July Family Adventure – 9 Miles of Sunshine and Golden Corn.

July is usually a very busy month for us, lots of end of term school stuff going on, planning for the summer holidays, and birthdays. It was another unplanned, last minute decision trip after looking at a rather full calendar.  Instead of driving out further afield in the car we decided to stay local and … More July Family Adventure – 9 Miles of Sunshine and Golden Corn.

Outdoor Sketching – My journey and tips for taking that first step.

“There are some moments in life that are like pivots around which your existence turns – small intuitive flashes, when you know you have done something correct for a change, when you think you are on the right track. I watched a pale dawn streak the cliffs with Day-glo and realised this was one of … More Outdoor Sketching – My journey and tips for taking that first step.

March Family Adventure – Yorkshire’s highest mountain, sunshine, snowball fights and first camp of 2017.

We did it! We climbed Whernside, completing our family challenge to climb all three of the Yorkshire Peaks.   For our March family adventure and coincidently Mother’s Day the stars aligned.  The weather forecast was ‘amazing’,  and we set off to climb Whernside and our first camping trip of 2017. It was the most beautiful … More March Family Adventure – Yorkshire’s highest mountain, sunshine, snowball fights and first camp of 2017.