Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

While I love walking on Dartmoor, I also enjoy doing a spot of wild swimming and there have been a couple on my ‘to do’ list for while. Tavy Cleave was one of them. It’s been on my list a while as getting to it is a bit of a mission. There are a...
Sensational summer strawberries recipe

Sensational summer strawberries recipe

When I think about summer, it’s long hot days, beautiful beaches and strawberries and cream. Wimbledon is in July, too, and this dish is synonymous with the tennis event. While this is a lovely treat, I found an alternative to cream which has less calories and...
10 craft projects for Halloween

10 craft projects for Halloween

Whether you’re having a party and want some decor, or need to keep your kids entertained, here are some crafty things I’ve gathered to give you some ideas. Have fun and happy halloween! 1. Butternut Squash SkullsYou may be used to carving pumpkins, but...
One minute fairytale: Little Red Riding Hood

One minute fairytale: Little Red Riding Hood

Originally published in 2011 Having recently rediscovering how much I enjoyed pen and ink drawing and creating a little red riding hood picture I decided to go one step further and turn this into an animation.  I like things to have a USP (unique selling point!)...
Wild Swimming at Sharrah Pool

Wild Swimming at Sharrah Pool

Floating on my back I felt the warmth of the sun on my face as the river’s current turned me in slow circles on my lazy drift downstream. A blue damselfly danced in the air inches from my face before joining others along the riverbank. Turning to watch them I realised...