Elderflower Picking and Reminiscing at Pendower

A few years ago, I went elderflower picking with my mum. This resulted in her making some delicious and refreshing homemade cordial. Every May to June, when elderflower’s in abundance in Cornwall, I promise myself I’ll do the same. I’ve obviously waited a few years for the idea to imbue because this is the first

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Watching The Sun Go Down On Lusty Glaze

A Bit About Lusty Glaze An evening this week saw me stretching my legs with a friend. We decided to watch the sun go down on Lusty Glaze beach, in Newquay. Aside from its fabulous, somewhat flirty name, Lusty Glaze is a relatively secluded cove, nestled between Tolcarne beach and Watergate Bay on Cornwall’s north

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A Perfect, Slow Sunday

It seems the older I get the fewer opportunities there are to make the most of lazy Sunday mornings and engage in some slow living. Even on child free Sundays, there always seems to be something to do. Sometimes it pays to press pause and take advantage of not having to be anywhere or do

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How To Intentionally Slow Down When Life is Busy

The title of this post reflects my perpetual quest to slow things down a little. Admittedly, I don’t want to slow down all the time. There are periods though where I really need a slower times but feel the odds are against me. I like, and want, balance. I enjoy being busy and having things

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