Chee Dale Adventure

Having driven alongside this valley many times when I worked in the Peaks, I’ve never visited until this weekend.  I was seeing photos almost weekly on Instagram of those infamous Chee Dale stepping… Continue reading

Dukes Quarry

The other weekend we visited Dukes Quarry and the adjacent quarries at Whatstandwell.  We’ve spent time here before, many years ago.  Myself with work and together when we used to climb, not that… Continue reading

Because we like burning stuff.

We bought ourselves an Ezystove because, well, we like to burn stuff.  We trialled it for the first time today, just in the garden, along with the new kettle.  We set up a… Continue reading

A Christmas Holiday Diary

Peace and quiet, the boys are back at school.  That was a hectic couple of weeks.  I can look back calmly now and see all the lovely things we did, it’s difficult to… Continue reading

Snow Day

Back to blogging! Well maybe. Having a look back over the past few years of blog posts, it reminds me that maybe I’m not such a rubbish parent as I sometimes feel. I’ll… Continue reading

Tea and Tentipi

Wow, no blogging since May, it’s been a long break! So much has happened and changed, the boys are now both at school!  I’ll pretend I never left and continue as I was…… Continue reading