My top five weekday breakfasts
Leftover dinner from last night So you may consider this cheating, but I regularly make twice the amount for dinner and have it as leftovers the next day, hot or cold, I’m not fussy. Soup I will generally make this the night before too and its so quick and easy to grab and heat up… Continue reading My top ten quick lunches to make for work
Just like I love to go to a new place and get lost, meandering around the unknown, only to find a little gem that you (and the guidebook) had no idea existed, I find t just as pleasurable to go on a drive with no destination in mind and see what I find. Here is… Continue reading Driving with no destination…
My husband and I are massive history enthusiast and love to visit a castle or two. A lot of our interests are very different, but visiting a castle is one thing that we always agree on and we often plan a weekend around a castle call. We recently joined English Heritage for a year as… Continue reading My top ten castles in England.
Start the day with a jog around the world heritage site that is the Albert Dock and Pier Head. Go as early as you can drag yourself out of bed as it can get pretty busy. Spot the beautiful yachts (you might even catch the start of a race like the clipper round the world… Continue reading How to spend a day in Liverpool