Barnsdale Gardens, Oakham

We fancied heading a little further afield last weekend for an outing and, via a convoluted set of circumstances, we ended up visiting Barnsdale Gardens just outside Oakham. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was very impressed. Barnsdale was the home of BBC’s ‘Gardener’s World’ back […]

A Walk in the Woods

Recently it’s been a bit busy and stressful in our house, so Luke and I were determined to really enjoy this week. Luckily, the weather has continued to be fantastic and, as I love Autumn, this has proved to be a great time to get as much walking […]

A Canalside Caper

I’ve always felt an affinity for canals and been fascinated by them. This might be because the Grand Union Canal runs close by the village where I grew up and so I spent a lot of time walking along towpaths as a child. My school also seemed to […]